Comix Reader event to open International Alternative Press Festival
This Friday (3rd August) sees the launch of The Comix Reader Issue #4 at Gosh! London.
The free event, which starts at 7.00pm, includes an exhibition of original artwork from the issue and you can chat with some of the many talented artists involved. The exhibition will run from the night the of the launch until August 9th, giving you plenty of time to see some original work.
The Comix Reader
) is an alternative comics newspaper that attempts to reignite the free spirit of the underground press. It presents a unique blend of established talent, new discoveries, outsider
art and unsung heroes of the art form.
Its contributors are a rogues gallery of the UK’s funniest, edgiest and weirdest cartoonists.
The event will also be the opening party for the International Alternative Press Festival, a weekend comics festival happening here in London!
• Gosh! is at 1 Berwick Street, London W1F 0DR, Open Daily from 10.30am – 7.00pm and online at: www.goshlondon.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.
Categories: British Comics