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Phoenix Colossal Comics Collection launched

The Phoenix Colossal Comics Collection Volume 1 is now available with Volume 2 sheduled for 28th August and Volume 3 for 26th December. A raucous collection of thrilling, exciting and hilarious comics from The Phoenix, this bumper collection – priced just £9.99 – features over 200 pages of full-colour content, pulling together different humorous, informative,Continue reading Phoenix Colossal Comics Collection launched

Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art at Seven Stories - Press Image

New comic art exhibition in Newcastle is an absolute delight for British comics fans

Regular downthetubes readers will recall our previous coverage of Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art at Seven Stories, the new exhibition at Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books in Newcastle – but now it’s opened, we can reveal some of the amazing British comic art on display. Running until June 2018, the brand-newContinue reading New comic art exhibition in Newcastle is an absolute delight for British comics fans

Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art at Seven Stories exhibition

Newcastle upon Tyne’s Seven Stories announces new British comic art exhibiton

Love The Beano? Can’t get enough of superheroes? Read The Phoenix? Always wanted to have a go at making your own comic? You must visit the brand new Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art exhibition at Seven Stories in Newcastle upon Tyne, opening 21st July 2017. Seven Stories – the National home of Children’s BooksContinue reading Newcastle upon Tyne’s Seven Stories announces new British comic art exhibiton

The Phoenix is racked with teenage titles in WHSmith Lancaster (and not usually as prominently as it is in this picture)

The Independent celebrates modern British comics, offers Phoenix subscriber deal, UK news stand distribution costs revealed

British newspaper The Indpendent has published an upbeat article on modern British comics such as The Phoenix, which includes comments from Lew Stringer,  Jamie Smart and Phoenix editor Tom Fickling. Written by David Barnett, the article (“How classic comics gave way to garish magazines” – although that isn’t really explained) focuses on humour titles, so there’s no mention ofContinue reading The Independent celebrates modern British comics, offers Phoenix subscriber deal, UK news stand distribution costs revealed

Here's a special poster of the fifth anniversary Phoenix cover

Happy Fifth Birthday to The Phoenix comic!

Rising from the ashes of sad demise of The DFC, there were some that doubted the weekly The Phoenix comic would endure any longer than its predecessor – but the naysayers have been proven wrong and this week the title celebrates its fifth anniversary with a special cover digitally signed by the many creators whoContinue reading Happy Fifth Birthday to The Phoenix comic!