The Trials of Nasty Tales - 1973 Cover SNIP

Rare “The Trial of Nasty Tales” comic, charting groundbreaking censorship comic trial, offered on eBay, featuring Dave Gibbons art

One of the downthetubes team, Richard Sheaf, is offering a copy of the special The Trial of Nasty Tales comic, published in 1973, on eBay – featuring a cover and interior art by Dave Gibbons. This rare comic is inspired by the Nasty Tales obscenity trial, which happened in England in the early 1970s, considered one of the mostContinue reading Rare “The Trial of Nasty Tales” comic, charting groundbreaking censorship comic trial, offered on eBay, featuring Dave Gibbons art

Draw The Line Here Cover

In Review: Draw The Line Here

Author: Various Editor: The British Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation Committee Publisher: English PEN I seem to be turning into the eclectic correspondent for downthetubes, as I am reviewing a cartoon anthology that has a distinctively sharp bite. Many of us will recall the events of 7 January 2015 when gunmen assaulted the offices of the satirical magazineContinue reading In Review: Draw The Line Here

Dirty Rotten Comics Issue 3

In Review – Dirty Rotten Comics issue 3

  Edited by Gary Clap and Kirk Campbell The full creative line-up for Dirty Rotten Comics Issue Three is: Elizabeth Querstret (Querstret.co.uk , @querstret) Jey Levang (Jeylevang.com , @levangj) The Happy Ghetto (The Happy Ghetto , @thehappyghetto , @murorga) Claude TC (Gronk Comics , @captainclaude) Alex Ross (The Mumbling Horse) Kirk Campbell (@kirkcomedy) Jess MiltonContinue reading In Review – Dirty Rotten Comics issue 3