Andy Fanton pens “A Tale of Two Scottish Cities” for Jurys hotel chain

Jurys had a hotel in Edinburgh and one in Glasgow… but now they have two in each city and to celebrate the recent launch of their new accommodation, they created this comic strip all about both great cities… it’s Shakespeare with a Scotch Twist!

Follow Dr. Livingstone and his new friend in Tesla’s Top Secret Time Machine! – the work of Andy Fanton, whose credits also include The Beano, VIZ and Private Eye, BBC Radio and creator of Lord Likely –  to discover Edinburgh and Glasgow’s history, culture, and how no visit to Scotland is complete without seeing both cities.

Jurys Inn hotels are ideally situated in city centres across the UK, Ireland and the Czech Republic – with their hotels providing guests with extremely convenient locations from which to enjoy local attractions.

It’s great to see business using comics in this way and of course it’s the second that we’ve seen this week, with CompareTheMarket also commissioning a Meerkat Movies comic, drawn by Neal Adams.

Tale of Two Cities
The Jurys Inn Tale of Two Cities

John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a "freelance comics operative", working as a freelance editor, as Creative Consultant on the new Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. John has worked in British comics publishing for over 30 years. His credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel UK and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines. He also edited STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics, including Team M.O.B.I.L.E. and The Beatles Story. 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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