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Comics Take over Frome, Somerset this Weekend! (And watch out for Darth Vader, too…)

This weekend 12th – 13th August 2017 will see the second ever Frome Comic Con which I’m afraid I’ve missed news about completely so apologies to the organisers. Frome, in Somerset, is home to Disconnected Press, run by Conor and Lizzie Boyle, and they’ve been doing their bit to bring some great writers, artists, bloggers andContinue reading Comics Take over Frome, Somerset this Weekend! (And watch out for Darth Vader, too…)

In Review: MULP – Sceptre Of The Sun Issue 4

Writer Matt Gibbs and artist Sara Dunkerton return with the penultimate episode of their globe spanning 1930s adventure MULP: Sceptre Of The Sun. This mousey take on Indiana Jones has been a favourite here on downthetubes from the beginning and as the story draws to its conclusion the two disparate teams searching for the fabled sceptre,Continue reading In Review: MULP – Sceptre Of The Sun Issue 4

The Thirteenth Doctor by Rori, creator of the comic strip Tiny Pink Robots

That Was The Week Comics Was – New Scream! and Misty, Doctor Who and a Lime Street Leopard!

It’s been a busy week! Here are some items you may have missed on our site and beyond. Have a great weekend! • Sales of the Oor Wullie Bucket Calendar have raised £3000 for Archie Foundation’s Tayside Children’s Hospital Appeal, Dundee’s Evening Telegraph reports. The Bucket Trail (which we covered here on downthetubes) ran for tenContinue reading That Was The Week Comics Was – New Scream! and Misty, Doctor Who and a Lime Street Leopard!

Sneak Peek: MULP – Sceptre Of The Sun Issue 4 by Matt Gibbs and Sara Dunkerton

Writer Matt Gibbs and artist Sara Dunkerton’s anthropomorphic rodent adventurers return in the penultimate issue of MULP: Spectre Of The Sun. Published by Improper Books, MULP issue 4 was launched at the Cardiff Independent Comic Expo on Saturday 8 July and will be available from supporting UK comic shops from Wednesday 19 July 2017. MULP: Sceptre ofContinue reading Sneak Peek: MULP – Sceptre Of The Sun Issue 4 by Matt Gibbs and Sara Dunkerton

Incredible Comic Shop Smnall Press signing 15th July 2107

Small Press invades the Incredible Comic Shop, Swindon!

The Incredible Comic Shop in Swindon has some spiffy new premises in the Plaza Brunel Centre and welcomed the great unwashed of the Small Press Community to a Small Press Signing Day on Saturday the 15th July 2017, which we trailed here on downthetubes. I popped along and bothered people. It turned out to beContinue reading Small Press invades the Incredible Comic Shop, Swindon!