Striker Issue One - 2018 SNIP

Sneak Peek: the new Striker comic magazine, launching in high street newsagents this week

Launching on Wednesday, the Kickstarter-funded Striker comic magazine arrives in selected high street newsagents and on subscription – and downthetubes has a sneak peek for fans of the long-running newspaper football strip created by Pete Nash. The crowdfunder raised £43,719 to bring Striker, which also appears in The Sun, back into print as a regularContinue reading Sneak Peek: the new Striker comic magazine, launching in high street newsagents this week

Legends of Comic Women and Men of Paper By Enric Badia Romero

Axa and Modesty Blaise artist Romero announces new art book

Modesty Blaise and Axa artist Enric Badia Romero, still very much active, has announced a new book, Legends of Comic Women and Men of Paper, available to pre-order from him direct. It’s the latest in a line of self-published Books from the artist, this title dedicated to compiling all his illustrations of various comic characters,Continue reading Axa and Modesty Blaise artist Romero announces new art book

Striker Comic Issue One - Kickstarter Promo SNIP

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Striker creator Pete Nash’s ambitious bid to relaunch weekly comic

Striker creator Pete Nash and his dedicated team have just launched a Kickstarter to launch his much-loved football strip as a weekly comic – and they’ve set an ambitious opening target of £35,000 to finance the production of the first twelve issues. Never one to shy from aiming for new heights, former Fleet Street journalistContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Striker creator Pete Nash’s ambitious bid to relaunch weekly comic

AXA: Battle for the Serpent Gate – movie promotional activity ramps up

Los Angeles-based Saturn Harvest is ramping up work on its Axa movie project, AXA: Battle for the Serpent Gate, based on the newspaper strip first published in the British newspaper The Sun from 1978 to 1986, written by the late Donne Avenell and drawn by Enrique Badia Romero. Alongside the $100 million movie project, whichContinue reading AXA: Battle for the Serpent Gate – movie promotional activity ramps up

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Pete Nash, creators of Sun strip “Striker”, announces plan for a new weekly comic, new collection on sale

Pete Nash, the creator of the hugely-successful Striker comic, has outlined plans for a new comics project over on the StrikerWorld forum. Rather than editorialise his statement, here it is in full, for both potential readers (and comic creators) to mull. Regular readers of downthetubes will recall Striker has its own long-running weekly comic, whichContinue reading Pete Nash, creators of Sun strip “Striker”, announces plan for a new weekly comic, new collection on sale