Some of the Portsmouth Comic Con 2019 guests: Will Simpson, Liam Sharp and Roy Thomas

Portsmouth Comic Con team hint at 2020 show in the works as second event nears

It’s only six weeks until the second Portsmouth Comic Con and its two content producers, Joel Meadows and Andrew Colman, have been talking about the upcoming event, and plans for the future… downthetubes: Were you surprised by the reaction to the first show? We were hoping it would be a success but we didn’t expectContinue reading Portsmouth Comic Con team hint at 2020 show in the works as second event nears

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Game of Thrones artist joins Portsmouth Comic Con line-up

William ‘Will’ Simpson, the lead storyboard artist behind the TV adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s fantasy epic, Game of Thrones, is the latest guest to be announced in a stellar line up for this year’s Portsmouth Comic Con – International Festival of Comics on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May at Portsmouth Guildhall. NorthernContinue reading Game of Thrones artist joins Portsmouth Comic Con line-up

Malta Comic Con 2017 - Phil Elliott

Memories of the 9th Malta Comic Convention – by comic artist by Phil Elliott

Malta Comic Con was back earlier this month, with a star-studded line-up of comic creators from across the globe in attendance, including Illegal Alien, Tupelo, Tales from Gimbley and Real Ghostbusters artist Phil Elliott – his first major appearance in some years. Phil reports on the experience…  I was very nervous. Not about visiting MaltaContinue reading Memories of the 9th Malta Comic Convention – by comic artist by Phil Elliott

Cardiff Life Judge Dredd Cover

Judgement Comes to Cardiff! (Judge Dredd judgement, that is)

Judgement in Cardiff, a  unique exhibition of Judge Dredd art comes to Cardiff next month – the work of a duo known as Caped in Case who commissioned David Roach to draw the event’s promotional poster. The exhibition brings together some of the finest artists ever to draw 2000AD‘s hard-nosed future cop, as well as more recentlyContinue reading Judgement Comes to Cardiff! (Judge Dredd judgement, that is)

My commission art by MIke Collins. Photo: Mike Collins

In Review: London Film and Comic Con 2015

London Film and Comic Con took over the Olympia this year, spreading across four floors. Tickets for both Saturday and Sunday sold out well before the event, leading to some disappointed people who couldn’t get in – but they will know to buy early for next year!  Some excellent guests were in attendance, including John Wagner,Continue reading In Review: London Film and Comic Con 2015