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Flashback: The Dawn of Marvel UK’s “Genesis 1992” Project with Liam Sharp, Bryan Hitch and more

Before Marvel UK’s “Genesis 1992” characters first spread their wings in their first US format books and weekly British comic Overkill, Editorial Director Paul Neary and I put together a promotional booklet promoting the characters, printed on the office photocopiers, but given ‘special’ cover by Liam Sharp and sold at the United Kingdom Comic Art ConventionContinue reading Flashback: The Dawn of Marvel UK’s “Genesis 1992” Project with Liam Sharp, Bryan Hitch and more

Scorch Comics Free Comic Book Day 2019

Eastbourne’s Scorch Comics hosts Liam Sharp, Boo Cook and Chris Weston Signing this Bank Holiday Monday

Scorch Comics, an independent comic book store in Eastbourne is hosting two major events in-store this weekend, offering customers the chance to meet some great comic creators – Green Lantern and Wonder Woman artist Liam Sharp​, and 2000AD artists Boo Cook​ and Chris Weston​. For the annual, internationally-recognised family-friendly Free Comic Book Day (Saturday 4thContinue reading Eastbourne’s Scorch Comics hosts Liam Sharp, Boo Cook and Chris Weston Signing this Bank Holiday Monday

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A Bad Day for The Avengers in London… in 1993!

If you think Marvel’s The Avengers were in bad shape at the end of Avengers: Infinity War, you should have seen them at the end of the Lord Mayor’s Parade back in 1993! A chilly November winds cut through capes and skintights like lasers. Continue reading A Bad Day for The Avengers in London… in 1993!

Some of the Portsmouth Comic Con 2019 guests: Will Simpson, Liam Sharp and Roy Thomas

Portsmouth Comic Con team hint at 2020 show in the works as second event nears

It’s only six weeks until the second Portsmouth Comic Con and its two content producers, Joel Meadows and Andrew Colman, have been talking about the upcoming event, and plans for the future… downthetubes: Were you surprised by the reaction to the first show? We were hoping it would be a success but we didn’t expectContinue reading Portsmouth Comic Con team hint at 2020 show in the works as second event nears

Thanos by Cam Smith

British Comic Artist and Inker Cam Smith among this year’s Inkwell Award nominees

We’re delighted to report British comic book artist and inker Cam Smith – known for his work at Marvel UK, 2000AD and for US publishers – has been nominated for an Inkwell Award – and there are other British nominees, too. The Inkwell Awards are the only non-profit organisation devoted to public education and promotion of theContinue reading British Comic Artist and Inker Cam Smith among this year’s Inkwell Award nominees