Backtrack Interview: Frank S. Pepper

Creating Comics: An Archive Interview with Roy of the Rovers co-creator Frank S. Pepper

The Continuing Adventures of Frank S. Pepper This feature offers the full text of an interview Andrew Darlington conducted with the legendary writer Frank S. Pepper, extracted from a long series of correspondence, exactly as it was published in the ‘alternative’ arts-magazine Ludds Mill no.9 in September 1973. Andrew has resisted the temptation of amendingContinue reading Creating Comics: An Archive Interview with Roy of the Rovers co-creator Frank S. Pepper

Elric - The Vanishing Tower - Cover

Titan Comics new Elric collection hits bookshops today

Titan Comics fifth volume of the classic comic adaptation of Michael Moorcock‘s bestselling fantasy saga Elric – The Vanishing Tower – goes on sale in all good bookshops today. With his reluctant companion Moonglum in tow, the albino emperor embarks upon a perilous quest in search of the dark sorcerer Theleb K’aarna. But in orderContinue reading Titan Comics new Elric collection hits bookshops today

Art by Bill Baker

Eagle Daze: The Life and Times of Leonard James Matthews – Part Twelve

Leonard Matthews, General Managing Editor of Fleetway and the Eagle Group of Comics, was a Creative Visionary… but that, Roger Perry argues in his extensive biography of the man which continues here on downthetubes, is only due to him having utilised the ideas of others. In the final part of this twelve-part series, Roger Perry clarifiesContinue reading Eagle Daze: The Life and Times of Leonard James Matthews – Part Twelve

Eagle Daze 8 – TV21, Candy & Lady Penelope

Eagle Daze: The Life and Times of Leonard James Matthews – Part Eight

Leonard Matthews, General Managing Editor of Fleetway and the Eagle Group of Comics, was a Creative Visionary… but that, Roger Perry argues in his extensive biography of the man which continues here on downthetubes, is only due to him having utilised the ideas of others. Here, Roger recalls the creation of Martspress, the company that wouldContinue reading Eagle Daze: The Life and Times of Leonard James Matthews – Part Eight

World War X

British Comic Shop Releases (25th March 2015) – World War X, Elric and Nemo, too!

  Here’s our list of both British and US comics on sale this week in comic shops (Wednesday 25th March 2015). It complements our monthly lost of new graphic novel releases which you can find here for March 2015. Everything wraps up on 2000AD this week as Tharg’s droids reach the end of 2015’s first wave of Thrills, and prepare forContinue reading British Comic Shop Releases (25th March 2015) – World War X, Elric and Nemo, too!