Cartoon Museum to host “Futures Past” – A Journey through the world of Gerry Anderson’s comics

Blast off into an unforgettable evening at London’s Cartoon Museum on Thursday 1st June, with an exclusive “fireside chat” with renowned comic artist Lee Sullivan and the legendary Gerry Anderson’s son, Jamie Anderson.

Jamie Anderson and Lee Sullivan at a previous encounter, Andercon 2015. Photo via Lee Sullivan

This ticketed event, titled “Futures Past,” will take you on a fascinating journey through the iconic TV Century 21 comic launched in the 1960s, and the visionary comics of the Gerry Anderson series.

The event takes place just as the Gerry Anderson comics mini-exhibition at the Museum draws to a close, on 4th June.

Dive into the captivating world of Thunderbirds, Stingray, Captain Scarlet, and more, as Lee and Jamie delve into the artistry, storytelling, and cultural impact of these timeless classics. Get a glimpse of the creative process behind the scenes, learn about the legacy of the Anderson universe, and even discover some lesser-known gems from the various Anderson series.

Following a riveting 45-minute discussion, the floor will open for a live Q&A session, giving you the opportunity to engage with Lee and Jamie directly.

Book your tickets now for an out-of-this-world experience, and prepare to embark on a thrilling adventure through the comics that shaped the future of science fiction and captured the imaginations of generations.

Don’t miss this unique chance to explore the past and future of the Gerry Anderson universe…

“Futures Past” – A Journey Through the World of Gerry Anderson’s Comics: Featuring Lee Sullivan and Jamie Anderson 6.00 – 8.00pm Thursday 1st June 2023 The Cartoon Museum, 63 Wells St, London W1A 3AE

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.

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