Scream & Misty Special 2018 - Cover by Kyle Hotz SNIP

In Review: Scream & Misty Special 2018

WRITERS Alec Worley, Kek-W, Guy Adams, Jordi Badia Romero, Rich McAuliffe, Lizzie Boyle and Smuzz ARTISTS Frazer Irving, John Stokes, Leigh Gallagher, Simon Coleby, Dani, Steve Mannion, Jordi Badia Romero,Smuzz and Yishan Li COLOURISTS Len O’Grady and Barbara Nosenzo LETTERERS Annie Parkhouse, Jim Campbell and Simon Bowland COVER ARTISTS Kyle Hotz and Lenka Šimečková The Comic:Continue reading In Review: Scream & Misty Special 2018

Gateway by Frederik Pohl

Gateway, the SF novels that inspired Marvel UK’s “Warheads”, comes to TV

The NBCUniversal-owned cable network owned Syfy has announced it is developing Frederik Pohl‘s award-winning best-seller Gateway as a series, novels that once inspired comic creator Paul Neary while he was developing Marvel UK’s Warheads back in the 1990s. First announced back in 2015, Variety broke the news this week that a show from Robert Kirkman’s SkyboundContinue reading Gateway, the SF novels that inspired Marvel UK’s “Warheads”, comes to TV

Principles of Uncertainty by Andy Weir

“Martian” author Andy Weir short stories published exclusively on the books and comics app, Tapas

Before Andy Weir’s brilliant SF novel The Martian became a bestseller and a box-office hit, it was posted in short, free instalments to his website. His approach mirrors the serialised stories of 19th century periodicals, which popularized authors like Charles Dickens and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Now, Weir is working with Tapas Media to create a selectionContinue reading “Martian” author Andy Weir short stories published exclusively on the books and comics app, Tapas

Sylvana by Descartes

Alliigator Descartes latest Crucible Comic 3D Model Revealed

Here’s the latest Crucible comic-inspired 3D model, based on the comic characters co-created by myself and Smuzz and designed by Smuzz, who many downthetubes readers will know as SMS, one of the artists who drew “ABC Warriors” for 2000AD. Crucible started out in STRIP Magazine and we’re looking for a new publisher, and pages created so far appearContinue reading Alliigator Descartes latest Crucible Comic 3D Model Revealed

Truug Figure by Alligator Descartes, based on the character created by Smuzz and John Freeman for the comic strip Crucible

Crucible Character Models On Display at Glasgow’s Satellite 5 SF Convention

Top designer Alligator Descartes, who has created some amazing Crucible figures based on designs by Smuzz for the eponymous comic story which you can read on Tapastic, will be giving a talk at Satellite 5, a Glasgow SF convention, this weekend, talking about the the 3D models and how they were made. Guests at the eventContinue reading Crucible Character Models On Display at Glasgow’s Satellite 5 SF Convention