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Date set for re-opening of London’s Cartoon Museum

The new Cartoon Museum will open to the public on Monday 1st July 2019, at its new home on Wells Street, London, near Oxford Circus. The Cartoon Museum has been a fixture of the UK Cartoon and Comics world since 2006 and after raising over £1 million and a six month fit-out, its Central LondonContinue reading Date set for re-opening of London’s Cartoon Museum

A design for the new Cartoon Museum in Wells Street, London

London Cartoon Museum move to Wells Street gets underway

After 12 years at 35 Little Russell Street, London’s Cartoon Museum is moving to brand new premises at 63 Wells Street, London WC1 – very near Oxford Circus. We previously reported on the reasons behind the move, which include a significant saving in terms of rent as well as more space. The Wells Street locationContinue reading London Cartoon Museum move to Wells Street gets underway

Look Alive, London! Here’s some rare dinosaur invasion art by Don Lawrence

Regular readers of downthetubes will recall we previously covered the short-lived replacement to Look and Learn, Look Alive, highlighting an early appearance of the Alan Grant penned story “The Chronicles of Genghis Grimtoad”, drawn for the title by Angus McBride, not Ian Gibson. (Gibson would draw an entire adventure published by Marvel UK). Well, here’sContinue reading Look Alive, London! Here’s some rare dinosaur invasion art by Don Lawrence

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London’s Cartoon Museum gets a permanent new home

London’s Cartoon Museum has announced it has secured a new, permanent home in the centre of the capital, just as it launches its 50 Glorious Shows! exhibition, marking 12 years in its current home on Little Russell Street. The new Cartoon Museum, which is due to open in January 2019, will be based on WellsContinue reading London’s Cartoon Museum gets a permanent new home

Pat Mills Signing - Orbital Comics - September 2017

London’s Orbital Comics announces Pat Mills “Be Pure” talk and signing 

London’s Orbital Comics will host a special signing event and free after-hours talk by 2000AD and Action creator Pat Mills next month. The event is a promotion for his new book Be Pure! Be Vigilant! Behave! (reviewed here) and will take place on Friday 29th September 2017. Pat is also co-creator of the British weekly comicsContinue reading London’s Orbital Comics announces Pat Mills “Be Pure” talk and signing