A trip back to the 1940s – and a great British comic rarity
Canterbury’s The Beaney is the latest venue to host Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art, a family-friendly touring exhibition from Seven Stories, exploring the wonderful world of comics next month. Opening at The Beaney during February half term, Comics: Explore… Read More ›
This photo of “S Lavner“, newsagent and tobacconist, situated at 241 Bethnal Green Road, E2, was taken in Bethnal Green by seminal British post-war artist, photographer, collagist, printmaker and teacher Nigel Henderson – and offers a fascinating snapshot of London’s… Read More ›
Broadcaster Jonathan Ross joins campaign to preserve British Comics History and call for national Comics Museum
Comic artists, writers, editors, publishers, academics and broadcaster and comics collector Jonathan Ross gathered in person and by Skype at London’s Cartoon Museum this weekend (Saturday 2nd November 2019) to voice support for the preservation of British comics history, and… Read More ›
Following on from John Freeman’s interview with comic collector extraordinaire Peter Hansen Richard Sheaf highlights some of the auction catalogues that were produced for the liquidation of comic creator, collector and author Denis Gifford’s collection, back in 2001.
downthetubes is delighted to present both a video and text interview with comics collector Peter Hansen, whose extraordinary archive of British comic art, comics and comics ephemera is an incredible “Aladdin’s Cave”