A panel from "Robot Archie" in Lion. If you look closely, in the bottom right hand corner artist Ted Kearon has managed to sneak his name in! This is from the issue cover dated 15th July 1967. With thanks to Bambos Georgiou

Why Rebellion’s acquisition of IPC’s “classic comics” is great news for fans

David McDonald of Hibernia Comics, publishers of a number of limited edition collections and Archive books, assesses the impact Rebellion’s purchase of the IPC comics archive from TI Media and what it may mean for fans of British comics… The news last week that 2000AD publisher Rebellion bought all of the pre-1969 Amalgamated Press/IPC propertiesContinue reading Why Rebellion’s acquisition of IPC’s “classic comics” is great news for fans

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Unbox Studios reveals authorised Marshal Law figure

Unbox Studios are to release a Marshal Law figure approved by Pat Mills and Kevin O’Neill in October. It’s been a long time in development, but it’s definitely worth the wait. Available globally, this is just one of many great comics-inspired figures from the company, who also produce a Judge Dredd and Judge Death figures.Continue reading Unbox Studios reveals authorised Marshal Law figure

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest  #1 and #2

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest #1 reprints in comic shops now, along with #2

It’s a Top Shelf Two-in-One! Issue #1 of Alan Moore & Kevin O’Neill‘s final project, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest sold out immediately upon release, but reprints are now back in stock… along with the brand-new issue #2! Head to your favourite comic shop now to grab ’em. In case you missed it, after an epicContinue reading League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest #1 reprints in comic shops now, along with #2

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League of Extraordinary Gentlemen finale continues in October, new omnibus edition out next year

Echoing British girls comics of the 1960s and 70s, Kevin O’Neill‘s fantastic cover for the third jaw-dropping instalment of his and Alan Moore’s astonishing League of Extraordinary Gentlemen swan-song The Tempest takes us from a boarding school in Big Brother-dominated England to a civic ball with a Frankenstein monster in Toyland. The story pauses forContinue reading League of Extraordinary Gentlemen finale continues in October, new omnibus edition out next year

Alan Moore. Photo by José Villarrubia

Creating Comics: A Turn of the Millennium Interview with Alan Moore, Part Two

First published on the Engine Comics web site way back in 2002, this is the second part of a wide-ranging interview with Alan Moore specifically about writing comics with Daniel Whiston is a fascinating read, and is re-published here on downthetubes with permission of the interviewer. You can read Part One, which we re-published lastContinue reading Creating Comics: A Turn of the Millennium Interview with Alan Moore, Part Two