Baa! Another bunch of great woolly adventures for Shaun, Bitzer, Shirley and the flock, not to mention those troublesome pigs is about to be released on DVD, as they go looking for more sheep thrills.
The shear delights in this collection of Aardman’s fab animated show include: a disappearing flock in Shaun’s magic show, newly-hatched chicks thinking Shaun is their mum, Shirley getting the hiccups and a bull seeing red all over when the Naughty Pigs pour paint into the sheep dip.
Shaun The Sheep: Abracadabra is available on DVD from 20th October, priced £12.99, and features 8 barnstorming adventures: Abracadabra, The Bull, Who’s the Mummy?,
Hiccups, Heavy Metal Shaun, Troublesome Tractor, Sheepwalking and Save the Tree
This baa..rilliant DVD also features Meet the Animals?, an introduction to Shaun’s farm friends from some of his young fans.
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.