Oor Wullie’s BIG Bucket Trail 2019 SNIP

Oor Wullie set to storm Scotland next summer – in a very good cause!

Summer 2019 will see hundreds of painted Oor Wullie statues take to the streets of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen and Inverness, for Oor Wullie’s BIG Bucket Trail. Scotland’s first ever national public art trail, which runs from 17th June to 30th August 2019, aims to unite the country as it raises awareness and vital funds forContinue reading Oor Wullie set to storm Scotland next summer – in a very good cause!

A Tale of Two Scottish Cities -SNIP

Andy Fanton pens “A Tale of Two Scottish Cities” for Jurys hotel chain

Jurys had a hotel in Edinburgh and one in Glasgow… but now they have two in each city and to celebrate the recent launch of their new accommodation, they created this comic strip all about both great cities… it’s Shakespeare with a Scotch Twist! Follow Dr. Livingstone and his new friend in Tesla’s Top Secret Time Machine! – the workContinue reading Andy Fanton pens “A Tale of Two Scottish Cities” for Jurys hotel chain

Three Years Worth of Scottish Comics Events

For many people the highlight of the comics year in Scotland over the past three years has been the Highlands International Comics Expo, Hi-Ex, organised by Richmond Clements and Vicky Stonebridge and held in Inverness in the first few months of each year. For the last two years downthetubes contributor Jeremy Briggs has provided theContinue reading Three Years Worth of Scottish Comics Events

Councils Of The Galaxy Visit Scottish Schools

After last year’s comic adaptation of The First Men On Mercury, created by Metaphrog for the Association for Scottish Literary Studies, was given away free on National Poetry Day to Strathclyde’s school children, this year the charity Children in Scotland have gone one better. This month they have been sending out 25,000 copies of aContinue reading Councils Of The Galaxy Visit Scottish Schools

Scottish superhero film in the works from Mark Millar

Wanted and Kick-Ass writer Mark Millar has told Scottish TV network STV he is aiming big for his first directorial outing which will shoot later this year, taking his cues from the South African feature District 9. In a video interview on the STV web site, the former 2000AD writer says he wants to createContinue reading Scottish superhero film in the works from Mark Millar