Eagle in the 1980s: The TV ad!

Cartoonist Lew Stringer has come across this advertisement for the launch of the new Eagle comic in 1980s, making the most of the return of Dan Dare and the title’s ambitious photo stories. The ad features Grange Hill actor Vincent Matthews (who played Jeremy Irvine on that that series), a character who tragically drowned inContinue reading Eagle in the 1980s: The TV ad!

Simon's Cat

Simon’s Cat set to storm US Licensing Expo (and his creator!)

Attendees at this month’s Licensing Expo in Las Vegas can look forward to a live drawing demonstration and meet and greet with award-winning illustrator, animator and director Simon Tofield, creator of Simon’s Cat. Endemol Shine, who acquired a controlling stake in animation company back in 2015, has announced a series of events to be heldContinue reading Simon’s Cat set to storm US Licensing Expo (and his creator!)

A scene from the upcoming Striker motion comic, finds Nick still in jail

Striker’s New Motion Comics Go Live

Striker is not only back in The Sun – the strip is now also appearing online via the Planet Striker YouTube channel, with three new episodes featuring Nick Jarvis release from prison – and straight into new trouble – now live. The Planet Striker team have also posted a ten minute long “catch up” episode,Continue reading Striker’s New Motion Comics Go Live

18 Days from Graphic India

Grant Morrison creates now web series for Graphic India

  Grant Morrison and Indian animation company Graphic India have partnered to launch the original animated web series 18 Days on YouTube.   Based on the Indian epic myths of the Mahabharata, 18 Days follows the course of the climactic war that ends the era of supergods and begins the age of man. It isContinue reading Grant Morrison creates now web series for Graphic India

You Tube Channel From Cinebook

Here on downthetubes we have been reviewing Cinebook’s English language bandes dessinees titles for some years now, from the mature action adventure of Largo Winch, Lady S and XIII, to the child-friendly fun of Clifton, Papyrus and Yoko Tsuno. You can find a listing of the various Cinebook reviews and other Cinebook blog features here.Continue reading You Tube Channel From Cinebook