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In Review: Thought Bubble 2011

Comics writer Cy Dethan was one of many creators at this year’s Thought Bubble event in Leeds earlier this month and has kindly agreed to let us post his thoughts on the vent on downthetubes, first published on his own blog… Thought Bubble has always been considered a creator-friendly convention, so it was a massiveContinue reading In Review: Thought Bubble 2011

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Markosia’s mind-bending comic releases!

It’s not often you get to release a book that causes people to worry about reality and feel unstable after reading it – which is how I felt after reading one of them. It’s almost unthinkable, dangerous even, that you might release two such subversive creations at once. That, however, is just what Markosia EnterprisesContinue reading Markosia’s mind-bending comic releases!

Jonathan Ross praises "Tales of the Fallen" in special intro

Jonathan Ross (left) with Barry Nugent (right) (with thanks to Barry Nugent) Turf witer and TV broadcaster and presenter Jonathan Ross has provided a special intorduction to Tales of the Fallen, the latest project set in the Unseen Shadows universe. “If, like me, you like rip-roaring testosterone fuelled pulp fiction,” enthuses Ross, “with soldiers, andContinue reading Jonathan Ross praises "Tales of the Fallen" in special intro

Tales of the Fallen anthology cover revealed

Barry Nugent’s rapidly expanding Unseen Shadows universe, which encompasses novels, comics and audio drama, has another addition on the way – a Tales of the Fallen anthology, hopefully due for release at the Thought Bubble in Leeds in November. Barry tells us artwork is coming in from left, right and centre for the book which willContinue reading Tales of the Fallen anthology cover revealed

The Indifference Engine - Cover

Indifference Engine released in time for Christmas

One of the upcoming titles from Markosia thrust into my eager paws over the past couple of months was The Indifference Engine, written by Cy Dethan (writer of Cancertown) with pencils by Robert Carey. It’s a great timeline-spanning four-part mini-series, centring on one Alan Blake, a distinctly ordinary 20-something suburban slacker responding to a strangeContinue reading Indifference Engine released in time for Christmas