Comic creators to deliver serial killer talk in Edinburgh

InsomniaBandHCover.jpgMartin Conaghan and Will Pickering, creators ofnew graphic novel Burke & Hare, will be at the Edinburgh Central Library in the Edinburgh Room on 28th January presenting a talk on the history of the serial killers and the production of the book for Insomnia Publications bio-graphic novel imprint, Vigil.

If you’d like to book a place at the talk, please contact the Fine Art Library in the Central Library Tel: 0131 242 8040 as numbers are limited.

After the talk, there will be a siging session of the book where guests can talk with the creators.

There will also be option to join West Port Tours popular, Burke and Hare Murder Tour for free, which will start just outside the entrance of the Central Library. For more details of the tour please visit West Port Tours official website

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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