Si Spencer

Desert Island Dix: The Globe at Hay probes “Klaxon” graphic novel co-creator

The Globe at Hay will be picking the mind of cartoonist Dix later this month, whose dark humour is often found in his cartoon work, and will make for a fascinating desert island picks night. Dix, vicar’s son from deepest darkest Wales, is a freelance illustrator,… Read More ›

Something For The Weekend: US Comics On Sale from 18th November 2015 – Sound the Klaxon!

Our weekly list of British creator-skewed new comic releases kicks off with this week’s wraparound cover for 2000AD by Jake Lynch. Dredd at his finest! But the thrills don’t stop there, because we also get a new issue of Judge Dredd Megazine… Read More ›

After A Splendid Lakes Festival, We’re Back In The Room!

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival​ proved a massive success once again this weekend, with a lot of happy memories of meeting so many talented energised comics creators – including some of the brilliant Phoenix comic crew at breakfast each morning at… Read More ›

Lakes Festival Focus 2015: An Interview with Comics Writer Si Spencer

Last year, in partnership with the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, downthetubes brought you a number of interviews with creators attending the event. We’re delighted to be able to run a series in the run up to their eagerly anticipated 2015… Read More ›

More British Comic Creators Wander Lakes-wards in October

As the Lakes International Comic Art Festival team get set to fly out to the Toronto Comic Arts Festival with one group of talented British creators, it’s also announced more UK guests for its upcoming October weekend (16th-18th October 2015). Joining an already impressive line… Read More ›

British Comic Shop Releases (24th December 2014) – Christmas Eve Comic Stocking Fillers!

  Here’s this week’s list of comics – both US and UK releases – on sale in specialist UK comic shops tomorrow, Wednesday 24th December 2014. We’ve picked out the titles published by British publishers in bold below, or titles with… Read More ›

Broken Frontier Awards 2014 launched, Warren Ellis, Darryl Cunningham, SelfMadeHero among the chosen

The top comics site Broken Frontier has announced the nominees for its 11th annual Broken Frontier Awards. The site’s staff has selected five nominees for each of the 13 categories that comprise the BF Awards, their way to honour the… Read More ›

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