Aces Weekly team head for London Film and Comic Con

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Showmasters has announced it is to host to a major gathering of contributors to David’ Lloyd’s digital comic Aces Weekly during this year’s London Film and Comic Con (5th – 7th July).

Among the writers and artists in attendance at Earl’s Court 2 over the weekend will be Ben Dickson, Bambos Georgiou, Martin Griffith, David Hitchcock, John Kaiine, David Leach and Yishan Li.

Leading the invasion is Kickback and V for Vendetta artist David Lloyd, the mastermind behind the online comic.

Also joining the group will be Stephen Baskerville, David Hine and Kev Hopgood.

Launched by David Lloyd in 2012, Aces Weekly is a digital resurrection of the anthology format of British comics of the 1960s and ’70s. A mix of action, adventure and humour, it features strips by top talents from around the world.

• London Film and Comic Con: www.londonfilmandcomiccon.com

• Aces Weekly: www.acesweekly.co.uk

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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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