Tripwire Awards winners announced at Portsmouth Comic Con, wins for ComicScene, Mister Miracle and more

The winners of the inaugural Tripwire Awards were announced at the hugely-successful second Portsmouth Comic Con at the weekend, at a ceremony hosted by comics writer Jasper Bark.Continue reading Tripwire Awards winners announced at Portsmouth Comic Con, wins for ComicScene, Mister Miracle and more

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Phil Elliott and Robert Wells “Malty Heave” comic gets Portsmouth Comic Con launch

Malty Heave #1 is a new indie comic from Phil Elliott and Robert Wells, launching at both Portsmouth Comic Con this coming weekend, and at Ace Comics in Colchester, where Phil will be signing for Free Comic Book Day. Published in a format conjuring memories of 1980s comic zines, Malty Heave offers two strips: “Me,Continue reading Phil Elliott and Robert Wells “Malty Heave” comic gets Portsmouth Comic Con launch

Some of the Portsmouth Comic Con 2019 guests: Will Simpson, Liam Sharp and Roy Thomas

Portsmouth Comic Con team hint at 2020 show in the works as second event nears

It’s only six weeks until the second Portsmouth Comic Con and its two content producers, Joel Meadows and Andrew Colman, have been talking about the upcoming event, and plans for the future… downthetubes: Were you surprised by the reaction to the first show? We were hoping it would be a success but we didn’t expectContinue reading Portsmouth Comic Con team hint at 2020 show in the works as second event nears

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Game of Thrones artist joins Portsmouth Comic Con line-up

William ‘Will’ Simpson, the lead storyboard artist behind the TV adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s fantasy epic, Game of Thrones, is the latest guest to be announced in a stellar line up for this year’s Portsmouth Comic Con – International Festival of Comics on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May at Portsmouth Guildhall. NorthernContinue reading Game of Thrones artist joins Portsmouth Comic Con line-up

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IDW Publishing heads to Portsmouth to celebrate 20th Anniversary

2019 marks a milestone 20th anniversary for US publisher IDW Publishing, perhaps best known for its Transformers, Star Trek, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles titles and, more recently, its creator-owned imprint Black Crown. Part of the company’s celebrations will be taking place at this year’s Portsmouth Comic Con in May. Taking place 4th – 5th May 2019, PortsmouthContinue reading IDW Publishing heads to Portsmouth to celebrate 20th Anniversary