This week sees the full launch of British comic creators Simon Furman and Geoff Senior’s creator owned story To The Death as a full digital package of 18 weekly web episodes, so how could we not catch up with them both and find out more about it? Simon Furman is a writer for comic books andContinue reading To The Death: Simon Furman And Geoff Senior talk world building and roads not taken on Death’s Head
Lancaster-based comic creators Steve Gregson and Matt Simmons have created a daft homage to the 1980’s action figure craze with Bastard Galaxia, centring on a maniacal bad guy that wouldn’t look out of place on Adult Swim (some of the strip definitely isn’t for the kind of young audience who might watch He-Man or Thundercats).Continue reading Web Comic Spotlight: Bastard Galaxia, a crazy homage to 1980s action figures
We’re delighted to repost this nifty advice about getting your comics printed, posted recently by the folk at ComicPrintingUK. This isn’t a sponsored post – I simply came across the feature, which covers both printing tips and offers other useful advice to new comic creators, and Rich Hardiman very kindly gave us permission to runContinue reading Creating Comics: Dos and Don’ts Advice for Creators Printing Their Comics for the First Time
Regular readers of downthetubes will recall that earlier this week we plugged an upcoming Laydeez do Comics event in Leeds, which prompted me to follow the links to the creator sites, just to check they were correct more than anything else. While I was familiar with the work of guests Darryl Cunningham and JackyContinue reading Taking the Widdershins route: An interview with web comic creator Kate Ashwin
Earlier this year, twelve artists created some fantastic and unique strips swapping art duties amongst their respective webcomics and working to each others’ scripts. Now the team gearing up for Round Two – and throwing down the challeneg to other crators to come aboard. These amazing creators are already looking forward to joining organiser RichyContinue reading Could your webcomic be part of WASP 2014?