2010 proving a busy year for artist Duncan Long

SciFi Art Now artist Duncan Long reports that, despite the economic downturn he’s been keeping busy, with many self-publishing authors and small presses realizing that in order to compete with big presses, a quality cover illustration is key. Something other artists in the book will, I’m sure, would like to impress on their contacts!

On the “established press” side of things, Duncan is currently finishing up a collection of illustrations for a graphic novel, Werewolves of New Idria, written by John Chadwell, from Moonstone Books.

• Fast-view Flash portfolio: http://duncanlong.com/portfolio/

• Standard HTML portfolio: http://duncanlong.com/portfolio/index_html.html

• Read our interview with Duncan here

The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

Categories: British Comics

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