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Jack Fallows stunning “Cryptogram” available to pre-order

Comic creator Jack Fallows, whose work we’ve praised before here on downthetubes, has announced you can now pre-order what I can only describe as amazing-looking Cryptogram 0.1 Spring 2017 (March) | The Woods.  “Cryptogram Puzzle Post is a monthly bundle of interlinking puzzles, codes, ciphers, riddles, spells and illusions inspired by witchcraft and alchemy,” he explains,Continue reading Jack Fallows stunning “Cryptogram” available to pre-order

Capturing Arts and Minds: Una’s new comic, “On Sanity: One Day in Two Lives”

Just published by comic creator Una is a new 40-page comic, On Sanity: One Day In Two Lives, a very personal project about illness and recovery in mental health, based on the story of her mother. Yorkshire-based Una explains it’s story of two halves, based on her limited edition 2008 zine Family Fun: On Sanity –Continue reading Capturing Arts and Minds: Una’s new comic, “On Sanity: One Day in Two Lives”

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In Review: Axolotl Issue 2 by Jack Fallows

Created by Jack Fallows The Book: 28 pages of extreme self-loathing in the form of diary comics, biographies, illustrations and reviews that tackle family history, depression, sexuality, love, loss, travel and growing up…   The Review: An anthology of a type, this comic is the second issue of a series that is a mix ofContinue reading In Review: Axolotl Issue 2 by Jack Fallows

Bears First by PM Buchan and Phillip Marsden

Bears First! PM Buchan and Phillip Marsden parody General Election concerns

  From the pages of The Final BLACKOUT, Manchester-based PM Buchan‘s upcoming satirical horror-comedy anthology with co-creators Jack Fallows (Axolotl) and Phillip Marsden (Kerrang!), comes BKIP, illustrated by Phillip, the story about Teddy Bear’s struggle to survive in a world where migrant humans are undercutting good, honest, local bears. Today’s the day the teddy bears have their picnic. A man with a love of theContinue reading Bears First! PM Buchan and Phillip Marsden parody General Election concerns

Nerd Hutch 2015

Nerd Hutch Small Press Expo Hits Newcastle!

My abject apologues to the enthusiastic team behind Nerd Hutch, a day long event celebrating some of the UK’s hottest small press and DIY talent taking place tomorrow at the Travelling Man comic shop in Grainger Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. Hosted on both floors of the Nerd Hutch venue between 11:00am and 11:00pm the event will feature a comicsContinue reading Nerd Hutch Small Press Expo Hits Newcastle!