downthetubes is undergoing some main site refurbishment...

This blog is no longer being updated

The downthetubes news blog was assimilated into our main site back in 2013.

Hop over to for other British comics news, comic creating guides, interviews and much more!

Friday, 21 August 2009

GI Handley: Rise of the Writer

GI Joe Issue 1 UK
With GI Joe: Rise Of The Cobra in cinemas and the first issue of Panini's British GI Joe in the newsagents (see news story), Jeremy Briggs talks to the comic’s writer Ferg Handley about his work on this new licensed title and discovers how to write a comic strip sequel to a film that you have not seen and are not even allowed to see the script of.

While Ferg is best known as one of the main writers for DC Thomson’s Commando the interview also covers the rest of his varied career from the fantasy of Games Workshop to the humour of The Dandy via the football pitch and the comix underground.

Read the interview now on the main downthetubes site

• GI Joe UK comic info at

No comments:

Latest News on

Contact downthetubes

• Got a British Comics News Story? E-mail downthetubes!

• Publishers: please contact for information on where to post review copies and other materials:

Click here to subscribe to our RSS NewsFeed

Powered by  FeedBurner