Chris Welsh, writer of Lovecraftian inspired cosmic horror comic Wart and co-creator of Doc Dino joins the ACP gang this week to talk about his work and boy, has he got lots of awesome stuff in the pipeline. Whether it’s the ongoing adventures of Wart, kickstarters, editing anthologies or future projects to shop to publishers, he’s one writer with plenty of great stuff on the horizon!
There’s also lots of great talk about more books to look out for, Vince Hunt yet again threatens people with physical contact, Tony Esmond tries to bring ‘Barney’ back into the limelight and Dan Butcher provides one of the most unexpected and hilarious outtakes yet!
Mentioned in this episode are: Chris Welsh, Wart, Ammar Al-Chalabi, Doc Dino, The Grime, Sliced Anthology, Deluge, Injection, Dutch Con, Robert Carey, North Bend Kickstarter, Dan Charnley, Singing Dragon Launch Party, True Believers Festival, London Super Comic Con, Pipedream Comics, A Place to Hang Your Cape, Operation Boom, Chris Imber, K Michael Russell – Comic Colouring Tutorials and I Kill Giants
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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.