Folk horror live at Orbital Comics, from 2000AD artists Boo Cook, Simon Davis and Frazer Irving!

Forktail - Orbital Comics - Saturday 11th August 2018

Fans of forktail – the band comprising of 2000AD artists Boo Cook and Simon Davis – will be pleased to hear they’re doing a signing and live performance at London’s Orbital Comics on Saturday (11th August), accompanied by musical collaborator Frazer Irving.

The instore signing runs from from 3.00 to 5.00pm, followed by a free, full band performance of tracks from the forktail album released earlier this year, at 8.00pm.

Released via Bandcamp, Forktail is a love letter to all things folk horror/ Wicker Man and ancient ways.

A year and a half in the making, the album also features collaborations with artists Simon Coleby on the album and Frazer Irving in the live band set up. (There’s even a cameo from Alan Moore).

Forktail by Boo Cook and Simon Davis• Forktail – Signing and Performance 3.00 – 5.00pm | 8.00pm Saturday 11th August 2018Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street, London | More details here on the shop’s web site

More about Forktail here on downthetubes

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. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek 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.

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