John Higgins

Forbidden Planet “Death’s Head” Mega Signing Announced

Marking Marvel’s publication of their new Death’s Head: Freelance Peacekeeping Agent collection, the Forbidden Planet Megastore in London have arranged a mega signing event on on Saturday 29th February from 1 – 2.00pm. Signing at the event will be Death’s… Read More ›

Day of Dredd – Signing Details across the UK and US revealed

Rebellion has announced the full thrill-powered line-up of events for The Day of Dredd, celebrating the legacy and cultural impact of Britain’s biggest comic book export, Judge Dredd. Taking place on Saturday 7th September 2019, this mixture of creator signings,… Read More ›

Albion: Looking back at Wildstorm’s “British Invasion”

As Rebellion rolls out more classic comic collections and gears up for the second Vigilant special from Simon Furman and Simon Coleby, Luke Williams looks back at earlier revivals of some British comic characters… Rebellion are receiving plaudits for reviving… Read More ›

Artist John Higgins joins Lakes International Comic Art Festival line-up

Award-winning comic artist John Higgins has been added to the line up for this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival, running 12th – 14th October in Kendal, Cumbria. John’s career as a freelance comic artist started in 1977 soon after… Read More ›

Look Alive, London! Here’s some rare dinosaur invasion art by Don Lawrence

Regular readers of downthetubes will recall we previously covered the short-lived replacement to Look and Learn, Look Alive, highlighting an early appearance of the Alan Grant penned story “The Chronicles of Genghis Grimtoad”, drawn for the title by Angus McBride,… Read More ›

When Alan Moore wrote football comics…a look back at Marvel UK’s “Not the World Cup: The Official Souvenir Brochure”

downthetubes contributor and comics archivist Richard Sheaf has shared plenty of strange British comic one shots and short-lived titles over on his brilliant Boys Adventure Blog, and while his recent coverage of Gilbert’s Fridge intrigued, I think it’s more than… Read More ›

Lakes International Comic Art Festival art auction announced, includes Walking Dead, Batman originals

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is running another amazing original art auction, and advance viewing has just opened. The online auction itself begins on 1st May 2018. Aiming to raise funds for LICAF and the charity OCD Action, the… Read More ›

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