Celebrating the UK small press scene hot on the heels of the national Small Press Day the previous Saturday (8th July), the event featuring Matt Garvey (creator of Chunks), Sara Dunkerton and Matt Gibbs (creators of MULP), Vince Hunt (creator of The Red Mask from Mars), Gavin Mitchell, (creator of Trollbooth Wars), Emily B. Owen (creator of Brain Shoodles) and Nick Prolix (creator of The Sheep and the Wolves) will also see the store launch a small press section with other titles as well as ones by the visiting creators.
• Incredible Comic Shop Small Press Signing 1.00 – 4.00pm Saturday 15th July 2017 The Incredible Comic Shop, 22A The Arcade, Brunel Centre | Web www.theincrediblecomicshop.co.uk
• Are you a comic shop running a Small Press Day event on Saturday 8th July? Why not mention it in a comment below?
The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. 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 “Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies” for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.