Sneak Peek: Bigger Fish by Ed Whiting and Hakan Aydin

Bigger Fish by Ed Whiting and Hakan Aydin
The cover of Bigger Fish, a one shot from Ed Whiting, art by Hakan Aydin

Here’s some great, early art from a 40-page oneshot that British creator Ed Whiting is self publishing, in colour, in a few months called Bigger Fish, a crime story set in 1970’s New York involving the Mafia, Mexican Cartels and the NYPD.

Ed has been writing for various British small press anthologies for the last few years, including Futurequake, Something Wicked and Sector 13.

Bigger Fish is my first long piece, a crime story set in 1970’s New York in the wake of Richard Nixon’s proclamation of A War On Drugs in 1971,” Ed tells us.

While the US government may have declared “war”, however, the underworld has other plans…

The fantastic art is by Hakan Aydin, an artist from Turkey who Ed tells us he met on the Facebook group Connecting Comic Book Writers and Creators, who has done some work for Zenscope in the past.

Bigger Fish is in the process of being coloured by J Francis Totti, who’s currently working on Prey for Us and Big F Off Worms with writer Matt Garvey, and will be lettered by Rob Jones, from Madius Comics.

• If you like the look of Bigger Fish, then be sure to follow Ed on Twitter for the latest on the project

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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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