Apart from the downthetubes home page, here are our Top Ten stories on the site for July 2016…
We have The Guardian to thank for this spike in interest in this archive story, as we were linked to in their preview of The Ramones upcoming 40th Anniversay album release in September.
There’s a lot of love shared for this year’s 2000AD special – and much deserved, too. Eddie Robson’s script for “Ace Trucking Company” is a gem, and Nigel Dobbyn’s art a real treat.
The return of Action‘s killer shark is much anticipated…
A tip of the hat to a true gent, who was always supportive of young talent.
Cracking art from a great illustrator
Titan Comics have some superhero-inspired fun with their new Who comics
Alan Russell’s smashing look at a must-visit London landmark for comic fans
Still-peeved Sun readers keep this archive story in the Top ten. For the latest news, check out the link below…
Top writer and 2000AD creator Pat Mills kicks some historians.
Thanks to everyone for their visits and support.
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. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 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.