David Bowie by Boo Cook

Comic Creators Worldwide Pay Homage to David Bowie

 I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring. – David Bowie David Bowie‘s work – and indeed, Bowie himself – has often inspired comic creators across the globe, be it as they listened to his music as they worked or in their work itself. With his death atContinue reading Comic Creators Worldwide Pay Homage to David Bowie

Stuart Immonen

Panel Borders: Canadian (Web) Comics with Stuart and Kathryn Immonen, and more

In a trio of interviews recorded at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal, Alex Fitch talks to a quartet of Canadian comic book creators about their work on the Panel Borders radio show tomorrow. Husband and wife team Stuart and Kathryn Immonen discuss working together and apart on such Marvel comic books as NextWave, Heralds, HellCat and Fear Itself,Continue reading Panel Borders: Canadian (Web) Comics with Stuart and Kathryn Immonen, and more

Photo: Michael Bracewell. Photo courtesy of Thought Bubble Festival

Thought Bubble Festival reveals full 2015 line up

As we mentioned last week, Thought Bubble, the UK’s largest annual comic art festival which is now in its ninth year, takes place in Leeds from 9 – 15 November 2015. Supported by Leeds Dock, Leeds Inspired and Travelling Man Stores, Thought Bubble attracts fans and comic arts professionals from around the world, the FestivalContinue reading Thought Bubble Festival reveals full 2015 line up

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Thought Bubble 2015 Programme Announced

The team behind Thought Bubble, the annual and hugely-popular comics festival held in Leeds, have lined up a terrific week of comics celebration, bringing some of the best creators in the world to the city. The programme for this year’s festival is now live and contains full details of all the events taking place over the festivalContinue reading Thought Bubble 2015 Programme Announced

Kate Beaton

Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Kate Beaton, creator of “Hark, A Vagrant”

Last year, in partnership with the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, downthetubes brought you a number of interviews with creators attending the event – and we’re delighted to be able to run a series in the run up to their eagerly anticipated 2015 event in October, continuing the series with an interview with acclaimed Canadian artistContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Kate Beaton, creator of “Hark, A Vagrant”