Jamie Smart

Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art open at Telford’s Coalbrookdale Gallery

The touring British comics exhibition, Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art, from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, is currently being hosted at the Coalbrookdale Gallery, adjacent to Enginuity, part of Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, until 1st September 2019…. Read More ›

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… Read More ›

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… Read More ›

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