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SF adventure “Geysers of Titan”, drawn by Doctor Who Adventures’ Russ Leach, continues in Aces Weekly

"Geysers of Titan", a strip drawn by Doctor Who Adventures artist Russ Leach, written by Petri Hanninem, lettered by Sam Roads

“Geysers of Titan”, a strip drawn by Doctor Who Adventures artist Russ Leach, written by Petri Hanninen, lettered by Sam Roads

The latest volume of David Lloyd‘s Aces Weekly is available now and Volume 27 continues to be one of the most rip-roaring yet. For me, for example, it’s inevitable I’d be drawn to “Geysers of Titan“, an SF strip set on Titan, drawn by Doctor Who Adventures artist Russ Leach, written by Petri Hanninen, lettered by Sam Roads.

As if downthetubes readers needed reminding, Aces Weekly is the multi-award-winning, exclusively digital-delivery comic art magazine published by David Lloyd. Every Monday the team send serials and short stories straight to your tablet, laptop, desktop – and Smart TV – in seven-week volumes featuring top talent from across the globe.

They’ve won the Best Digital Comic prize in the Pipedream annual poll, Best Web-Based Comic in True Believers Awards, and they’re listed by Best Web Comics in the 100 Best Webcomics Of All Time.

This volume, Batton Lash takes readers back to a post-apocalypse world in “First Gentlemen of the Apocalypse” that’s nothing like any others you’ve seen; “Sicarios” by Roberto Corroto and Ertito Montana gives us another pacy crime yarn with the usual bizarre added ingredients in a new story that finds leads Phil and Riot Girl in the heart of Texas; and “The Flight” by Jeff Vaughn and Brendon and Brian Fraim reminds us that leaving our troubles behind us is not always as easy as just leaving the place where they happen to be: and in “Boom! Nowhere” by Katie Cunningham and Heather Fisher, in a flooded Earth of the future, salvage crew member, Izzy, finds a robot relic of the past that the team decide to sell for scrap. But the robot has other ideas…

Plus, the biggest, craziest heist in the weird world of fantastic adventure gets under way in “The Big Hit” from Jok LP and Rodolfo Santullo!

Aces Weekly Volume 27, running now i s just a £1 per week subscription (a price that includes all future volumes forever) and also includes work by Heather Fisher, Katie Cunningham plus the amazing, David Leach, with the return of… no… no.. yes! Psycho Gran! Buy it now at www.acesweekly.co.uk/shop

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About John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a "freelance comics operative" who is 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 25 years, starting out at Marvel UK, where he edited a number of the Genesis 1992 books with Paul Neary, including DEATH'S HEAD II and WARHEADS. At Marvel he wrote strips for THE REAL GHOSTBUSTERS, THUNDERCATS, DOCTOR WHO and co-created SHADOW RIDERS with Brian Williamson and Ross Dearsley. 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. He has written comics for Marvel UK, Judge Dredd Megazine, Lucky Bag Comic, CGL (an Italian publisher), STRIP Magazine and ROK Comics; and edited some of Titan's British comics collections including Dan Dare and Charley's War. 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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