Radio On is an wonderful cornucopia of an anthology of music-related comic stories, published by North East-based The Analogue Press and the fourth issue is out this week (9th March 2018), wrapped in a striking cover by Anthony Downie. I met editor Rob Carter back in 2015 at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, whenContinue reading A Sound Proposition: Radio On Broadcast #4 – a Sneak Peek (and a quick review)
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!
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
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
Created by Nick Gonzo Published by Madius Comics The Comic: 50 Signal is a comic about space exploration and facing the unknown, an extended meditation on solitude, told from the perspective of a vat-grown astronaut. Raised by machines, our hero scours an unfamiliar wilderness planet, only to find what he expected… Nick Gonzo is aContinue reading Sneak Preview and Review: 50 Signal Issue 1 by Nick Gonzo