Sneak Peek: Beast Wagon #2

The second chapter of Beast Wagon, the British Comic Award nominated black comedy from writer Owen Michael Johnson (Raygun Roads, Reel Love) and artist John Pearson, with letters by Colin Bell (Curb Stomp, The Fiction, And Then Emily Was Gone) goes on sale next month (from 16th November) – just in time to be on saleContinue reading Sneak Peek: Beast Wagon #2

British Comic Awards Hall of Fame: Dudley D. Watkins

British Comic Awards Shortlist announced, Beano artist Dudley D. Watkins enters “Hall of Fame”

After many, many months of planning, reading, more reading and even more reading the team behind the British Comic Awards have just revealed the nominees for 2014/15, selected from the Longlist of titles provided by the reading public, publishers and the creators themselves. The BCA committee have decided the following titles and creators listed below represent the very best, and indeedContinue reading British Comic Awards Shortlist announced, Beano artist Dudley D. Watkins enters “Hall of Fame”

Creators @ Glasgow Comic Con 2015 – Part 2

The fifth Glasgow Comic Con took place over the weekend of 4/5 July 2015 near the centre of Scotland’s largest city. downthetubes has already covered the convention with a preview and a review of the event and here we present the second part of our selection of the creators that were there over the weekend. Cosplay isContinue reading Creators @ Glasgow Comic Con 2015 – Part 2

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Kickstarter Sensation Beast Wagon Released Into The Wild!

    The first issue of Beast Wagon, the black comedy set in a zoo launched at Eisner Award-nominated OK Comics, Leeds last weekend following a hugely-successful Kickstarter campaign, which reached its goal in 24 hours, eventually going on to double the target set. Beast Wagon – which has has received rave advanced praise from critics and creatorsContinue reading Kickstarter Sensation Beast Wagon Released Into The Wild!

Nerd Hutch 2015

Nerd Hutch Small Press Expo Hits Newcastle!

My abject apologues to the enthusiastic team behind Nerd Hutch, a day long event celebrating some of the UK’s hottest small press and DIY talent taking place tomorrow at the Travelling Man comic shop in Grainger Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. Hosted on both floors of the Nerd Hutch venue between 11:00am and 11:00pm the event will feature a comicsContinue reading Nerd Hutch Small Press Expo Hits Newcastle!