Apollo - Warm up Art SNIP

Doctor Who artist Mike Collins on board for “Apollo” graphic novel from SelfMadeHero

Doctor Who and Star Trek artist Mike Collins – not to be confused with NASA astronaut Michael Collins in this instance – is working on Apollo, a new graphic novel about the manned moon missions on the 1960s and early 1970s. Written by Dead Canary Comics founders Matt Fitch and C.S. Baker, the novel will be publishedContinue reading Doctor Who artist Mike Collins on board for “Apollo” graphic novel from SelfMadeHero

Nick Abadzis: Apollo Remembered

Here’s a fab image from Nick Abadzis he’s sent us for our Moon Landing Comics Celebration album. Nick should need no introduction here: his comics and contributions to British comics are legendary, with strips featured in The Times and elsewhere. “I did this portrait of the Apollo 11 crew for a strip that ran inContinue reading Nick Abadzis: Apollo Remembered

Moon Landing Comics Celebration: Andrew Cheverton

This is Andrew Cheverton’s contribution to the downthetubes “Moon Landing 40th Anniversary: A Comics Celebration” – a gallery of illustrations and comic art inspired by the Apollo expedition and space exploration which is being published on the downthetubes forum. It sums up perfectly how I felt about the Moon Landing back in 1969 (yes, IContinue reading Moon Landing Comics Celebration: Andrew Cheverton

Tube Surfing, 11 July 2009: Starblazer Sculptures, Moon Landings and an Oxfam ComicFest

• Dundee-based artist Trevor Gordon has been in touch, to let you us of a collaborative art project going ahead in Dundee at the Mills Observatory. “I am working with archival material from DC Thomsons and creating sculptural pieces influenced by the work,” he reveals. “There will a number of original Starblazer works on displayContinue reading Tube Surfing, 11 July 2009: Starblazer Sculptures, Moon Landings and an Oxfam ComicFest

Apollo 11: Behind the Scenes?

Contributions to our 40th Anniversary of the Moon Landing Comics Celebration album on the downthetubes forum are coming in daily, with this latest gem from comics, storyboard artist and illustrator Martin Baines, a tongue-in-cheek tip of the hat to the film Capricorn One, which capitalised on deeply ingrained claims that the moon landings never happenedContinue reading Apollo 11: Behind the Scenes?