Action Issue 37 - Cover dated 23rd October 1976

Our Most Read Stories in July 2016: Top Marks for Action and 2000AD!

Apart from the downthetubes home page, here are our Top Ten stories on the site for July 2016… • Rare “Banned” Action Comic reaches £1320 bid on eBay We have The Guardian to thank for this spike in interest in this archive story, as we were linked to in their preview of The Ramones upcoming 40thContinue reading Our Most Read Stories in July 2016: Top Marks for Action and 2000AD!

Doctor Who artist Paul Hanley delivers “Steampunk Iris” (Wildthyme, that is)

Here’s the cover for the next Iris Wildthyme collection, by the brilliant Paul Hanley.  Published by Obverse Books, Iris Wildthyme is a fictional character created by writer Paul Magrs, who has appeared in short stories, novels and audio dramas from numerous publishers. She’s best known from spin-off media based on Doctor Who, where she isContinue reading Doctor Who artist Paul Hanley delivers “Steampunk Iris” (Wildthyme, that is)

Judge Dredd Pencils by Ian Richardson; and final art. Judge Dredd © 2000AD

Birmingham Bound: An Interview with Halo artist Ian Richardson

Ian Richardson has recently completed illustrating the science fiction comic book series Halo for Dark Horse, and took time out prior to taking part in events for this weekend’s Birmingham Comics Festival, to discuss his work at Image, Dark Horse, 2000AD and elsewhere with Paul H Birch. Able to exaggerate larger than life scenarios andContinue reading Birmingham Bound: An Interview with Halo artist Ian Richardson

Judge Dredd Mega-City Zero #1 - Retailer Incentive Cover by Paul Hanley

IDW’s Judge Dredd Resumes Next Month with “Mega City Zero”, Dan McDaid on art

Dan McDaid takes on the art duties on IDW’s new Judge Dredd series next month, in a new ongoing series written by Ulises Fariñas and Erick Freitas. After a bit of a break from their take on Dredd, the US publisher is really pushing out the boat with this relaunch, announced at Comic Con earlier in the year, with severalContinue reading IDW’s Judge Dredd Resumes Next Month with “Mega City Zero”, Dan McDaid on art