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A Grand Day Out: A Trip to London’s Cartoon Museum 

London’s Cartoon Museum is a great place to visit – and downthetubes reader Izzy World popped along recently to take a look… Located in the heart of Bloomsbury, about five minutes from either Tottenham Court Road or Holborn tube, the Cartoon Museum is a great little place to visit. It even has its own artist-in-residenceContinue reading A Grand Day Out: A Trip to London’s Cartoon Museum 

Part of the the cover of Black Dog – The Dreams of Paul Nash by Dave McKean

Dave McKean’s “Black Dog – The Dreams of Paul Nash” graphic novel project to get Cumbrian Premiere

Cumbria will host a world-premiere performance and the launch of Black Dog – The Dreams of Paul Nash – a unique graphic novel project combing comic art and performance by Dave McKean as part of 14-18 NOW, the UK’s official arts programme for the World War One centenary. Initiated by the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, Black DogContinue reading Dave McKean’s “Black Dog – The Dreams of Paul Nash” graphic novel project to get Cumbrian Premiere

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Remember Trigan Empire? Cartoon Museum Seeks Your Comments

The late 1930s… and in Florida’s swamps, a UFO crashes, the men on board all dead, but with a collection of books that, eventually translated, reveal the chronicles of the Trigan Empire. First appearing in Ranger “The Rise and Fall of the Trigan Empire” was introduced to the readers of “the magazine for boys”, writtenContinue reading Remember Trigan Empire? Cartoon Museum Seeks Your Comments

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Achi Baba, a new Graphic Novel, explores World War One Gallipoli Campaign

12th July 1915 will see the centenary of the final attempt by Allied Forces to take the ‘strategically important’ hill of Achi Baba, a critical cornerstone in the Gallipoli Campaign’s objective to advance into Constantinople and the Ottoman Empire. Like so much of the controversial campaign, it was a failure. Now, Magic Torch, an artsContinue reading Achi Baba, a new Graphic Novel, explores World War One Gallipoli Campaign