Tube Surfing: Alan Moore, web/hyper/small press/all types of comics and events aplenty too!

Alan Moore guests on Utter Shambles, a podcast hosted by comedians Robin Ince and Josie Long.

Pete Ashton will be talking about the emergence of the British small press comics scene in the early eighties at the Birmingham Zine Festival in September.

Al Davison’s new web-comic, Muscle Memory: A Survivor’s Story, is online. (Via Bugpowder)

Head down to the Comica Comiket small press fair in London this Sunday. (Also via Bugpowder)

The Forbidden Planet International blog has posted a very useful comics and zine-related events round-up.

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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