This is a growing list of resources for creators, comic buyers and parents affected by the CoronaVirus Pandemic Lockdown in the UK – and hopefully beyond
The Lakes International Comics Art Festival has announced its 2020 Race Into Space Comic Strip Challenge, a new competition for unpublished comics creations
B7 Media has just launched a crowdfunder for a new season of Dan Dare Audio Adventures, completing a trilogy to story arcs that reinvented the classic Eagle comic character for the 21st Century and coinciding with the space hero’s 70th anniversary this year.
In his latest regular “Hatch, Match & Dispatch” features on major British comics anniversaries on his brilliant Rusty Staples blog, comics writer Michael Carroll notes the upcoming 30th anniversary of Strip, published by Marvel UK
The Cor!! Buster Easter Special is back with another 52 pages of all-out comedy anarchy this April from the Treasury of British Comics, wrapped in an ace cover by Neil Googe! Firmly aimed at kids (young and old!), the Cor!!… Read More ›
We wish all downthetubes readers a very Happy New Year – and decade! Here’s to exciting times ahead for us all!
Broadcaster Jonathan Ross joins campaign to preserve British Comics History and call for national Comics Museum
Comic artists, writers, editors, publishers, academics and broadcaster and comics collector Jonathan Ross gathered in person and by Skype at London’s Cartoon Museum this weekend (Saturday 2nd November 2019) to voice support for the preservation of British comics history, and… Read More ›
Today is the cover date for the first issue for Doctor Who Weekly, launched by Marvel UK in October 1979 – and I’m very proud to have played a small part in the continuing adventures amazing publication known today as… Read More ›
The Cor! & Buster Humour Special is still on sale in WHSmith and selected newsagents for another couple of weeks, so if you’re looking for a brilliant all-ages treat for your kids, why not pop out and buy it now?… Read More ›
ComicScene Issue 4 is out now in all good comic shops and available through many newsagents – and includes a free 16-page supplement featuring Simon Furman and Geoff Senior‘s new 10 part comic, To The Death. The supplement includes an… Read More ›
John Freeman provided us with his insights into attending the Doctor Who Appreciation Society’s Capitol IV convention, as a guest, earlier in the week. I thought it would be a nice contrast to offer a few of my own observations,… Read More ›
Today’s the day! The all-new Cor!! and Buster Humour Special is on sale today in all good newsagents and British comic shops!