There’s A Killing Moon at Thought Bubble This Year, thanks to Pigdog Press!

Killing Moon Issue 1 - Cover

Back in 1985, a budding illustrator called Mark (PigDog) Roche wrote and illustrated a story for a Manchester based comic called Totally Alien. That story was “Killing Moon”, about a group of assassins lead by Moses Valentine.

Kiling Moon Issue 1 - Fight

Now, 30 years later, his younger brother and small press artist Neil ‘Bhuna’ Roche (Dr WTF, Vanguard Comic, Paragon Press, Zarjaz), the enigmatic UK writer Chris Denton (Eagle Award-nominated Walking Wounded, Massacre for Boys, Drokk, Judge Dredd Megazine) and Darren Stephens (2000AD, Sonic the Comic, Red Dwarf, Zarjaz) have taken up the challenge to resurrect Moses Valentine and Killing Moon, in a new series featuring some of the UK’s most talented small press artists offering their take on the main characters in the story.

Killing Moon Issue 1 - The MayorIn Killing Moon Issue One, an elite band of assasins is hired by the mayor of a terrorized town to take out a necromancer. But how do you kill a man with absolute power over life and death?

Sit back, make a brew and enjoy a good old sword and sorcery romp in this new comic, which will be on sale at Thought Bubble on the Pigdog Press stand (36) in the New Dock Hall, Leeds.

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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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