Brick (aka John Stuart Clark with is strip "Let’s All Sing With The Chipmunks"

WebFind: Various Artists – Comics about the Music that inspires us

I’ve just come across Various Artists, a great web site packed with music inspired comics, the brainchild of artist Tim Bird, whose  books include Grey Area, Reads and the forthcoming The Great North Wood from Avery Hill Publishing. Rock & Pop started as a webcomic in 2015, taking songs that were significant to artist as he was growingContinue reading WebFind: Various Artists – Comics about the Music that inspires us

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Observer/ Cape/ Comica Graphic Short Story 2017 Competition Launches

Are you an aspiring graphic novelist? Do you have an original story to tell? Jonathan Cape Graphic Novels and Comica have again got together with the Observer newspaper to offer you the chance to see your work in print and win £1,000. Now in its 11th year, it’s an opportunity to get your work read by industryContinue reading Observer/ Cape/ Comica Graphic Short Story 2017 Competition Launches

Matthew Dooley’s Milkman tale wins him £1000 Graphic Short Story Prize

Matthew Dooley, whose previous works include the self-published comic Meanderings, is the 2016 winner of the Cape Observer Comica Graphic Short Story Prize. His four-page story, “Colin Turnbull: A Tall Story“, which you can read here, wins £1,000 cash and will be published in the Observer New Review. It’s fifth time lucky in this competitionContinue reading Matthew Dooley’s Milkman tale wins him £1000 Graphic Short Story Prize

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Preview – Dirty Rotten Comics Issue 7

Dirty Rotten Comics issue 7 Edited by Gary Clap and Kirk Campbell Featuring – Matthew Dooley, Alex Potts, Jey Levang, Darren Cullen & Mark Tolson, Kathryn Briggs, Peony Gent, Andrez Bergeb & Chris Wahl, Douglas Noble, Stanley Miller, Bethan Mure, Benjamin A. E. Filby, Kevin Loftus, Andrew Warwick, Lucie Ebrey, Henry Miller, Henry St. LegerContinue reading Preview – Dirty Rotten Comics Issue 7

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Dirty Rotten Comics team go crazy and launch new publishing house, Throwaway Press

The team behind the brilliant Dirty Rotten Comics anthology, which we’ve raved about several times here on downthetubes, have clearly gone completely mad with power and launched their own publishing house – Throwaway Press. The brand new publishing house is headed up by DRC’s very own Kirk Campbell and Gary Clap, and the team say they aimContinue reading Dirty Rotten Comics team go crazy and launch new publishing house, Throwaway Press