Alan Grant At The Borders Book Festival

On the same day as artist Bryan Talbot and others will be in Dundee for the Dundee Literary Festival, writer Alan Grant will be at Melrose in the Scottish Borders for the Borders Book Festival.

Alan Grant will be interviewed by novelist Ian Rankin on his career from DC Thomson to the Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde via 2000AD and Batman.
They willl be appearing in the Festival Marquee at 8pm on Sunday 22 June. Tickets cost £12 and, for those unable to make it to Melrose, BBC Radio Scotland’s Radio Cafe will be recording the event for later broadcast.

More details are available on the Borders Books Festival website.

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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