Crucible: The Quest Episode 38 – Can Beloc Save the Day?

Will Beloc save the day? Or will fear consume him? (Or, rather, the Chrell…).

Crucible is an ongoing creator-owned strip which started in STRIP: The Adventures Comics Magazine, created by myself and 2000AD artist Smuzz (perhaps best known for his work on ABC Warriors) and lettered by Jim Campbell.

We’re hoping we can attract a print publisher. At this stage this first story is at the half way point and the aim is to continue it on Tapastic for now, and look at over avenues. Please consider subscribing on Tapastic – it’s free, but we need 500 subscribers plus in order to initiate “rewards” for readers in return for hoped-for patronage.

Thanks for reading – your feedback is very welcome.

• There’s some background on the project here on downthetubes

• Click the image below for full size view

 

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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