American comic artist and illustrator Tim Conrad – perhaps best known for his work on titles such as Conan, Kull and Epic Illustrated for Marvel Comics – has announced an art sale through his Facebook Page, to help pay $4000 medical bills
downthetubes regularly tries to pay tribute to comic creators no longer with us. We list those we have noted who died between January and June 2019, and others reported elsewhere, here. There have also been major changes in the US… Read More ›
Marvel’s January 2020 solicitations include the much-anticipated Death’s Head Omnibus TPB among them – a delightfully chunky, 416-page collection of (almost) all the early Death’s Head greatest ‘hits’, scheduled for release on 3rd March, which we trailed earlier this year.
Marvel’s Excalibur returns to comic shop shelves in October, and #2, on sale in November, and on offer will be a variant cover featuring a 2099 version of Captain Britain, part of a crossover event celebrating the “2099” Marvel Universe we first saw back in the 1990s
With only one month left until Disney’s highly anticipated D23 Expo in Anaheim in the United States (23rd – 25th August), Marvel has announced its show floor lineup, which includes guest appearances and panels, stage events, exclusive merchandise. More will… Read More ›
There was clearly some fierce bidding in the latest ComPal comic and comic art auction, with some high prices paid for the top lots, among them a copy of Amazing Fantasy #15, the first appearance of Marvel’s The Amazing Spider-Man,… Read More ›
Due to hit cinemas in the UK at advance screenings from 1st July, Spider-Man: Far From Home is set in Europe, pitting the superhero against a new threat.
Dreams really can come true for Marvel fans this summer; to celebrate National Sleepover Day, which falls today, Thursday 9th May, Madame Tussauds Blackpool is offering one lucky super-hero super-fan the chance to host the ultimate sleepover with the stars… Read More ›
First published as a signed Collector’s Edition costing £1750 a copy, that sold out within a week, Taschen’s Stan Lee Story is now available as an unlimited XXL edition, priced a tad more modestly. An unparalleled account of the life… Read More ›
Death’s Head is back! Marvel has announced a new limited series, written by Tini Howard with art by Kei Zama coloured by Felipe Sobreir, edited by Sarah Brunstad – and with regular covers by Nick Roche, launching in July. Here’s… Read More ›
Running until the end of March, London’s Orbital Comics is hosting an exhibition of pages from publisher DK’s latest title Fearless and Fantastic! — a who’s-who of female Marvel superhero character profiles. This collection profiles dozens of aspirational female comic-book… Read More ›