Lancaster cartoonist Dave Hughes comic story Thomas Wogan is Dead (reviewed here on British comics news site downthetubes) is now available to read on Apple’s iPad.
Set in Morecambe and the hereafter, this quirky comic tale from one of our SciFi Art Now contributors is British publisher Tabella Publishing‘s first ebook on Apple’s iPad platform, the result of what they say comes after reading many books on iphone development, doing tutorials, submitting forum posts and more.
Dave is the cartoonist for Geoscientist magazine, a small press comics producer, who works as a technician by day. He’s currently running an appeal on his blog for cartoons featuring a character called Norman and, possibly, a book? Check on Dave’s posts labelled ‘Norman’ for an idea of the content and email him on stonechatproductions aahht yahoo dott co dot uk if you want to join in.
• Thomas Wogan is Dead is still available in print from Tabella Publishing for £5.99: more details here.
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.
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