Bristol Comic and Zine Fair back in October

Bristol Comic and Zine Fair 2013. Image: BCAF

Bristol Comic and Zine Fair 2013. Image: BCZF

The annual Bristol Comic and Zine Fair returns to The Station on 4th October 2014, and the organisers have opended the dorrs to creators to apply for tables.

The Fair, now in its fourth year and curated by Bear Pit Zines and Comic Book Slumber Party, celebrates the world of DIY and independent publishing, bringing together artists, writers, publishers and booksellers from across Bristol and further afield for a one-day market.

Half tables are £15 each a the deadline for applications is 5.00pm Monday 30th June 2014. They’re hoping to make decisions by mid-July.

• Bristol Comic and Zine Fair web:

• Sign up for the Bristol Comic and Zine Fair mailing list

• Follow the Bristol Comic and Zine Fair on Twitter for news and updates


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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