Tammy & Jinty Special 2019 SNIP

Out This Week: The Tammy and Jinty Special

Tammy and Jinty were two of Britain’s best-loved girls’ comics of the 1970s and ’80s – ground-breaking female-led comics that covered everything from science fiction and fantasy to romance and a whole lot of fun… and now they’re back, for what’s hopefully the first of many more Specials. In the Tammy & Jinty Special, withContinue reading Out This Week: The Tammy and Jinty Special

Tammy & Jinty Special 2019 SNIP

Tammy & Jinty Special 2019 Cover and line-up Reveal, Forbidden Planet Signing announced

Rebellion have revealed the cover of their eagerly-awaited Tammy & Jinty Special by Roy of the Rovers artist Lisa Henke, and more information on the content has now been revealed via Rebellion direct – and in an interview with editor Lizzie Boyle and writer Rob Williams conducted by Stephen Jewell online, ahead of coverage by Richard Bruton for the next issue of Comic SceneContinue reading Tammy & Jinty Special 2019 Cover and line-up Reveal, Forbidden Planet Signing announced

An extract from The Archivist by Daniel Merlin Goodbrey

Digital Comics at the British Library – more “Digital Conversations” event details revealed

Ian Cooke, Head of Contemporary British Publications at the British Library, has outlined a little more about the “Digital Conversations” event downthetubes has partnered with at the Library on Wednesday 18th April 2018. A panel on archiving digital comics will be chaired by myself, John Freeman, with comic creators Kate Ashwin, Yomi Ayeni, Daniel Merlin GoodbreyContinue reading Digital Comics at the British Library – more “Digital Conversations” event details revealed

The Archivist at Work by Daniel Merlin Goodbrey (2010)

downthetubes partners with British Library for “Digital Conversation” event in April

I’m delighted to announce that I’ll be chairing an event at the British Library in April, the first event downthetubes has ever been a partner in organising. Titled “Venturing off the page: exploring multimedia, animation and new narrative forms” guest speakers will be Kate Ashwin, Yomi Ayeni, Daniel Merlin Goodbrey and Bryan Talbot and PriorityContinue reading downthetubes partners with British Library for “Digital Conversation” event in April

The frontispiece for the first Widdershins story, which Kate Ashwin launched in October 2011. Art © Kate Ashwin.

Awesome Comics Podcast Episode 43 – Kate Ashwin and Widdershins!

Kate Ashwin, creator of the popular webcomic Widdershins joins the Awesome Comics Podcast gang this week to talk about her brilliant book series. They talk about how the strip came to be, her path to becoming a full time webcomic creator, her influences and so much more. Being a webcomic veteran, she is also aContinue reading Awesome Comics Podcast Episode 43 – Kate Ashwin and Widdershins!