Sock Puppets at Christmas…

The Sock Puppet Theatre, scourge* of many a British comics event is counting down the Christmas with The Socks’ Advent Calendar, a wee musical treat! Eat your heart out Aled & Terry. And Bing and David…

Comic creator tells us you can see the Socks performing/murdering songs such as Rolf Harris’ Two Little Boys live every night in Edinburgh; they’re currently performing every night in the Spiegeltent in Princes St Gardens. Book tickets now at: www.gildedballoon.co.uk/wwonderland/shows.php

* Oh OK, they’re not really a scourge. You can see more of their videos at myspace.com/scottishfalsetto

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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