Zombies, SF action adventure and more in latest 100% Biodegradable

Biodegradable Issue 14 - Cover

The latest issue of the digital anthology comic 100% Biodegradable (Issue 14) is on sale now, wrapped in an awesome cover by Brett Burbridge. Here’s the full rundown, and yes, I’ll admit to some bias for this marvellous title, given editor Dave Hailwood‘s support for my “WarWorldz” project, which includes the strip “Death Duty” I’m co-writing with him drawn by Brett. It’s been great fun to work on this so far, and the team, which includes letterer Ken Reynolds, have been fantastic throughout.

A collection of the first 48-page “Death Duty” story is in the planning stages and we’re already throwing around ideas for the second SF action adventure story.

"Death Duty" by John Freeman, Dave Hailwood and Brett Burbridge

“Death Duty” by John Freeman, Dave Hailwood and Brett Burbridge

100% Biodegradable has been described as “the kind of smart script and stylish art that would feel right at home in the pages of the galaxy’s greatest comic!” by Alex Thomas, Pipedream Comics, “A ‘must-read’ for all lovers of sci-fi and fantasy comics” by Haydn Hades on A Place To Hang Your Cape and “Good old fashioned sci-fi escapism, and the art of Tony Suleri is worth the entrance fee alone”by  Andy Oliver on Broken Frontier.

"Time Begins" by Steven Fraser and Edward Norden

“Time Begins” by Steven Fraser and Edward Norden

Issue 14 of the staggeringly thrilling 100% Biodegradable includes: a love-struck demon races against time to save his species in Steven Fraser (Futurequake, Wasted) and Edward Norden‘s (Torso Bear, Murky Depths) “Time Begins”; a misplaced rockstar struggles to find his feet in a hostile universe in Tomislav Tikulin (Analog, Asimov’s Science Fiction) and Sebastijan Camagajevac‘s “Rock Rider”; mankind flees Earth to escape a zombie outbreak in David Hailwood and Dave Snell‘s “Last Breath”; “Moths and Demons” by Scott Melrose and Adam Kindred; and Travis and Rourke confront psychotic trillionaire ‘Masumo’ in the action packed finale to John Freeman (Judge Dredd Megazine, Crucible), Dave Hailwood and Brett Burbridge‘s “Death Duty”.

"Moths and Demons" by Scott Melrose and Adam Kindred

“Moths and Demons” by Scott Melrose and Adam Kindred

 "Last Breath" by David Hailwood and Dave Snell

“Last Breath” by David Hailwood and Dave Snell

All this, and more! The digital anthology is 36 pages, full colour. 15+ age rating, due to excessive gunfire and explosions, with the odd decapitation or two thrown in for chuckles.

• Buy it for  $0.99/69p from Drivethru Comics | Comicsy. A ComiXology release will follow at a later date

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• For those who prefer print format, a 140 page collection of the best strips from the first six issues is available to buy on Drivethru comics in both standard and premium formats

"Rock Rider" by Tomislav Tikulin and Sebastijan Camagajevac

“Rock Rider” by Tomislav Tikulin and Sebastijan Camagajevac

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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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