Artist Keith Page commemorates Notre-Dame cathedral after devastating fire

Commando and Eagle comic artist Keith Page has posted a poignant artwork featuring his crime-fighting heroine Charlotte Corday, marking the devastating fire that tore through Notre Dame cathedral in Paris yesterday.

Many of the Charlotte Corday adventures feature Paris, including “Witchcraft Street”, which features on the character’s official web site.

Keith is working on a number of new projects with writer Stephen Walsh, including a long-form graphic novel about comedian Tony Hancock and an SF-inspired Charlotte Corday tale homaging some famous comic British heroes.

• The official Fondation du Patrimoine initiated appeal for funds to restore Notre Dame after the devastating fire is here:

Catch up with the adventures of Charlotte Corday at

The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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