downthetubes Comics News

Full Colour Crikey!

As reported here last month, Issue 8 is a milestone edition for British comics fan magazine Crikey! with this 52-page issue published in full colour throughout. “So far, the response has been tremendous and the issue has only been on… Read More ›

In Review: Derek the Sheep

We mentioned Gary Northfield‘s popular Beano (and first creator owned) strip Derek the Sheep earlier today with good reason. The first collection of the strip, published back in September by Bloomsbury but which just arrived here at downthetubes (thanks, Gary!),… Read More ›

On My Radio…

Alex Fitch has just sent us details for the shows he produces that are being broadcast / podcast over the next seven days… On air: Strip: The work of Art Spiegelman Guest presenter Grant Rogers talks to Pulitzer Prize winning… Read More ›

Tube Surfing: 21 November 2008

• King Features Syndicate, the world’s premier distributor of comics (including Hagar the Horrible, Popeye and more), columns, editorial cartoons, puzzles and games to newspapers worldwide, is launching Comics Kingdom, a first-of-its-kind digital platform it says provides a revenue-driving business… Read More ›