Future Publishing, the company behind SFX and Comic Heroes magazines ahs just launched Comic Review, a new, weekly 28-page digital magazine. With news, reviews and interviews every Friday, the company describes it as “the new way to keep up with everything that’s going on in the world of comics. And it’s packed with galleries so you can see exactly what we’re talking about.”
Comic Review can be found in the Comic Heroes app – available from iTunes – now and is free every Friday to new and existing Comic Heroes subscribers. If you Start a 30-day free trial today and get the latest issue of Comic Heroes and five issues of Comic Review, all absolutely free – or buy individual issues of Comic Review for just 99p/99c.
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.