British Comics – Current British Publishers

Happy 70th Birthday, Beano!

As Britain’s top weekly humour comic The Beano celebrates its 70th birthday, downthetubes asked comic creators to offer their birthday wishes, and the first received have now been published in a special tribute section on the main downthetubes site, including… Read More ›

Les Starblazeurs

It has been eleven months since both downthetubes and Bear Alley mentioned the Starblazer Adventures role-playing game due out from Cubicle Seven. The Starblazer Adventures core rulebook is now scheduled to be in games stores in “Autumn/Winter 2008” according to… Read More ›

Crikey’s DC Thomson Special

The next issue of British comics history magazine Crikey! (Number 6) on sale soon, with the editors promising that the “Summer Special” (remember those?) is a DC Thomson focused issue, apt given the upcoming 70th birthday celebrations for that company’s… Read More ›

Happy Birthday Beano Event

As previously mentioned here, Happy Birthday Beano, the official 70th anniversary exhibition will be running in the Tower Building of the University of Dundee from from 18th July to 20th September 2008. The display will include original artwork from the… Read More ›