Jon Haward Interviewed

Artist Jon Haward, who is busy working on the superb Classical Comics books as the series Art Director, has been interviewed by Terry Hooper over on

“The photo of me was taken in Mark Burrell’s studio,” says Jon. “The portrait of me [titeled “Big Jon and the Bubblegum Gods”] was painted by Mark and is now on show at the Norwich Castle Open Art Show till 23rd November.”

The interview talks a lot about Jon’s youth and different things i’he’s drawn and shows a fair bit of art /different styles. “I guess I adapt as I go along!” Jon told us.

• Read the interview on
Read an earlier downthetubes interview with Jon here

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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