- Kingo Bango, the Dandy‘s big, blue cover star, is offering rides into space! Or is he? Nu-No reckons he’s really taking the Loo Loos for a ride, and the only space the royal pest is interested in is filling a space in his belly!
- There’s desperate darts with Desperate Dan, and the Cactusville cowboy’s on target for laughs!
- More sporting silliness as Wensley’s challenged to a football match… by his own hair! It’s can only be another BAD HAIR DAY!
- When Eric eats a banana, an amazing transformation takes place, for Eric is Bananaman! But when Bananaman eats a pink banana, an even more amazing transformation takes place, for Bananaman is… Nana Nanny! And he’s ready to send the League of Supervillains to the naughty step!
- It’s a finny funny situation as Jonah faces a shark attack. Altogether now… DA-DUH… DA-DUH… DA-DUH-DA-DUH-DA-DUH-DA-DUH…
- Crawford has his (home)work cut out for him when Sneaker is around! SNIK! SNIK!
- Revisit an age of heroes in RETRO-ACTIVE as Lord Peter Flint (the editor of 1970s comic Warlord, now less) introduces Ness to the crime-fighting careers of Captain Hornet, King Cobra, Katie the Cat, and The Amazing Mr X – the UK’s original superheroes!
- The Lady Vanishes… can Keyhole Kate locate a stolen statue to unravel a museum mystery?
- A keep fit exercise turns into keep fat for Harry and his Hippo!
- And there are loads more laughs with GROWLPH, THE LAUGHING PLANET, FLATMAN AND RIBBON, BERTIE BUNCLE, JURASSIC PLAY PARK, JIBBER AND STEVE, and a dollop of DANDY NEWS at DANDY TV!
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.