The latest volume of the digital anthology Aces Weekly – Volume 52 – is currently up and running, offering up to 150 pages, including extras, pixel-perfect comics, available to subscribers for just £1 a week.
Volume 52 continues the extraordinary time-travel tale, “Golgotha”, from Alberto Rodríguez and Giovanni Castro Nigio, continued from Volume 51, available soon separately as a back issue, plus five other serials from some of the most talented comics creators on the planet.
“Golgotha” is a story that began with Jesus being saved from crucifixion, and the mind bending continues from there, delivering an intricate and beautifully-drawn time-travel story.
But in this volume, you’re also treated to “Bitter Frost” by Chris Geary; “Mr Custa”by Phil Whitmore, Bambos Georgiou and Mychailo Kazybrid; the fantasy adventure “Merlin & Hector”, by Jok and Santullo (previously featured through Volumes 32-38 and 44-51, available as back issues); another continuing tale, “I Kill Dragons” by Deivid and Feli White; and more “Living the Dream” by Fer Calvi, in which three buddies come together again to begin one more bold exploration into a world that only seems like a dream…
Available on subscription, published by David Lloyd, Aces Weekly is yours to access instantly, with 52, 53, and on and on, in seven-week parts, forever, for just £1 per week, with back issues also available separately.
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.