Bristol Comic and Zine Fair back in October

Bristol Comic and Zine Fair 2013. Image: BCAF
Bristol Comic and Zine Fair 2013. Image: BCZF

The annual Bristol Comic and Zine Fair returns to The Station on 4th October 2014, and the organisers have opended the dorrs to creators to apply for tables.

The Fair, now in its fourth year and curated by Bear Pit Zines and Comic Book Slumber Party, celebrates the world of DIY and independent publishing, bringing together artists, writers, publishers and booksellers from across Bristol and further afield for a one-day market.

Half tables are £15 each a the deadline for applications is 5.00pm Monday 30th June 2014. They’re hoping to make decisions by mid-July.

• Bristol Comic and Zine Fair web: http://bristolcomicandzinefair.wordpress.com

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John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a “freelance comics operative”, currently working as a freelance editor for TITAN COMICS, as Creative Consultant on the new DAN DARE audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the LAKES INTERNATIONAL COMIC ART FESTIVAL and LANCASTER COMICS DAY.

John has worked in British comics publishing for over 30 years, starting out at Marvel UK, where he edited a number of the Genesis 1992 books with Paul Neary. His numerous credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines, where he was Managing Editor.

He also edited STRIP Magazine and worked as an editor on several audio comics for ROK Comics, including TEAM M.O.B.I.L.E. and THE BEATLES STORY.

Most recently he is writing CRUCIBLE as a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and DEATH DUTY and SKOW DOGS with Dave Hailwood for the digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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