Craft Comic Festival 2017

Comic creators, a bar – and a Music Festival in Liverpool? Sounds like a great combination!

Ace Liverpool-based comic creators Tom Ward (writer and creator of MERRICK: The Sensational Elephant Man, co-creator of Doc Dino) and Chris Welsh (creator of Wart and the horror anthology The Grime) are running a little tester comic event out of a bar at the end of this month, in conjunction with a local music festival. The free Craft Comic FestivalContinue reading Comic creators, a bar – and a Music Festival in Liverpool? Sounds like a great combination!

Papercuts and Inkstains Collected -Cover

Last few days to back a bumper comics collection from Madius Comics, collecting “Papercuts and Inkstains” – in colour

There are just a few more days to go to back the Kickstarter appeal for Paperbacks and Inkstains – The Collected Papercuts and Inkstains from Madius Comics, a 200 page-plus book of strips we’ve enthused about here on downthetubes – but this time out, published in colour, edited by Rob Jones and Mike Sambrook. The MadiusContinue reading Last few days to back a bumper comics collection from Madius Comics, collecting “Papercuts and Inkstains” – in colour

Creators @ Thought Bubble 2015: Part 2 – Small Press

The ninth annual Thought Bubble Festival took place in Leeds over the week of 9-15 November 2015, however it is the huge two-day comic convention over the weekend of 14-15 November that the vast majority of punters and creators think of when “Thought Bubble” is mentioned. Antony Esmond has already reviewed this year’s Thought BubbleContinue reading Creators @ Thought Bubble 2015: Part 2 – Small Press