(via ComicBitsonline): Award-winning comics artist and animator Karin Rubins, whose work includes the indie mini-series Dark, Urban Beasts and Tales by Ghost Light, takes up her post as Comics Artist in Residence at London’s prestigious V&A Museum next week.
Working at the Museum until the end of December, Karin is keen to gain support for what she sees as an exciting link between the comics community, the mainstream,
and our huge potential audience, so check out her web site, www.kazmantra.co.uk for news on how things develop, which include Open Studio days from 1.00 – 4.00pm at the Museum.
Karen will also be delivering news via her own blog and writing a Residency blog for the V&A website.
• Karin’s web site: www.kazmantra.co.uk
• Karin’s blog: kazmantra.wordpress.com
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.