(via FPI Blog); Neill Cameron is hard at work on his latest project: The A-Z of Awesomeness. Well into its stride (he’s just delivered “Nina and the Neurons Neutralising the Ninky-Nonk with Nitrogen”, it was originally inspired by Garen Ewing’s A-Z of Comic Book Characters.
“That was fantastic and looked like a lot of fun to do,” Neill says of Garen’s project, but he widened the remit for his attempt, from comic strips to the wider world of pop cultural entertainment.
You may suggest characters from film, animation, TV, literature… “anything, really, so long as it is awesome,” says Neill.
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.
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