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!
For those who don't already know, HORIZON - which we're told now looks like being a three book series - is a story of Love and Loss, Fear and Freedom, a toy rabbit... and very big robots.
is 15. Nothing works. School doesn't work, home doesn't work and
everyone she loves is no longer there. Then she discovers an access to a
place where all the answers can be found.
Horizon. A place of dreams,
metaphor, discovery....and freedom.
Dreams are something that we all have. They are an essential part of being human. In HORIZON, writer/artist Andrew Wildman
weaves a narrative that draws from not only his long career as a comic
book artist - which includes work on Transformers and his own co-created project, Frontier, with Jason Cobley - but also from his experience of Gestalt dream interpretation
and his training in personal development coaching.
"The metaphor and
symbolism in dreams tell us more about ourselves than any other
conversation," he says. "We already know who we are but our access to this insight
is lost as we have forgotten how to understand our own internal
"HORIZON is a story of Ali, a young girl who's
understanding of herself is transformed through her dreams and how she
learns to interpret them."
• To hear more about seminars and
workshops based on the narrative structure of HORIZON and its inherent
dream interpretation technology go here