Tom Foster joins the ranks of Commando Comics artists

2000 AD artist Tom Foster has provided the cover for an upcoming issue of DC Thomson Media’s Commando war comic, joining the ranks of artists such as Ian Kennedy, Graeme Neil Reid and Neil Roberts.

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Commando 5271, “Faceless Heroes”, cover art by Tom Foster

Tom, whose art will grace the cover of Commando 5271, titled “Faceless Heroes”, on sale soon, has been a professional comics artist for a number of years, perhaps best known for his work for Rebellion’s 2000 AD and Judge Dredd Megazine.

He did his first work for Rebellion after winning their 2013 Portfolio Competition and has since gone on to work on number of their most iconic characters, including Judge Dredd, Sinister Dexter and Bill Savage, as well as co-creating the series “Storm Warning” for Judge Dredd Megazine.

A regular comic convention guest, he also produces comics tutorials for Imagine FX, in written and video format and, alongside his comics work, he’s done a number of school talks and workshops, and is also an experienced stand-up comedian.

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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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