Do you remember as a kid, when the summer stretched out way before you? A carefree time when ‘being back by tea-time’ was the only rule and your biggest worry was the newsagent selling out of your favourite comic’s Summer Special?
The77 – The Summer Special is coming and will be delivered in time to save your summer packed with stories from today’s hottest talent, tomorrow’s stars and the coolest creators from your childhood.
Here on downthetubes we’ll be running a series of interviews conducted by Morgan Spiceman with just some of the many creators involved in the latest edition of this smash crowdfunded title. Stay tuned!
The77 #2 – Some Teaser Images…
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.