We catch up with the man behind COMICA, co-creator of Escape, and veritable comics catalyst
Killer Robot on the loose in this week’s 2000AD, and new Treasury of British Comics releases, too!
Manic machines, creepy horror, and lots of light relief on offer courtesy the late, great, Leo Baxendale!
In Review: Sez Dez Book One, by Dez Skinn
Comics writer, editor and publisher Dez Skinn has launched his planned five-volume autobiography project in style
Pre-Orders open for Treasury of British Comics “Badtime Bedtime Stories”
You won’t snooze after reading these daft bedtime stories featuring the work of Leo Baxendale!
Rebellion reveals full Treasury of British Comics collection line-up for 2022
The full list of 2000AD publisher Rebellion’s Treasury of British Comics titles for 2022 has been confirmed
Promoting Wham! comic in the 1960s – a rare retailer-targeted poster
Back when British comics had sales in the hundreds of thousands every week, they had a promotional budget to match, extending to retail promotions like this Wham! poster, offered to newsagents in the 1960s by its publisher, Odhams Press
From the Archives: Last Words from Leo – An Interview with Leo Baxendale
First published in October 2017 on the inexplicably and ruthlessly pruned Forbidden Planet International blog, an act of cultural barbarism about which Forbidden Planet (Scotland) Ltd has yet to reverse, we are delighted to republish, as first published and with… Read More ›
eBay “SMASH Comic” item reveals rare insight into writers and artists working on British comics in the 1960s
Nestling among hundreds of comic lots currently on offer from online eBay auctioneer Phil Comics is a copy of SMASH Issue 8, cover dated 26th March 1966, that some collectors might turn their noses up, because each strip inside has… Read More ›
Who’s Who on the Cover of the Cor! & Buster Special
News of Rebellion’s Cor! & Buster Special (out 17th April) has gone down well with downthetubes readers and artist Neil Googe‘s cover brings the classic British comics humour characters bang up to date. But for those of you might be… Read More ›
Leo Baxendale’s Sweeny Toddler, Death Wish collections on way from Rebellion
We’ve previously reported on some of the Treasury of British Comics titles on their way to bookshops in 2019 from Rebellion, but now the 2000AD publisher has released more information – and covers – for three of them. Despite the… Read More ›