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General / Kiss My Axe! now available from Amazon
« on: 13 October, 2021, 06:53:17 PM »
The digital version of Pat Mills' KISS MY AXE!: SLAINE THE WARPED WARRIOR: THE SECRET HISTORY is now available on Amazon for £4.99


Events / Lawless 2022
« on: 12 October, 2021, 07:03:58 AM »
Down the tubes have an article about next years Lawless con being held inBristol on 28th & 29th May


Books & Comics / bargins on Audible
« on: 08 October, 2021, 09:52:32 PM »
I wasjust looking through the catalogue on Audible originals and some of the books you can download and listen for free are looking quite good. As long as you have a membership with 1 credit amonth you can get free books like THe Sandman Act1, Alien 3(William Gibson version), 2001: A Space Odyssey, Firefly, Ghostbusters, the Goodies and French & saunders

Film & TV / Dan Dare's first TV appearance
« on: 06 October, 2021, 07:14:42 PM »
Downthetubes have recently found via the BFI website Dan Dare's first TV appearance in a advert from 1956 for Horlick's Spacemen’s Club. Dan Dare is voiced by Noel Johnson who played Dare in the Radio Drama on Radio Luxemburg


Suggestions / Jane Bond secret agent release?
« on: 01 October, 2021, 02:27:53 PM »
As there is a lot of talk about if James Bond could be female why don't Rebellion release as part of the Treasury of British Comics the stripe Jane Bond Secret Agent which was published in the comic Tina/Princess Tina between 1967 & 1970 drawn by Mike Hubbard.
This could show the world how forward thinking British comics were back then allowing a young women to be a secret agent and the artwork of the great Mike Hibbard as well

Film & TV / The Book of Boba Fett
« on: 29 September, 2021, 08:52:42 PM »
Disney+ have just announced that The Book of Boba Fett will premier on the 29th December 2021

News / Battle Action 2022 special
« on: 28 September, 2021, 11:07:55 PM »
Mike Dorey said today in his newsletter that he is drawing a new Hellman of Hammer Force in which Hellman of the Afrika Korps fights the tanks of American colonel Glory Rider for the Battle Action 2022 special

Film & TV / Y the Last Man on Disney+
« on: 15 September, 2021, 09:10:37 PM »
Just been to the UK premier of Disney+'s new show Y the Last Man based on  Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra 2002-08 Vertigo comic of the same name set in a post-apocalyptic world where a mysterious cataclysmic event simultaneously killed every mammal with a Y chromosome but for one man, Yorick Brown

The first 3 episodes will be released of 22nd September with the other episodes being released every  Wednesday.

Not much happens in the first episode as it is just setting up the world and the characters just before the men all die, but it is well acted feels like it is going to be a good series

Film & TV / Grendel TV series coming toNetflix
« on: 14 September, 2021, 11:29:24 PM »
Netflix have announced that they are working on a new series based on Matt Wagner's Grendel comics with Abubakr Ali (Power Book II: Ghost) as Grendel/Hunter Rose.


Books & Comics / Rick Random: Fleetway Picture Library Classics
« on: 29 August, 2021, 03:46:25 PM »
I'm not sure if this has been mentiond before but whilst in Gosh Comics! I noticed that they had a copy of Rick Random: Fleetway Picture Library Classics. Probably best remembered here as the page filler in the early annuals. Even though not released by Rebellion it still has the Treasury of British Comics logo on the back cover


General / Can you help in a hunt for original artwork by John M. Burns?
« on: 06 August, 2021, 02:43:34 PM »
Colin Brown and Paul Duncan are on the hunt for original John M Burns artwork to feature in a giant full colour book about the artist and they are looking for some of his best pages, rare strips, and previously unpublished work. If you have any of his artwork or know someone who might and would be happy for them to use it in this book they would like to hear from you



General / new Kevin O'Neill collections from Gosh! Comics
« on: 23 July, 2021, 11:47:50 AM »
Just got the excellent new Nemesis print from Gosh! this morning  and it had a advert for a new signed Marshal Law print & 2 new collections Mek Memoirs & Cosmic Comics expanded edition which are coming out later this year

Marshal Law: Blood, Sweat and Fears print

the toughest cape killer in San Futuro returns for this exclusive to Gosh! signed print. Taken from the cover of the classic Marshal Law tale Blood, Sweat and Fears, this printwill be giclee printexd on Highwhite smooth 100% cotton stock,signed by Kevin O'Neill and limited to an edition of 50. On sale Monday 30th August instore an from goshlondon.com priced £45
Mek Memoirs
Lost to the mists of time, a vicious vista into an all too possiblenightmare future.This early pre-2000AD work by Kevin O'Neill & Chris Lowder details mankind's future wars with it's own technological offspring! Republished in its original format by new brit comix reissue label Dark and Gold. The workwill be accompanied by additional contemporary work from Kevin O'Neill's archives wrapped under a stunningnew cover. Gosh! will have a limited number of copies signed by Kevin. Due for release Autumn/Winter2021, price TBA.
Cosmic Comics Expanded Edition
first published in 2019 this now sold out tome of classic Kevin O'Neill work is to be reissued with an added 26 pages of material from his personnel archive! With additional contextualizing interviews and text from the man himself, this is a vital addition to any O'Neill fans shelf. Gosh  will have an exclusive signed edition available in shop & via the website. The expanded 92 page perfect bound softcover is due for release Autumn/ Winter 2021, priced at £10.49

Film & TV / Man from Atlantis on Forces TV
« on: 18 July, 2021, 04:47:20 PM »
Just found out that Forces TV are showing the classic 1997 series The Man from Atlantis staring Patrick Duffy on the weekends with 2 episodes each day

Events / Shrewsbury comics trail
« on: 13 June, 2021, 11:03:31 AM »
Just found on Facebook the Shrewsbury comics trail, from 24th June 2021 a series of 9 over-sized comic pages linked to create a story will be placed around landmarks in the Shrewsbury area. All the artists and writer have a connection to Shrewsbury with the story is written by John Wagner and art from the likes of Charlie Adlard, Mike Perkins, Manga artist Sonia Leong and Beano/Toxic artist Lew Stringer.


Classifieds / Broz by Pat Mills
« on: 22 May, 2021, 09:23:51 PM »
I am selling on eBay copies of the Pat Mills French 2 Tomes story BROZ with artwork from Adrian Smith ( best known for his work with Games Workshop)
This has never been translated into English
Starting price £5=P&P

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