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HighVisFest back next month

HighVisFest LogoDigbeth’s free street arts/graffiti free festival HighVisFest is back and ready to paint the town red, blue and every colour in-between on 7th September – and includes a number of comic creators as guests at a “Pop Up Comic Con” at the Custard Factory.

HighVisFest Pop Up Comic Con 2019 PosterFamily friendly and free, comics guests this year include David Barnett (Punks Not Dead); Comics Laureate Hannah Berry; Beano artist Laura Howell; Star Wars artist JaKe; artist Paul McCaffrey (Anno Dracula); DC Comics and Marvel artist John McCrea; Doctor Who cover artist Simon Myers; Time Bomb Comics publisher Steve Tanner; writer Dan Watters (Lucifer); artist Martin Simmonds (Punks Not Dead); Combat Colin creator and Beano artist Lew Stringer; and, just ahead of #DayofDredd, 2000AD, DC Comics and Marvel artist, Phil Winslade.

HighVisFest 2019

HighVisFest 20919 11.00am – 6.00pm Zellig Building, the Custard Factory, Gibbs Street, Digbeth | More details here on Facebook

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John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. 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 “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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