Archives for category: My Comic Book Life

This year, more so than ever before, there will be children who may not be looking forward to Christmas…

Can You Support this year’s BookTrust Christmas appeal?

Publisher SelfMadeHero has come up with a great idea to promote local bookshops

SelfMadeHero issues #DrawYourBookshop Challenge — downthetubes.net

Peter Duncan checks out the new full-length audio drama based on the Vertigo comic…

Neil Gaiman’s Sandman Comes to Audible as Full-Cast Drama

Great news for fans of the Hooded Man

Look-In “Robin of Sherwood” collection gets green light

Neil Gaiman’s Sandman Comes to Audible as Full-Cast Drama

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World Illustration Awards 2020 opens doors to comics and graphic novel entries

World Illustration Awards 2020 opens doors to comics and graphic novel entries


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Blade Runner 2019 Blog Tour: Read An Extract!

Blade Runner 2019 Blog Tour: Read An Extract!


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To the Batcave, comic feature-writing chums! A Call for Contributions

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Down the Rabbit Hole: Alice in Wonderland, illustrated by A.H. Watson

Down the Rabbit Hole: Alice in Wonderland, illustrated by A.H. Watson


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The latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast sees the team catch up with writer Garth Ennis, delivering a recording of an on-stage interview recorded at the 2019 Festival. Garth Ennis’s career has spanned 30 years and he has created some amazing comics such as The Boys and Preacher – but where did his careerContinue…

via Lakes Festival Podcast probes Comics Writer Garth Ennis — downthetubes.net

Good Garth Ennis interview/discussion. 📚

That Was the Lakes That Was! First Podcast Creator Interviews Bonanza available now

That Was the Lakes That Was! First Podcast Creator Interviews Bonanza available now


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Hope to get to this show sometime. 😊🌻🎃 👍🏼

Titan Comics reveals art for new The Phantom of the Opera project, out next year

Titan Comics reveals art for new The Phantom of the Opera project, out next year


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Joel Meadows’ “Masters Of Comics” gets a boost from the Society of Illustrators

Joel Meadows’ “Masters Of Comics” gets a boost from the Society of Illustrators


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Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Garth Ennis

Lakes Festival Focus 2019: An Interview with Garth Ennis


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Been reading anything Garth Ennis writes since the early 90s. 👍🏼

Time to dust off my Batsignal light!

Batman Day is almost here and to celebrate the Dark Knight’s 80 years as the World’s Greatest Detective, DC and Warner Bros. are lighting up the night skies by projecting the iconic Bat-Signal, as well as producing fan celebrations, in major cities around the globe, including London, on Saturday 21st September 2o19. Like fireworks onContinue…

via Global Bat-Signal celebration planned for this year’s Batman Day – including London! — downthetubes.net

Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award announced for Thought Bubble Director Lisa Wood

Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award announced for Thought Bubble Director Lisa Wood


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French “Summer Adventures” comics campaign highlights plight of abandoned pets

French “Summer Adventures” comics campaign highlights plight of abandoned pets


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Nothing will ever be better than reading Alan Moore’s Watchmen . . . I will at least watch the first episode.

US channel HBO has released its first a teaser trailer for a new series based on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons seminal 12-part comic series Watchmen. Set in an alternate history where “superheroes” are treated as outlaws, this drama series from executive producer Damon Lindelof embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel ofContinue…

via HBO releases WATCHMEN Official Tease — downthetubes.net

David Lloyd’s Aces Weekly is a great way to read great new comics. 📚 💕

Aces Weekly Volume 39, the latest delivery of the long-running digital anthology, is mid-run right now. In the run up to his appearance at Ottawa Comiccon this coming weekend, publisher David Lloyd has been reaffirming his longtime belief in digital comics. After Kenny Penman, publisher of Blank Slate Books, asked David if he’d considered printContinue…

via Aces Weekly: Publisher David Lloyd determined to “Keep it Digital” — downthetubes.net

Ben’s Top Five Favorite Superhero Shorts (in no particular order)

Ben’s Top Five Favorite Superhero Shorts (in no particular order)
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Ben has good taste and these will be worth everyone’s time, which is why I’m gonna share his insight and recommendations before I watch the four I haven’t seen yet. 👍🏼

The nominees for this year’s Eisner Awards have been revealed and include a number of terrific British creators, including John Allison, Jim Campbell, Alex de Campi, Al Ewing, Lee Garbett and Sean PhillipsContinue reading Strong showing for British creators in Eisner Award nominees →

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Creating Comics: An Interview with Junko Mizuno

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Creator Spotlight: Peyo, Gifted Creator of The Smurfs

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Penguin Ventures and Penguin Random House have raised more than £10,000 for charity through its online The Snowman art auction, held in the run up to Christmas. As part of the 40th anniversary of Raymond Briggs‘ The Snowman, Penguin asked leading children’s book illustrators to recreate the character in their own styles. Quentin Blake, AdamContinue…

via “The Snowman” art auction raises over £10,000 for charity — downthetubes.net

We’re going to make this Wednesday night!!! Slow-Cooker 3-Ingredient Italian Chicken Prep10 MIN Total4 HR 10 MIN Ingredients3 Servings6 Just three ingredients plus pasta make this meal easy to throw together for a dinner that’s ready to go when you get home. Serve with a fresh green salad, and your meal is complete! ByPillsbury Kitchens Ingredients 2 lb boneless skinless […]

via Chicken so easy, Mimi can make it! — Richard Armitage’s BBBWW

I think the preverbal gauntlet has been thrown down, but I am fairly certain it will be a failure because I have never been able to cook. I only just learned how to boil eggs and they still don’t always turn out.  Which is why someone else always has to be responsible for the food if I am involved.  😉batton_lash_1995_scan_20_tom_burns_yum  The talented and funny artist, Batton Lash checking on dinner.

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