Crowdfunding Spotlight: post apocalyptic thriller CAMP VA07 #1

CAMP VA07 #1 – a new post apocalyptic thriller from James McCulloch, the writer of the award winning City of Lost Souls, with art by Jonathan Scott, is currently seeking backing on Kickstarter.

CAMP VA07 #1 Cover

A new project from the independent publisher and comics distributor Comichaus, CAMP VA07 offers a perhaps apposite post apocalyptic thriller, set in a world ravaged by ‘The Red’. 

All animal life has been wiped out and the agricultural industry crumbles under the weight of demand for food.

The world needs help – and our saviours come in the form of an alien race, but their aid comes at a price…. Food in exchange for our blood.

It seemed so simple. But now, the human race live as servants to alien overseers, farmed for food by an alien race, who are unforgiving in their treatment. 

But one family has had enough… it’s time to fight back. Follow them as they fight the system which forces their servitude.

CAMP VA07 #1 - Promo

CAMP VA07 is written by horror comics writer James McCulloch, who also plays bass in She Burns Red. (As an aside, their new EP, Take Back Tomorrow, is now live on Spotify, Apple music, AmazonUK and Deezer). His independently-published horror comic series City of Lost Souls, created with Janine van Mosel, won the Yancy Street award for best horror comic in 2018, beating Harrow County from Dark Horse and Redlands from Image.

CAMP VA07 #1 - Art Sample

Artist Jonathan Scott has been working in comics since 2015, working for publishers that include Comichaus, Future Quake Press, Soaring Penguin Press and Mad Robot Comics, with strips appearing in titles such as Sliced Quarterly and The Psychedelic Journal. He’s also an illustrator who has worked on a number of video gaming projects.

Letterer Rob Jones numerous credits include work for Image, Humanoids, BHP Comics, DC Thomson, Comichaus, Markosia, Madius Comics, Mad Robot Comics.

CAMP VA07 looks like an intriguing new horror comic from a dedicated and determined team, with 15 days to run to secure its £2200 target. Why not check it out?

The Kickstarter campaign to fund CAMP VA07 #1 runs until 29th March 2020

• James McCulloch is online at grandmasterwook.co.uk | Follow him on Twitter @grandmasterwook

• Jonathan Scott is online at www.jjscottillustration.co.uk | Follow him on Instagram @Jjscottillustration

• Follow Rob Jones on Twitter @RobJonesWrites or find out more about his lettering work on Facebook

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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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