Airboy #51 - Promo

Airboy returns, crowdfunding continues to expand revival from Chuck Dixon and It’s Alive!

Thanks to a hugely successful crowdfunder by publisher It’s Alive!, Chuck Dixon is returning to write Airboy #51, joined by artists Brent McKee (on pencils and inks) and Jok (colour and letters), with a story that picks right up where AIRBOY #50 left off – over 30 years ago! Airboy is a fictional aviation heroContinue reading Airboy returns, crowdfunding continues to expand revival from Chuck Dixon and It’s Alive!

G.I. Combat #280: "Prize Shot”, published by DC Comics in 1985

Comic Art Auction Spotlight: Sam Glanzman’s “Haunted Tank”

Leave it to Sam Glanzman, championship realist among DC’s war-comics crew, to capture an essence of heroism-under-fire in the simplest of short-story vignettes for G.I. Combat #280. In this complete three-page Story, “Prize Shot”, published by DC Comics in 1985, a lull in combat finds a member of the Haunted Tank crew relaxing at aContinue reading Comic Art Auction Spotlight: Sam Glanzman’s “Haunted Tank”

Sam Glanzman by Mark Wheatley, which featured in the new collection of A Sailor's Story

In Memoriam: Comic Artist and Writer Sam Glanzman 

The team here at downthetubes were very sad to learn of the passing of the influential comics American comic creator Sam Glanzman, whose work we have highlighted on several occasions.  Here, his son Thom Glanzman pays tribute to his father… Samuel (Sam) Joseph Glanzman of Maryland, New York, passed away Wednesday 12th July 2017, atContinue reading In Memoriam: Comic Artist and Writer Sam Glanzman 

Sam Glanzman

Sam Glanzman Forever! tribute project announced after veteran comic creator enters hospice care

Sue Glanzman, US comic artist Sam Glanzman‘s wife, has asked Drew Ford, who has successfully got some of his most critically-acclaimed work back into print, to inform his fans that the much-admired comic creator has entered the first stages of hospice care – an event that has promted the launch of a tribute project. NeverContinue reading Sam Glanzman Forever! tribute project announced after veteran comic creator enters hospice care

Crowdfunding Spotlight: “Red Range” by Joe R. Lansdale & Sam Glanzman

If you haven’t already, then please do check out Drew Ford‘s latest Kickstarter appeal to get the positively stunning Western comic Red Range by Joe R. Lansdale (By Bizarre Hands) and by Sam Glanzman (A Sailor’s Story) back into print. Combining an unusual mix of racial unrest, odd ball characters and strange happenings, Red RangeContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: “Red Range” by Joe R. Lansdale & Sam Glanzman