downthetubes is undergoing some main site refurbishment...
Saturday, 7th October 2017
The downthetubes news blog was assimilated into our main site back in 2013, but we're glad you're here, because that's currently undergoing some under the bonnet refurb! So we've brought this blog back from the dead to tide us over.
We expect to be back up and running next week, just before the 2017 Lakes International Comic Art Festival - see you there?
Hop over to www.downthetubes.net for other British comics news, comic creating guides, interviews and much more!
"Even if you weren't there, you've probably heard by now that due to the knock on effects of the global credit crunchie this year's Bristol Comics Expo was a slightly reduced affair, he notes. "This might seem a shame, especially given that this was the event's tenth birthday, but I'm here to tell you that smaller is sometimes better."
David opines that the success of any mainstream comics event can be judged by how well it performs in seven specific criteria including a good mix of events, social networking and, of course, comics!