Comics writer Alan Grant (Batman, Judge Dredd) wants you to get Wasted!
Grant is one of the big names behind Wasted, a new independent comic. It’s Earth’s new comic-book for today’s Youth gone wild!*
features a cracking cover from Frank Quitely (All-Star Superman
) and contributions from Grant and comic artist Jon Haward
, among others, who has previously worked on comic strips for 2000AD
, The Eagle
and for Marvel UK.
Those of faint heart take note, the comic comes with the following warning:
“Should you suffer from narrow mindedness or are politically correct then sorry, you’re just not allowed to read this magazine… Log off now and report yourself to someone in authority. However, if you enjoy a good laugh then enjoy our twisted tales, astounding artwork and maliciously whimsical sexy babes. If you’re a female reader please substitute ’sexy hunks’ for ’sexy babes’.”
• You can buy the comic online for £2 and preview Wasted here. . A print version will hit the stands in February.
*according to its Website, anyway.
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.