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In Review: The Lady and the Lost World

Written and lettered by Ian Sharman Illustrated by Hakan Aydin Cover art by Loles Romero Published by Markosia – out 25th June 2018 101 pages – Full Colour The Story: Emmaline ‘Emmy’ Harcourt is prone to wearing twin sets and pearls. She is posh totty and an adventurer to boot. She is looking for herContinue reading In Review: The Lady and the Lost World

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Markosia gets set to launch “The Cosplay Journal”

We’re delighted to report the imminent launch of The Cosplay Journal,from independent publisher Markoisa – a great looking guide to the hobby, edited by Holly Rose Swinyard, who has written some great articles for us here at downthetubes. Launching next month, The Cosplay Journal is a coffee table periodical focusing on the Diversity and CraftContinue reading Markosia gets set to launch “The Cosplay Journal”

In Review: Boudicca by Neal Romanek and Johan Swärd

Writer: Neal Romanek Artist: Johan Swärd Published by Markosia The Book: Britain. An island paradise, rich with gold and silver – and the world’s most powerful military machine wants it all for itself. The country and its tribes have been hammered into one unified colony, under one law – Roman law. When the king ofContinue reading In Review: Boudicca by Neal Romanek and Johan Swärd

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In Preview and Review: Mycelium Seep by Nir Levie

Created by Nir Levie Published by Markosia Out: 9th April 2018 This is not a normal reading experience. This summary of the plot is both true and misleading… The Story: Khalek is a teenage boy who lives in an underground city, the denizens of which manufacture their food from roots that penetrate downwards from aboveContinue reading In Preview and Review: Mycelium Seep by Nir Levie

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Creating Comics (and some dogged determination): Jasper Bark reveals the secrets of making “Parassassin”, his latest graphic novel

One of the most intriguing graphic novels I’ve read in the past few months is Parassassin by Jasper Bark with art by Alfa Robbi, first published in the brilliant digital anthology Aces Weekly but available now as a full-blown graphic novel from Markosia. It’s a head-scratching but ultimately very cleverly-told, quite mind-boggling tale that playsContinue reading Creating Comics (and some dogged determination): Jasper Bark reveals the secrets of making “Parassassin”, his latest graphic novel