Stan Lee Tribute Day announced for Liverpool next weekend

Liverpool’s retro gaming and video shop VideOdyssey has announced a Stan Lee Tribute Day next Saturday (24th November 2018) in aid of the Stan Lee Foundation.

Paying homage to the Marvel legend who died earlier this week, expect an event that will celebrate the magic of his comic creation genius.

With artwork, workshops, and a screening of his best Marvel Comics Universe cameo appearance (as voted for by fans in time for this event) and with an all mighty Stan Lee Marvel quiz, guests include author Alan Cowsill and writer and publisher Tim Quinn – both former Marvel UK editors.

Alan Cowsill (left) and Tim Quinn (right), with Pete Best, one of the original Beatles. Tim is working with Pete on a new project
Alan Cowsill (left) and Tim Quinn (right), with Pete Best, one of the original Beatles. Tim is working with Pete on a new project

“Bring your brains, your pads and pencils sharpened ready for action, and let’s make some comics!” Day the organisers.

“Stan Lee has helped inspire thousands of writers and artists, let’s keep his legacy eternal.”

Proceeds will go to the Stan Lee Foundation, a non-profit organization that seeks to provide access to literacy, education and the arts throughout the nation.

• Stan Lee Tribute Day – Comic Creation Workshop and Screening 2.00pm – 8.00pm Saturday 24th November 2018 VideOdyssey, Toxteth TV, 37-45 Windsor Street, Liverpool, L8 1XE | Tickets via Eventbrite here

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John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a "freelance comics operative", working as an editor, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. John has worked in British comics publishing for over 30 years. His credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel UK and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines. He also edited STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics, including Team M.O.B.I.L.E. and The Beatles Story. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare” for Tian Books. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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