Arts for Hearts Auction Site


(with thanks to Ian Stacey): A new blog has been set up to promote the upcoming week-long Arts for Hearts auction on eBay in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital, starting on 2nd November.

The blog features samples of the pieces to be auctioned, which are are all either original paintings or signed prints, all the work of professional children’s illustrators including Frances Cony (above) Korky Paul (Winnie the Witch), An Vrombaut (64 Zoo Lane) and Lynne Chapman (Class Two at the Zoo).

Proceeds from the auction, which will run for a week from 2nd November, will all go to fund research done by the transplant team at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

• For more details on the pieces involved in the auction people can visit the blog:

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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