Creating Comics: Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard in Dundee this week

Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard
Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard

Acclaimed comics artist, and the UK’s Comics Laureate, Charlie Adlard will be in Dundee this Friday to give a free talk at Dundee Comics Creative Space on his career, and his work as Comics Laureate.

Charlie is of course best known as the artist of the hugely successful comic The Walking Dead, which has been adapted into a massively popular television series. He has also worked on comics such as 2000AD, The X-Files and various titles for both Marvel and DC.

The event, which is open to the public and will take the form of a Q&A session, chaired by Professor Chris Murray, followed by a wine reception.

• A Talk by Charlie Adlard 6.00pm Friday 10th November 2017 Dundee Comics Creative Space, The Vision Building, Greenmarket, Dundee DD1 4QB | If you’d like to meet Charlie Adlard and learn about his work in comics, and as Comics Laureate, please confirm attendance at the event’s Facebook page

Read our recent interview with Charlie here

 

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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