One for Slimer fans!
The Real Ghostbusters
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Joe O’Brien recently tracked down elusive The Real Ghostbusters artist John Marshall (John Williams), who now lives in Suffolk, and interviewed him for his brilliant The Art of The Real Ghostbusters web site. With Joe’s permission, we’re re-posting the feature… Read More ›
Former Marvel UK staff and the present team at Redan Publishing were all saddened by the news of the death of Robert Sutherland, whose passing was announced last week. Here, Redan’s Editorial Director Jenny O’Connor, who knew Robert for almost… Read More ›
I was very sorry to hear of the passing of Robert Sutherland, who was Managing Director of Marvel UK between 1980 and 1990, and CEO of Redan Publishing for 27 years. Shrewsbury-based Redan fast became the UK’s leading publisher of… Read More ›
Doctor Who annual art, rare James Bond and Project SWORD toys and more up for auction this weekend in Bristol
Nestling among a huge number of Star Wars, Real Ghostbusters, Corgi and Dinky toys up for auction at East Bristol Auctions on Saturday 29th July 2017 are a number of items that we think will appeal to downthetubes readers, including… Read More ›
One of the first comics I wrote for on a regular basis, thanks to faith in me from launch editor Richard Starkings, was Marvel UK’s The Real Ghostbusters. Well, there’s now a fan site dedicated to the title – The… Read More ›
Phil Boyce runs the Oink! blog, dedicated to the original, cheeky, innovative comic that once featured the best of British talent, as well as extra posts on every aspect of the world’s greatest comic, creator info, behind-the-scenes shenanigans and more. He recently posted… Read More ›
I’ve got my grumpy head on this morning. Bear with me while I grumble. Back in the 1990s, many young artists would show up at the few British comic conventions there were back then and present their portfolios to… Read More ›