Darwyn Cooke

Lest We Forget: Comic Creators We Lost in 2016

While there’s been much to celebrate in 2016 when it comes to our industry, we couldn’t let the year pass without noting some of those involved now sadly no longer with us, including one of our very own contributors. So raise a glass or two (alcoholic or otherwise) to these fine folk we lost this year…Continue reading Lest We Forget: Comic Creators We Lost in 2016

Harry Heston, Judge Ape

Ape Judge Harry Heston storms the Megazine, the co-creation of late 2000AD “super fan” Stewart Perkins

Regular downthetubes readers will recall Richmond Clements tribute back in May for one of 2000AD‘s greatest fans, army veteran Stewart Perkins, who sadly  passed away earlier this year. Well, there’s some good news: Harry Heston, the ape Judge character he co-created with Jake Lynch, will make its debut in next week’s Judge Dredd Megazine. AsContinue reading Ape Judge Harry Heston storms the Megazine, the co-creation of late 2000AD “super fan” Stewart Perkins

Stewart Perkins, Bristol 2004. Photo courtesy PJ Holden

downthetubes: Our Top Ten Stories for May 2016

Halfway into 2016 already and we had another upswing in visitor numbers on downthetubes in May – thank you for your continued support. We have lots of news and features and new projects yet to come! • In Memoriam: Stewart Perkins (WR Logan) British comics mourns the loss of a huge fan and supporter ofContinue reading downthetubes: Our Top Ten Stories for May 2016