“Video Games For Good” Charity Anthology

What was your first video game? And how many times since you first played it has someone said “Those can’t be good for you”? The new comic anthology Video Games For Good, curated by Claire Hubbard, sets out to counter that comment. Claire Hubbard told downthetubes, “Video Games For Good was partially inspired by aContinue reading “Video Games For Good” Charity Anthology

A New Comic Con Comes To Glenrothes In June

Saturday 10 June 2017 will see the inaugural Glenrothes Comic Con launch at Rothes Halls at the western end of the Scottish town’s large Kingdom Shopping Centre. Running from 9:30am to 5:00pm the one day event is a true comics “comic con” with announced guests already including artists Mike Collins and Gary Erskine, with GaryContinue reading A New Comic Con Comes To Glenrothes In June

Dan Dare - Return of The Mekon by Ian Kennedy

A Broons Birthday Bash, Ian Kennedy Art Masterclasses and more at Dundee Literary Festival

Although the Dundee Comics Day has been completely subsumed into the Dundee Literary Festival, there’s still a number of events of plenty of interest to comics fans this year when the event returns in October. The highlight for many will be not one but two Ian Kennedy Art Masterclasses, offering live drawing and the chance to be guidedContinue reading A Broons Birthday Bash, Ian Kennedy Art Masterclasses and more at Dundee Literary Festival

Creators @ Edinburgh Comic Con 2016

The weekend of 2/3 April 2016 saw the Edinburgh Comic Con (ECC) return to the Scottish capital for its third year and for the first time to the largest hall at the impressive Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC). This proved to be an excellent choice of venue – modern, spacious, with a selection of refreshmentContinue reading Creators @ Edinburgh Comic Con 2016

Nerd Hutch 2015

Nerd Hutch Small Press Expo Hits Newcastle!

My abject apologues to the enthusiastic team behind Nerd Hutch, a day long event celebrating some of the UK’s hottest small press and DIY talent taking place tomorrow at the Travelling Man comic shop in Grainger Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. Hosted on both floors of the Nerd Hutch venue between 11:00am and 11:00pm the event will feature a comicsContinue reading Nerd Hutch Small Press Expo Hits Newcastle!