The team an independent British comic anthology The77 have now revealed both the regular and variant covers of their second issue, ahead of the launch of their Kickstarter for the edition next week.
The regular cover is by Neil Blackbird Sims and the variant by “Judge Dredd” artist PJ Holden, and the place to be watching for the launch of the Summer Special is here on Kickstarter.
• You can pre-order The77 direct from the team, too. Message the team via the title’s Facebook page or email – email@example.com to place an order. Payment by PayPal
The first issue of The77 costs £6.95 for the standard print edition with a cover by Ade Hughes (£4 PDF). Please note the variant cover edition by Nick Percival has sold out
Also offered are a copy of the comic, plus a signed writer’s script (£17); a copy of the comic plus an A3 signed cover print by Ade Hughes (£17); comic plus T-shirt (£20); or the comic plus A3 Ian Gibson signed “Lifeboat” print (£27).
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.