Doctor Who Adventures artist Russ Leach joins Hull Comic Con Line-Up

This Doctor Who montage art by Russ leach is the top prize in the Hull Comic Con 2016 charity raffle.

This Doctor Who montage art by Russ Leach is the top prize in the Hull Comic Con 2016 charity raffle.

Following on from a very successful event last year, Hull Comic Con is back on Saturday 18th June 2016, and will be a much bigger event, taking over over all three floors of its venue, the Hull University Union building.

The expansion enables organisers to bring fans “more of everything we had last year, plus loads of new things to see and do as well as more to keep the kids occupied.

“Taking all three floors gives us a a huge amount of space, a variety of different rooms and spaces and the ability to provide a dedicated area and facilities for the cosplayers who bring the event to life,” they say.

More art by Russ Leach: the Twelfth Doctor and Bill.

More art by Russ Leach: the Twelfth Doctor and Bill.

Along with special guests from TV and film (including Doctor Who‘s Sophie Aldred), Hull Comic Con features a number of comic artists including Rachael Smith, Lee Sullivan and Russ Leach and the Something Entirely Different Hull Comic Collective – and  authors such as A.S. Chambers.

“I’ll be signing and selling posters and A4 commissions as well as having the honour of being on a panel about Doctor Who comic strip,” Russ tells us. His Doctor Who montage canvas, above, is also a top prize for the event’s charity raffle.

• Hull Comic Con, 10.00am – 6.00pm, Saturday 18th June, Hull University Union
Cottingham Road, Hull HU6 7RX Web: www.hullcomiccon.com

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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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