Shame - Hope by Lovern Kindzierski and John Bolton

Lovern Kindzierski and John Bolton’s new graphic novel “Shame – Hope” really deserves your attention

A downthetubes reader dropped us a line to ask what John Bolton had been up to comics-wise recently, which gives us the chance to plug the Renegade Arts fantasy project Shame by the artist, working with writer Lovern Kindzierski. John recently did a signing at Forbidden Planet to promote the series, and promote the stunning-looking and well-received Shame – Hope,Continue reading Lovern Kindzierski and John Bolton’s new graphic novel “Shame – Hope” really deserves your attention

Van Helsing’s Terror Tales rises from the grave

Available now direct from its original editor is a smashing collection of “Van Helsing’s Terror Tales“, strips first published in House of Hammer back in the 1970s. Unashamedly capitalising on the huge interest in the horror genre of the time, not only in the cinemas but thanks to late night film screenings on the BBC, combining aContinue reading Van Helsing’s Terror Tales rises from the grave

Margate Comic Art Festival 2018 Promotional Art

Margate Comic Art Festival guest list offers seaside treat for comic and genre movie fans

The line-up for the first ever Margate Comic Art Festival, coming in April, features a fine mix of both international and British comic creators, as well actors from Star Wars, the Harry Potter films, Captain America and Thor: The Dark World – as well as a host of colourful cosplayers.   Taking place over theContinue reading Margate Comic Art Festival guest list offers seaside treat for comic and genre movie fans

Night Raven: From the Marvel UK Vault TPB

Marvel announces Night Raven collection

(With thanks to Iskander Izzy Islam for the spot): Marvel has just announced the upcoming publication of a collection of Night Raven: From the Marvel UK Vaults, due for release in February 2017. “Night Raven” was written by Steve Parkhouse and drawn initially by David Lloyd, followed by John Bolton, in stories set between the World Wars, battling organised crimeContinue reading Marvel announces Night Raven collection

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Greg Tocchini, Esad Ribić and many 2000AD creators head for NICE 2016

We’ve had the brilliant NICE International Comic Convention (back for its fifth year on 3-4th of September at the Bedford Corn Exchange) on our downthetubes calendar for a while now, but here’s a more obvious reminder of the event, world renowned among comics professionals for having a peerless guest list, but within an intimate and family friendly setting.Continue reading Greg Tocchini, Esad Ribić and many 2000AD creators head for NICE 2016