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Nottingham Does Comics back with Jade Sarson, Sally Jane Thompson and more next month

Nottingham Does Comics returns to Nottingham Writers’ Studio on Tuesday 14th November at 7.30pm with an event featuring Jade Sarson, Sally Jane Thompson and Myriad Editions publisher Corrine Pearlman, All of this introduced by the wonderful Josh Franks, on-line editor of INK Magazine. Jade Sarson’s graphic novel For the Love of God, Marie! (reviewed here) won the Myriad Editions’ FirstContinue reading Nottingham Does Comics back with Jade Sarson, Sally Jane Thompson and more next month

Here's a special poster of the fifth anniversary Phoenix cover

Happy Fifth Birthday to The Phoenix comic!

Rising from the ashes of sad demise of The DFC, there were some that doubted the weekly The Phoenix comic would endure any longer than its predecessor – but the naysayers have been proven wrong and this week the title celebrates its fifth anniversary with a special cover digitally signed by the many creators whoContinue reading Happy Fifth Birthday to The Phoenix comic!

Cosplay at Nottingham Comic Convention 2016

In Pictures: Nottingham Comic Convention 2016

We all do stuff for the love of comics. We do it for free, especially on great sites like downthetubes. Sadly, it would seem are there those on the edges of our industry, our community, with a different view point, such as event organisers whose intent is to charge fans admission to their events, then rinse youContinue reading In Pictures: Nottingham Comic Convention 2016

Forest Tales 2016

Comics Crowdfunding Spotlight: Nottingham Comic Con Anthology: Forest Tales

Nottingham Comic Con has launched a modest Kickstarter to fund its first tie-in anthology – a collection of short stories from some of the best comic book creators in the British small press and leading professionals. The Nottingham Comic Con Anthology, titled Forest Tales, will be an all ages, limited edition A5 print comic runningContinue reading Comics Crowdfunding Spotlight: Nottingham Comic Con Anthology: Forest Tales

The Brethren Born team. Photo: Tony Esmond

In Photos: Nottingham Comic Con 2015

OK, ladies and gentlemen the time has come. Start your engines. And you! Yes, you, Chris Sides from Redshift Press! You will never silence me! Now fully part of the UK Comic Convention scene, Nottingham Comic Con is in its third year and growing on its success and the immense good word of mouth between creators, puntersContinue reading In Photos: Nottingham Comic Con 2015