The Hammer by Simon and Kieran Squires and Charlie Hogg

Crowdfunding Spotlight: “The Hammer” by Simon and Kieran Squires

Comic creator Kieran Squires gave downthetubes a heads up on his new project, The Hammer – an action-packed slams fantasy tale, reinventing Norse mythology with a savagely British sense of adventure and humour. The modest Kickstarter has just gone live and is worth checking out. The Hammer is a four part mini-series tracing the story ofContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: “The Hammer” by Simon and Kieran Squires

Torsobear 3 Promo

Crowdfunding Spotlight: TorsoBear – The Final Chapter

Independent comics creator and publisher Brett Uren has just launched the Kickstarter for Torsobear: Back on the Blocks – the third and final volume of the much-praised cartoon noir comic book about toy-on-toy crime in a fantastic city of playthings, created by Brett with many fantastic contributing writers and artists. “What Torsobear does magnificently is transplant the worldContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: TorsoBear – The Final Chapter

FutureQuake Issue 29 - Cover

In Review: FutureQuake Issue 29

The latest issue of FutureQuake – available online and on sale at various comics events across the UK at the publisher’s stand, see their blog for details – is another terrific anthology of stories from the cream of (mainly British) creators. Here’s what’s inside the 96-page issue – yes, 96 pages of comics goodness! – editedContinue reading In Review: FutureQuake Issue 29

Torsobear: Yarns From Toyburg Cover

In Review – Torosbear: Yarns from Toyburg

  Created by Brett Uren Edited by Brett Uren and Glenn Moane Cover by Hal Laren Writers: Brett Uren, Frank Martin, Grainee McEntee, Cy Dethan, Glenn Moane, Kieran Squires, Janos Honkonen, Brocton McKinney, Jon Scrivens and Jake Young. Artists: Brett Uren, Giles Crawford, Jon Scrivens, Matt Rooke, Peter Mason, Harold Saxon, Carlos Nick Zumuido, Brian Traynor,Continue reading In Review – Torosbear: Yarns from Toyburg

Torsobear: Yarns From Toyburg Cover

Spinning strange and creepy yarns: Torsobear Kickstarter launched

  Brett Uren and over twenty other comic creators, including Hal Laren, Cy Dethan and Kieran Squires have been beavering away on an intriguing-looking toy-on-toy crime anthology book the Aylesbury-based creator has conceived and is now seeking crowdfunding – Torsobear: Yarns from Toyburg, about the bright but blighted make-believe town of Toyburg.     The KickstarterContinue reading Spinning strange and creepy yarns: Torsobear Kickstarter launched