Leave your brains by the door, here’s Biodegradable Four!

Biodegradeable Issue 4 Cover


Hard boiled detectives, high speed car chases, brain harvesting aliens and adulterous Martians are just some of the attractions awaiting readers of the digital comics anthology 100% Biodegradable, available now

Edited by David Hailwood and John Kirkham, the title has been steadily growing in quality with each new issue but this issue is the best yet, with a talent roster that boasts the likes  of  Stewart Moore (Futurequake, Tin Man Games, The Solomon Kane movie), Jim Alexander (Judge Dredd Megazine, 2000AD and publisher of some great comics himself over at Planet Jimbot), Jon Haward (Judge Dredd, 2000AD, Tales Of The Buddha), Nigel Dobbyn (2000AD, Sonic The Comic, The Beano), Paul H. Birch (TOXIC, Bulletproof, Creepy Kofy Movie Time), Mats Engesten (Brainstorm Comics, Atlantis Studios), Dave Thomson, Simon Mackie, Tony Suleri and more!

Here’s some pages from the issue to whet your appetite…


"Sideburns" by Jim Alexander and Jon Haward
“Sideburns” by Jim Alexander and Jon Haward


"The Martian Affair" by Paul H. Birch and Mats Engesten
“The Martian Affair” by Paul H. Birch and Mats Engesten
Stunning "Marren Kane" pages from Tony Suleri are, for me, one of the issue's highlights. Script by David Hailwood
Stunning “Marren Kane” pages from Tony Suleri are, for me, one of the issue’s highlights. Script by David Hailwood
"Mind over Matter" by David Hailwood and Dave Thomson
“Mind over Matter” by David Hailwood and Dave Thomson

• Rated 15+ due to mild nun-orientated nudity, several rude words and the unfortunate massacre of a Tellytubby, Biodegradable Four  is available to buy on Drivethru ($0.99) and Comicsy (69p). 

Issues 1 and 2 are also available to buy on Comixology

John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a "freelance comics operative", currently working as a freelance editor for TITAN COMICS, as Creative Consultant on the new DAN DARE audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the LAKES INTERNATIONAL COMIC ART FESTIVAL and LANCASTER COMICS DAY. John has worked in British comics publishing for over 30 years, starting out at Marvel UK, where he edited a number of the Genesis 1992 books with Paul Neary. His numerous credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines, where he was Managing Editor. He also edited STRIP Magazine and worked as an editor on several audio comics for ROK Comics, including TEAM M.O.B.I.L.E. and THE BEATLES STORY. Most recently he is writing CRUCIBLE as a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and DEATH DUTY and SKOW DOGS with Dave Hailwood for the digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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