Zoom at work on the latest issue of his much-praised comic. Image courtesy Zoom Rockman

Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Beano artist Zoom Rockman

Last year, in partnership with the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, downthetubes brought you a number of interviews with creators attending the event – and we’re delighted to be able to run a series in the run up to their eagerly anticipated 2015 event in October, continuing the series with an interview with talented teen comicContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Beano artist Zoom Rockman

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Zoom Rockman heads to Lakes International Comic Art Festival

  Talented 14-year-old comic creator Zoom Rockman, the award-winning teenager who has been publishing his own humour title – The Zoom – since the age of nine, with 10 biannual issues under his belt, is to be another guest at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal in October. Among other things, he’ll be doing #SkankyPigeon comic workshops andContinue reading Zoom Rockman heads to Lakes International Comic Art Festival

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Panel Borders: Funny Monsters and Zoom Rockman

Concluding a month of shows looking at children’s comics on Britain’s only regularly broadcast radio show Panel Borders, Alex Fitch talks to a pair of cartoonists who both publish ‘traditional’ style British anthology comics in the style of The Dandy and other weekly titles – Joe Matthews, creator of Funny Monster Comics, and Zoom Rockman, the young creatorContinue reading Panel Borders: Funny Monsters and Zoom Rockman