What constitutes success in the UK comics scene – and who gets to have it?
Historical figures from Britain’s North East, including suffragette Emily Davison, the Jarrow Marchers and anti-slavery campaigner Frederick Douglass are among the Tyneside radicals whose stories are told in Freedom City Comics, which is to be distributed free around Newcastle and… Read More ›
This year’s Graphic Brighton weekend at the University of Brighton City Campus takes place on 1st – 2nd May, presented by the University of Brighton and fine publishers Myriad Editions, and includes panels, discussions and workshops. Following last year’s event which… Read More ›
The team at The Phoenix – the weekly subscription-based humour and adventure comic that sprang from the demise of The DFC back in 2012 – are, quite deservedly, celebrating this week as it reaches its 150th issue. It’s been nearly three… Read More ›
Panel Borders: The Phoenix In the first of a new series of Panel Borders, we start a month of shows looking at comic book anthologies with a recording of a panel discussion of the children’s comic The Phoenix. Creators Daniel… Read More ›
Limited Edition Caption T-Shirt available now, ordering details below This year’s Caption small press and comics festival in Oxford is only 17 days away! Guests include: Hannah Berry, Richy K. Chandler, Jade Sarson, David O’Connell, Al Davison, Hunt Emerson, Patrice… Read More ›
downthetubes may have one of the best Scottish comics correspondents in, er, Scotland, in the form of Jeremy Briggs, but we don’t have a foreign correspondent: and yet, British comic creators regularly attend the biggest annual French Comics Festival, Angoulême… Read More ›