Saturday 27th June would have been this year’s 5th MACC-POW comic event in Macclesfield – but of course, the Coronavirus has claimed the real world event.
Not to be outdone by this pesky pandemic, comic creator Marc Jackson -already offering a comic creation YouTube channel at Marc Makes Comics, with support from the Lakes International Comic Art Festival – will be talking to some of the planned guests and exhibitors throughout the day from the comfort of their own homes!
Guests include Charlie Adlard, Tor Freeman, Joe Wos and more.
• Join him on his Instagram page from 10.00am UK time for comics chit chat and more
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.