The77 – Get Your Pre-Orders in for #1

The77 #1 - Final Regular Cover by Ade Hughes

The77 #1 – Final Regular Cover by Ade Hughes

Hot on the heels of its successful crowdfunding campaign, those that missed out can now pre-order the first issue of The77, the brand-new, 64-page quarterly anthology which launches at the Lawless convention in May and goes on general release the following month.

400 people backed the Kickstarter campaign for the project which includes strips by British industry veterans such as former Tharg Steve MacManus and a back cover poster by “The Ballad of Halo Jones” co-creator Ian Gibson’s promoting his “Lifeboat” story, alongside established independent talents such as Mal Earl and Phil Elliott, and a host of terrific rising comic stars.

The full line-up features below.

The first issue of The77 costs £6.95 for the standard print edition with a cover by Ade Hughes (£4 PDF), or £7.77 for the Variant Cover edition by Nick Percival.

Also offered are a copy of the comic, plus a signed writer’s script (£17); a copy of the comic plus an A3 signed cover print by Ade Hughes (£17); comic plus T-shirt (£20); or the comic plus A3 Ian Gibson signed “Lifeboat” print (£27).

• You can pre-order The77 now! Message the team via the title’s Facebook page or email – the77comic@gmail.com to place an order. Payment by PayPal

• Join The77 on Facebook and Twitter @77Comic and Instagram @The77 comic 

THE77 #1 – THE LINE UP

The77's editor, Philthy Luka, by Neil Blackbird Sims

The77’s editor, Philthy Luka, by Neil Blackbird Sims

• Temporal Anarchy

Dark myths set in 1977, brought to you by Philthy Luka, the original punk rocker – Alan Holloway and Neil ‘Blackbird’ Sims

• V

In the future they’ll fight to become history – Ade Hughes and Steve Bull

• The Only One

Where Psycho meets They Live! – Karen Holloway and Dave Heeley

The77 #1 - The Screaming Hand by Conor Boyle and Kek-W

The Screaming Hand by Conor Boyle and Kek-W

• The Screaming Hand!

Trapped in a web of para-anatomical terror – Conor Boyle and Kek-W

• Angel

By Steve Austin and Baden James Mellonie

• The Last Man

Brexit in space with killer robots – Phil Elliot and Michael Powell

• The Prodigal

Enslaved for three centuries by the Dark Fae, mankind awaits their liberator – Mal Earl

• Key Runners

Loyal secret agents, whose mission is to defeat organised crime and government corruption  – Drew Marr

• TechnoFreak

Criminals, robots and Maurice the cat – John Charles and Tom Newell

• Lifeboat

A poster of Ian Gibson’s unpublished Masterpiece

• Penny Pentagram

London’s Grooviest Occult Detective – Jonny Roydon and David Thomas

• The Tinkling Triangles

As featured in The SheerGlam Conspiracy – by Steve MacManus and Brendon Wright

The77 #1 - Have Blaster, Will Travel by Paul McCollum and Ed Doyle

Have Blaster, Will Travel by Paul McCollum and Ed Doyle

• Have Blaster, Will Travel

‘When The Stranger hits town, it stays hit!’ – Paul McCollum and Ed Doyle

The77 - SGT. SHOUTY of the Moon Force by Lew Stringer

SGT. SHOUTY of the Moon Force by Lew Stringer

• SGT. SHOUTY of the Moon Force

In space everyone can hear you shout! – Lew Stringer

• Tempered Curse

1312AD: the last days of the Knights Templar – Dave Bedford and Morgan Gleave

Plus exclusive features on ROK! The God by John Wagner, Alan Grant and Dan Cornwell, ComicScene magazine and Edge of Extinction by Baden James Mellonie and artwork by Ryan Brown

• You can pre-order The77 now. Message the team via the title’s Facebook page or email – the77comic@gmail.com to place an order. Payment by PayPal

• Join The77 on Facebook and Twitter @77Comic and Instagram @The77 comic 

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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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