A “Classic Roy of the Rovers” value bundle on offer
Looking back at a bleak time for weekly British comics…
Happy Christmas from Roy of the Rovers and gang, a classic Christmas cover from 1971
Marvel Heroes tribute, Trigan Empire pages and more, on offer in this week’s Catawiki International Original Comics Art Auction
Trigan Empire art, a page of Olac the Gladiator battling a dinosaur in the latest Catawiki weekly auction
Interdimensional Enforcers, and a classic Roy of the Rovers tale out this week from Rebellion – and many more thrills to come!
A great mix of old, new, rebooted and digital releases from Rebellion, out this week and soon!
Check out this career spanning interview
A quick chat with The77 strip writer Barrie Tomlinson, a much appreciated friend of downthetubes, who joined the world of comics back in 1961…
Rebellion has announced changes to its plans for Roy of the Rovers publishing programme
As it’s a Formula 1 weekend, downthetubes contributor Richard Sheaf is marking the event on his Boys Adventure Comics Blog with a look back at an earlier era of motor-racing with this oddity – “The Champions” – a tie-in comic with Matchbox toys sponsorship of motor racing legend, John Surtees and Team Surtees, in the early 1970s, featuring art by “Skid Solo” artist John Vernon
Here’s a few snaps from the Treasury of British Comics exhibition currently on at Orbital Comics in central London. The art is being exhibited courtesy of 2000AD publisher Rebellion Publishing in a celebration of their imprint, The Treasury of British Comics. Rebellion have been lovingly… Read More ›