Dare you pass through “The Mysterious Doors of Stanley Halls”?

Martin Eden, the creator of the acclaimed independent British comics The O Men, Spandex and Zeros, has just launched a new eight-issue mini-series, set partly in South Norwood, his home town.

Created for a local arts group in South Norwood, London, Martin describes The Mysterious Doors of Stanley Halls as “a thriller/ magic/ sci-fi story about a group of people who get trapped in a famous local building.

“I’ve gone back, a little bit, to my old O Men drawing style, so see what you think!” he enthuses.

“There are also some fun cartoons, such as ‘Captain South Norwood’.”

The first 20-page issue is 16 pages long (plus covers) and the series will be eight issues long.

Martin Eden is also the writer, artist and creator of The O Men, Spandex and Zeros, and is a longtime self-publisher of comics and freelance editor. His ongoing project, Zeros, returned for a second season in early 2021.

You can read the first issue of The Mysterious Doors of Stanley Halls here online

Find out more about the new comic here

• If you’d like a physical copy of The Mysterious Doors of Stanley Halls #1, it’s available from the Stanley Halls/Stanley Arts cafe at 12 South Norwood Hill, London SE25 6AB – totally free!

• Alternatively, if you’d like Martin to send you a physical copy, please just send the price of a stamp (95p for first class, 68p for second class) to his Paypal (martrpeden@yahoo.co.uk). If you’d like to subscribe for eight issues, then please send him the price of eight stamps via Paypal (£7.60 for 1st class, £5.44 for 2nd)

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