ComicScene Summer Special Issue 5 out this week

Comic fans can now pre-order the new 80-page ComicScene Summer Special (Issue 5) in print or digital, on sale this Thursday, 20th June, in selected newsagents, or from GetMyComics.

ComicScene Summer Special Issue 5

The magazine includes six comic strips, expanding that aspect of the magazine, and articles on Sweeney Toddler, Spider-Man, Batman, the upcoming Tammy & Jinty Special from Rebellion and Summer Specials in general, Fleetway Picture Library, Independent and small press comics.

Strips include a full “Captain Cosmic” adventure by Andy W Clift, “Lady Flintlock” Part One by Steve Tanner and Anthony Summey, “The Dummy” by Mike Powell and Phil Elliot, “Whackoman!” by Marc Jackson, “Scene it Before” by Alan Holloway and Ed Doyle and “The Zygons” by Jim Wilkins.

“There will be three summer specials,” says editor and publisher Tony Foster, “and if the comics prove popular we may continue them beyond August.

“The issue is a great jumping on point for new readers.”

• The magazine is available from 20th June and can be ordered at, any newsagent, picked up at WHSmith, McColls & Easons (Ireland), Forbidden Planet and other selected comic shops and the magazine can be added to any standing order at any comic shop through Diamond

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. 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 “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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