“Mansion of Madness” studio revived?

Last year, comic creators Lee Robson and Dan Hill, working with ace designer and writer Andi Ewington and others, released the horror anthology Mansion of Madness, featuring stories from some of the best and brightest creators in the comics world today. Well, now they appear to have gone one step further and stepped up previously-announcedContinue reading “Mansion of Madness” studio revived?

John Tucker at Thought Bubble 2018

From the Trenches: Thought Bubble 2018 and My Rookie Year

Comics artist John Tucker reflect on his first Thought Bubble Festival experience, the culmination of his busy year as a creator… Well, here we are then. Our first Thought Bubble is in the bag. The show I’ve wanted to do for the best part of a decade, over in the blink of an eye. IContinue reading From the Trenches: Thought Bubble 2018 and My Rookie Year

Papercuts and Inkstains Collected -Cover

Last few days to back a bumper comics collection from Madius Comics, collecting “Papercuts and Inkstains” – in colour

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

Dark Matter II cover also by Chris Knapman

In Review – Dark Matter Issue II

A 72-page anthology, written by Chris Sides (Whispering Sands), featuring artwork from: Paul Moore (Planet of the Daemons), Charlie Hogg (Torsobear) Chris Travell (Dark Matter), Randy Haldeman (The Jacket web comic) Matt Harrower (The Kill Screen) Jim Lavery (FutureQuake), Aljosa Tomic (Bloodfellas) Dan Cornwell (Rok of the Reds) and Ken Reynolds (Cognition) Created by ChrisContinue reading In Review – Dark Matter Issue II

Glasgow Comic Con 2015 Title

Glasgow Comic Con 2015: The Setup

I have been to relatively few conventions, so I always find it incredibly interesting to watch a convention grow from an idea to a fully functioning beast ready to accept the traffic of hundreds, if not thousands of eager fans to meet artists, writers, publishers and dealers. And Glasgow ComicCon 5 is no different. ThisContinue reading Glasgow Comic Con 2015: The Setup