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John Stokes interviewed in Judge Dredd Megazine, classic strip “The Lawless Touch” from Tornado reprinted 

We’ve already trailed this week’s 2000AD – but don’t forget Judge Dredd Megazine (Issue 387) is on sale now, with a plethora of great strips – “Judge Dredd”, “Anderson – Psi Divison”, “Havn”, “Dredd” and “The Dark Judges”. The issue… Read More ›

“I Just Love It” gift company launches personalised Thunderbirds comic collections

Gift company I Just Love It has launched a range of personalised hardback and softback Thunderbirds-inspired books utilising strips from several sources – and a Gerry Anderson Collector’s Edition that offers other strips, too. Seven new personalised books are now available, re-packaging… Read More ›

Exclusive: Rebellion returns John Wagner’s One-Eyed Jack to duty in first Fleetway archive collection

As Judge Dredd prepares to celebrate his 40th birthday, downthetubes can exclusively reveal his publishers Rebellion are preparing to fire his ultra-violent origins from the 1970s and back into readers’ hands for the first time. The root of Britain’s biggest… Read More ›

Sneak Peek: First ever complete collection of the early years of The Sun’s “Striker” comic

Pete Nash, creator of Striker, published by The Sun and online on Planet Striker, has given us a sneak peek at some of the pages of the first ever sequential collection of the hugely popular football strip, Striker: The Complete Collection… Read More ›

Something For The Weekend: New Comics On Sale (w/c 11th July 2016): Judge Dredd and Johnny Red!

Comic shops are telling us they have stock of this week’s top-selling comic collection in the UK, Judge Dredd: The Cursed Earth Uncensored, but once they’re gone, they’re gone, because publisher Rebellion has announced the book has sold out, so no… Read More ›

Eagle Daze: The Life and Times of Leonard James Matthews – Part Six

Leonard Matthews, General Managing Editor of Fleetway and the Eagle Group of Comics, was a “Creative Visionary”… but that, Roger Perry argues in his extensive biography of the man which continues here on downthetubes, is only due to him having utilised the ideas… Read More ›

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