In Review: The Phantom – Scarlet Sapphire

Regular readers of downthetubes will recall we reported back in March that Dublin-based independent comics publisher Lightning Strike Comics was to release a new Phantom comic, Scarlet Sapphire. Well, this stunning-looking comic gets its public launch tomorrow (Saturday 3rd June) at the Filmbase Temple Bar in Dublin – with a small Gallery Exhibition of someContinue reading In Review: The Phantom – Scarlet Sapphire

The Phantom - Scarlet Sapphire art by Stephen Mooney

Lightning Strike Comics announces new Phantom comic, Scarlet Sapphire

Dublin-based independent comics publisher Lightning Strike Comics has announced the creative team behind their new Phantom comic, Scarlet Sapphire, and has released a smashing piece of preview art by Stephen Mooney, who is also writing the book. The new title follows the company’s publication of a special 60th anniversary Phantom tribute last year, working in partnershipContinue reading Lightning Strike Comics announces new Phantom comic, Scarlet Sapphire

The Phantom 80th Anniversary Special Promo

Dublin Comic Con’s 80th Anniversary Phantom Comic Gets Special Limited Edition Release

Earlier this year, the Dublin Comic Con was granted a special license by King Features Syndicate via AllSorts Media to produce a special comic celebrating The Phantom‘s 80th Anniversary. All proceeds from sales of the comic produced are being donated to Tallaght, Crumlin and Temple Street Children’s Hospitals in Dublin. The comic was an exclusiveContinue reading Dublin Comic Con’s 80th Anniversary Phantom Comic Gets Special Limited Edition Release

Belfast Comics Fayre (Updated)

The “family fun day” event is run by Avalon Arts, a collective organising workshops, alternative and craft fairs and music performances. The site is a good one: Haymarket Arcade is located at the bottom of the central Royal Avenue, about five minutes walk from City Hall. The recently converted arcade has some resonance for comicsContinue reading Belfast Comics Fayre (Updated)