The Life and Work of Alberto Breccia by Ron Tiner

Comic Creator Spotlight: The Life and Work of Alberto Breccia – Part Three by Ron Tiner

He’s perhaps best known to British comic fans for his work through the Bardon Press Features office in Barcelona for Fleetway Edtions in the 1960s, first on Super Detective Picture Library Number 172 “Passport to Peril” (an adaptation of the novel, Assignment Helene by Edward S Aarons), drawing episodes of “Spy 13” and “Kit Carson” for the Cowboy Picture Library, among other work. But Argentine artist AlbertoContinue reading Comic Creator Spotlight: The Life and Work of Alberto Breccia – Part Three by Ron Tiner

Beyond Lovecraft: An Interview with Jasper Bark and Rob Moran about their new graphic novel

Comics writer Jasper Bark (who I’ve been privileged to work with in the past on a couple of projects) and artist Rob Moran have just launched a crowdfunding appeal to support their latest project, Beyond Lovecraft – a graphic novel they tell us that will change the way you see the Cthulhu Mythos forever. IContinue reading Beyond Lovecraft: An Interview with Jasper Bark and Rob Moran about their new graphic novel

Marvel Super Special #22: Blade Runner

BFI announces Blade Runner re-release and more 2015 film highlights

  The BFI has revealed a selection of film highlights to look forward to in 2015 which include a number of films that will appeal to downthetubes readers, including a re-release of Ridley Scott‘s Blade Runner: The Final Cut and the screening of a number of horror, fantasy and animated films. Many BFI releases will be pickedContinue reading BFI announces Blade Runner re-release and more 2015 film highlights

British Comic Shop Releases (3rd December 2014) – Marshal Law, “Brass Sun” Zenith and “Soppy” love!

  Here’s a list of comics – both US and UK releases – on sale in specialist UK comic shops today, Wednesday 3rd December 2014, courtesy of First Age Comics, Lancaster. We’ve picked out the titles published by British publishers in bold below, or titles with a British connection we’re aware of. As well as a 2000ADContinue reading British Comic Shop Releases (3rd December 2014) – Marshal Law, “Brass Sun” Zenith and “Soppy” love!

The Motherless Oven - SNIP

Lakes Festival Focus: Comic Artist Rob Davis

In the run up to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival (17th – 19th October), we’re aiming to run a number of interviews spotlighting at least a few of the huge number of guests and comic creators who will be at the event, continuing today with the Rob Davis, whose amazing work spans characters such as Roy of theContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus: Comic Artist Rob Davis