Doctor Who-inspired art by Graeme Neil Reid

Doctor? Doctor Who? Graeme Neil Reid’s latest Art Raffle celebrates two takes on Britain’s favourite time traveller

There’s a return to familiar territory for artist Graeme Neil Reid for his incredible monthly Art Raffle he runs to encourage Patreon support for his work – but with some not so familiar faces. Graeme is a Scottish artist who now works primarily in traditional mediums of watercolour and acrylic. His work has graced manyContinue reading Doctor? Doctor Who? Graeme Neil Reid’s latest Art Raffle celebrates two takes on Britain’s favourite time traveller

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Crowdfunding Spotlight: Mirabilis – Year of Wonders by Dave Morris and Leo Hartas

Many downthetubes readers will recall  Mirabilis: Year of Wonders – a wonderful, beautifully written and realised graphic novel project by Dave Morris and Leo Hartas, which first debuted in The DFC and which Print Media Productions planned to publish as a series graphic albums. Sadly, although two volumes were printed only the first was distributed, and as far as weContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Mirabilis – Year of Wonders by Dave Morris and Leo Hartas

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Doctor Who artist Rachael Smith launches new Patreon campaign

Rachael Smith, artist behind The Rabbit, Artificial Flowers and the humour comics in Titan Comics’ Doctor Who: Tenth Doctor comic series, has just launched a Patreon campaign which will hopefully enable her to continue with her webcomic, Bess. Hebden Bridge-based Rachael’s debut graphic novel House Party came out in 2014 with Great Beast Comics to critical acclaim. The Rabbit, releasedContinue reading Doctor Who artist Rachael Smith launches new Patreon campaign

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An Instant Retrospective: Al Davison’s “Muscle Memory” event announced

Al Davison: A.K.A. The Astral Gypsy is creating an exhibition for a live audience, to support the completion of his new graphic novel memoir Muscle Memory, via crowd-funding platform Patreon. Founded in May 2013 and based in San Francisco, California, Patreon was created to enable fans to support and engage with the artists and creatorsContinue reading An Instant Retrospective: Al Davison’s “Muscle Memory” event announced

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Al Davison publishes “Muscle Memory” on Patreon

  As well as opening a new shop in Coventry, crammed with some of his stunning artworks, comic creator Al Davison – well known for his work for DC/Vertigo and his stunning graphic memoir, The Spiral Cage – has turned to Patreon to gain backing for his powerful new graphic story Muscle Memory (Warning: Some distressing scenes).Continue reading Al Davison publishes “Muscle Memory” on Patreon