The annual Bristol Comic and Zine Fair returns to The Station on 4th October 2014, and the organisers have opended the dorrs to creators to apply for tables.
The Fair, now in its fourth year and curated by Bear Pit Zines and Comic Book Slumber Party, celebrates the world of DIY and independent publishing, bringing together artists, writers, publishers and booksellers from across Bristol and further afield for a one-day market.
Half tables are £15 each a the deadline for applications is 5.00pm Monday 30th June 2014. They’re hoping to make decisions by mid-July.
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.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek 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.