Ramsey’s Raiders Classic Stories SNIP

In Review: Commando Presents Ramsey’s Raiders Volume 1

DC Thomson’s Commando digest sized combat picture library has been running continuously since 1961 and in that time it has become the British comic with by far the greatest number of issues ever published with over 5180 under its ammo-belt. Whilst other long surviving comics have changed through the years  the Commando reader of 1961 wouldContinue reading In Review: Commando Presents Ramsey’s Raiders Volume 1

Collected Tales of Horrere - SNIP

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Collected Tragic Tales of Horrere

For the very first time the team behind horror comic project Tragic Tales of Horrere are combining issues One and Two, the Halloween special and the Horrere Presents one-shot Laudanum into one stunning trade paperback collection. This brand-new book  is a must have for anyone with a love of horror comics, or just a love ofContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Collected Tragic Tales of Horrere

Murder Most Mundane - Sample Art

In Review: Murder Most Mundane

Writers: Ash Deadman and Matt Hardy Art: Clark Bint Colours: Edward Bentley Letters: Rob Jones Publisher: Mad Robot Comics The Book: Everyone loves a murder mystery… but how many murders are too many? Welcome to Fadfield – a tranquil, idyllic village where the type of murders are inventive and the murder rate is somewhat high…. What secrets lurk behindContinue reading In Review: Murder Most Mundane

Darkboy & Adler #1 - Preview Art

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Darkboy & Adler #1

Here’s a nifty looking comic with LGBT themes that’s currently seeking backing on Kickstarter. Be advised, Darkboy & Adler #1 is very definitely for mature readers, but from the samples available and art on the crowdfunding page, this is a project that is clearly the result of a lot of hard work – and thisContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Darkboy & Adler #1

In Review: The Phantom – Scarlet Sapphire

Regular readers of downthetubes will recall we reported back in March that Dublin-based independent comics publisher Lightning Strike Comics was to release a new Phantom comic, Scarlet Sapphire. Well, this stunning-looking comic gets its public launch tomorrow (Saturday 3rd June) at the Filmbase Temple Bar in Dublin – with a small Gallery Exhibition of someContinue reading In Review: The Phantom – Scarlet Sapphire