Episode 54 of Doctor Who: Panel to Panel – the podcast run by Jeremy Bement, devoted to all things Doctor Who Magazine and Doctor Who comics – is available for download.
In this latest issue, he reviews the new 2016 Free Comic Book Day Doctor Who comic from Titan in ‘The Pandorica Opens’ and checks out “The Warkeeper’s Crown” from Doctor Who Magazine #378-380, which featured a guest appearance from UNIT’s Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart.
Along with his news round up, the episode also includes a Q & A session with Italian artist David Messina, whose Doctor Who credits include Prisoners of Time #9, Star Trek, and who is currently working on the new ROM: The Space Knight for IDW.
A comics as well as Doctor Who fan, you’ll often pick up nuggets about other projects the creators he talks to are are working on – well worth a listen!
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.