London’s Gosh Comics will host a signing with legendary comics creator Gilbert Shelton on Saturday 23rd November 2019
Cartoon Cats and Gormenghast too – British Library Comics and Art Events for autumn 2018
The list of talks at the British Library this autumn has been released and there are some great events for comics and fantasy novel fans, featuring some terrific creators from both the UK and Europe. First up is “European Graphic… Read More ›
Rare “The Trial of Nasty Tales” comic, charting groundbreaking censorship comic trial, offered on eBay, featuring Dave Gibbons art
One of the downthetubes team, Richard Sheaf, is offering a copy of the special The Trial of Nasty Tales comic, published in 1973, on eBay – featuring a cover and interior art by Dave Gibbons. This rare comic is inspired by the Nasty… Read More ›
EXCLUSIVE: Gilbert Shelton reveals some Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers secrets, new collection extracts!
Following up on news of a signing by Gilbert Shelton at London’s Gosh Comics to mark the launch of the new collection Fifty Freakin’ Years of the Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers from Knockabout Comics, we’ve got an exclusive extract of a… Read More ›
Fifty Freakin’ Years of the Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers? Party on, at GOSH, with Gilbert Shelton
Counter culture hero Gilbert Shelton will be at London’s GOSH Comics on Saturday 25th November, signing his work to celebrate fifty freakin’ years since the Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers first debuted, For those who’ve been in a green haze since… Read More ›
Lakes Festival Creator Signings Announced
Here’s a list of special signings by comic creators at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival over the weekend (14th – 16th October 2016). If a creator isn’t listed here, they will only be signing for a limited time… Read More ›
Lakes International Comic Art Festival Exhibitions include Kendal floods tribute, Fringe events revealed
With just four weeks to go to the event, the Lakes International Comic Art Festival has revealed its full Exhibitions plans around this year’s three day-long weekend (14th – 16th October) in Kendal, alongside its ever-popular Fringe events, which include Guardian political cartoonist… Read More ›
SEQUENTIAL releases Free Freak Brothers Guide
SEQUENTIAL, the digital graphic novel app for iPad, is celebrating the 75th birthday of Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers creator Gilbert Shelton with a free digital guide. For those of you unaware (a doubtful idea!) The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers is a series… Read More ›
British Comic Shop Releases (14th January 2015) – Calculus Cat AND Star Wars? Oh My!
Here’s this week’s list of comics – both US and UK releases – on sale in specialist UK comic shops tomorrow, Wednesday 14th January 2015. We’ve picked out the titles published by British publishers in bold below, or titles with a… Read More ›
Lakes International Comic Art Festival gets its own beer!
The Kendal-based Lakes International Comic Art Festival (18th -20th October) continues to break new ground for UK comic events with the news that the event is to have its own beer, with branding supplied by Furry Freak Brothers creator Gilbert… Read More ›