North East-based comic publisher Art Heroes , the creation of Daniel Clifford and Lee Robinson, a writer and artist team publishing comic books and offering a range of creative workshops, is hosting a comic book launch for its new book Endangered and Other Stories on 25th October 2014 at Newcastle City Library.
If you’re in the city on the day, celebrate the release of the new comic with an opportunity to pick up a signed copy from the creators and get involved in exciting workshops.
Writer Daniel Clifford and artist Lee Robinson will give you tips on drawing and writing your own time-travel and scary comics. Suitable for all age groups, here’s the day’s schedule:
1.00 pm – Time Travel comics workshop
2.00 pm – Comic book selling, sketching and signing opportunity
2.30pm – Launch of Comics Chaos anthology by young people
3.00 pm – Scary comics workshop
4.00 pm – Comic book selling, sketching and signing opportunity
• Art Heroes comic book launch for Endangered and Other Stories 1.00pm onwards 25th October 2014, Bewick Hall, Newcastle City Library, 33 New Bridge Street West, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 8AX. Web: http://artheroes.co.uk
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.