As if this summer hadn’t already been a cracking time for UK comics fans with events like the Cardiff Independent Comics Expo (report here) and Lawgiver (report here) just only popping into our rear view mirrors, next up is the East London Comics Art Festival (aka ELCAF). This is one of my favourite events in the calendarContinue reading Countdown to ELCAF 2018 – Get Excited!
Writer Luke Halsall takes a moment out of being a new dad to join the Awesome Pod this week to talk about his work in the Avery Hill Publishing anthology Reads, Out of Time (a Time Travelling Adventure published by Luke and Cuttlefish last year, which was nominated for the SICBA Scottish Independent Comic Book Alliance best Comic Award),Continue reading Awesome Comics Podcast Episode 44 – Comics Writer Luke Halsall
The ladies and gentlemen of the mighty Avery Hill Publishing have announced their Spring 2016 line up – and it is looking like one of their best batch of books so far. These new books are getting a release on the annual Free Comic Book Day in London, which takes place on 7th May this year.Continue reading Avery Hill Publishing’s Spring 2016 Releases Revealed
Avery Hill are at it again. After last week’s announcements of another four books due for release in 2015, they have just announced a further series of books that are in their busy schedule. Reads – Volume 2, Issue 3 The cover for this book (as above by Eleni Kalorkoti) is one ofContinue reading Even More Announcements from Avery Hill Publishing
As 2014 draws to a close, here at downthetubes we thought it might be fun to contact some of the creators we have featured on the site this year and beyond and ask them what comics have caught their eye. I limited it to a ‘Top Three’ list. Ready for the roller coaster? It’s justContinue reading Looking Back on 2014: Creators Choose their ‘Top Three’ comics