Moebius Library: Inside Moebius Part 1

Dark Horse and Moebius Production add to Moebius Library

US publisher Dark Horse has announced the third volume in the Moebius Library with Moebius Library: Inside Moebius Part 1. Dark Horse is working closely with Moebius Production in France to produce the beginning of Moebius’s intensely personal project in English for the first time. Moebius Library: Inside Moebius Part 1 follows Moebius as heContinue reading Dark Horse and Moebius Production add to Moebius Library

TV21 146 - Thunderbirds by Frank Bellamy SNIP

Frank Bellamy’s Thunderbirds art at auction, Dave Gibbons “Watchmen”, too…

A dramatic opening page of Thunderbirds art by Frank Bellamy from the 1960s comic TV Century 21 is currently on offer on the Heritage Auctions web site, with current bids at the $1400 mark. The page, which featured in Issue 146, published in 1967, finds things are not “FAB” for Brains, Virgil, and Scott on thisContinue reading Frank Bellamy’s Thunderbirds art at auction, Dave Gibbons “Watchmen”, too…

Mœbius illustrations help celebrate work of Paulo Coelho 

The work of Brazilian author Paulo Coelho was celebrated at the current Salon du Livre in Geneva, Switzerland. (Albeit very briefly, if my limited French is correct). The exhibition includes all 35 watercolour illustrations by the late, great Mœbius  for The Illustrated Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream which was published in 1998. Given Mœbius’ otherContinue reading Mœbius illustrations help celebrate work of Paulo Coelho 

Antony Johnston

Lakes Festival Focus 2015: An interview with Author and Comics Writer Antony Johnston

Last year, in partnership with the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, downthetubes brought you a number of interviews with creators attending the event. We’ve run a series in the run up to their eagerly anticipated 2015 event this coming weekend (16th – 18th October), concluding today with an interview with author and comics writer Antony Johnston… Antony Johnston, whoContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2015: An interview with Author and Comics Writer Antony Johnston

Long time waiting: the work of Mœbius is to be re-published in English at long last, by Dark Horse

Dark Horse confirms Mœbius hard covers project, to delight of his many fans

US publisher Dark Horse has announced that the library of Mœbius, one of the most influential and respected artists in the history of comics and cartooning, will arrive on store shelves, in English, in a gorgeous series of hardcover volumes available for the first time in nearly 20 years. Issues over the English language rightsContinue reading Dark Horse confirms Mœbius hard covers project, to delight of his many fans