The latest issue of the ace digital comics anthology 100% Biodegradable – the biggest issue yet featuring a cover by Edward R. Norden – is available now from Comicsy!
(Declared bias alert – I’m co-writer on “Skow Dogs” with editor David Hailwood).
Inside Issue 20, an extra large 48-page extravaganza, positively rammed with action adventure, deadpan and on occasion, wickedly gruesome comedy and much more:
Alan Grant and Alan Burrows’ legendary ‘Funguys‘ gatecrash the Last Supper, with sobering consequences
A lowly cleaner deals with major abandonment issues after everyone in the entire world leaves for a different time line, in ‘Time Waits‘ by David Hailwood, Gary O’ Donnell, Anne-Marie-Webb and Ken Reynolds
An alcoholic orc and his overweight companion attempt to tap into the unexplored market of Beer Beards in ‘Rubbernorc: Vital Delivery‘ by Paul Eldridge, Brett Burbridge and Ken Reynolds.
A caveman discovers the future’s not all it’s cracked up to be in ‘Wrong Time, Wrong Place‘ by Chris Sides, Rory Donald and Ken Reynolds
Steampunk scientists attempt to cook up a popular new alternative to the Pseudo Lab Rat in ‘Pet Peeve‘ by Ken Reynolds and Jordi Perez Estevez
Up against a deadly alien peril, the crew of the Skow unleash the full might of their secret Scottish weapon in ‘Skowdogs‘ by John Freeman, David Hailwood, Dave Thomson and Ken Reynolds
On a vastly overpopulated earth, two government agents attempt to keep the population in check and rack up a hefty kill bonus in ‘Supply and Demand‘ by David Hailwood and Tony Suleri
An android underdog bites off more than he can chew in ‘Rumblebot Rampage‘ by Tim ‘Comicsy’ West and Edward R. Norden
A security operative on the late shift begins to suspect strange things are afoot in the EC Comics-inspired ‘Elevator‘ by Tomek Kontny and Mikolaj Ratka
A nervous rabbit fears the universe is out to get him in ‘Tense‘ by Pablo Iten and Ktaiwanit
• 100% Biodegradable Issue 20 is available here on Comicsy now and on Drivethru here. A Comichaus and ComiXology release will follow soon.
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.