Nottingham Does Comics back with Jade Sarson, Sally Jane Thompson and more next month

Jade Sarson
Jade Sarson

Nottingham Does Comics returns to Nottingham Writers’ Studio on Tuesday 14th November at 7.30pm with an event featuring Jade Sarson, Sally Jane Thompson and Myriad Editions publisher Corrine Pearlman, All of this introduced by the wonderful Josh Franks, on-line editor of INK Magazine.

Jade Sarsons graphic novel For the Love of God, Marie! (reviewed here) won the Myriad Editions’ First Graphic Novel Competition. She’ll be talking about how writing can help vent her desires and frustrations in a way only comics can.
Sally Jane Thompson has be rescheduled from NDC’s last meet. A writer/artist with work in publications from Oni Press, Dark Horse, The Phoenix and more, Sally will be discussing the importance of location in comics.
Corinne Pearlman is the creative director of Myriad Editions responsible for their graphic novels. Myriad’s titles include Darryl Cunnigham’s new book Graphic Science and Supercrash and Rumble Strip by Woodrow Phoenixamong other great titles and Corinne will be unravelling some of the mysteries behind publishing.

Nottingham Does Comics is a bi-monthly forum by and for anybody interested in reading, creating, publishing, selling or studying new work and new horizons in the comics medium. It is a platform where those curious about comics can explore and exchange ideas with established and aspiring practitioners, where the mainstream meets the indies, and where embryonic projects will be supported to find their wings.

NDC evenings feature two or three guest presentations designed to inspire, with plenty of time for Q&As, chat and being sociable. They are free events but a £2 donation will be appreciated.

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Nottingham Does Comics - November 2017

John Freeman

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.

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