Striker - The Final Whistle Montage

Striker: The Final Whistle special announced, ending strip’s 34-year run

The final episode of the long-running comic strip Striker will be featured in a commemorative 52-page collectors’ edition of the comic, Striker: The Final Whistle. At least 33 pages of The Final Whistle will be all-new comic strips, picking up from where Issue 24 of the recently-published Striker comic left off and bringing the storyContinue reading Striker: The Final Whistle special announced, ending strip’s 34-year run

Judge Dredd Megazine 387 - SNIP

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 also includes a smashing interview with veteran comics artist John Stokes, who returns to comics thisContinue reading John Stokes interviewed in Judge Dredd Megazine, classic strip “The Lawless Touch” from Tornado reprinted 

Personalised Thunderbirds Collector’s Edition Book

“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 collections previously published by Egmont UK, priced at £14.99 each. The books offer different collectionsContinue reading “I Just Love It” gift company launches personalised Thunderbirds comic collections

Super Naturals Adventure Book

British Comics Past: Super Naturals

Super Naturals must surely rank as one of the shortest-lived British comics of all time, with just nine regular issues to its name. In common with the M.A.S.K. and Ring Raiders comics, Super Naturals was based on a series of toys, released in 1986 by Tonka, a company now owned by Transformers makers Hasbro. TheContinue reading British Comics Past: Super Naturals

Promotional art for Rebellion's new One-Eyed Jack collection, based on the character's first cover appearance in Valiant

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 comics export, future policeman Judge Dredd, One-Eyed Jack was a Dirty Harry-style cop, created byContinue reading Exclusive: Rebellion returns John Wagner’s One-Eyed Jack to duty in first Fleetway archive collection