Hero Conventions first weekend convention shapes up nicely

Something Awesome - Edinburgh 2014

Continuing from their already successful Toy & Comic Marts, Hero Conventions are returning to Edinburgh with their first weekend convention on 12th – 13th April.

Already-announced guests at Something Bloody Awesome include Alan Grant, Norm Breyfogle, Yishan Li, Gary Erskine, Ian Churchill, Emma Beeby, Gordon Rennie, Tanya Roberts, Jim Alexander and many more.

This time around, not only are the team bringing fans an extensive selection of talent and traders, but they also have numerous special guests (some yet to be announced), lots of events and a cosplay competition.

• To stay up to date with how things progress, simply visit http://www.heroconventions.com/ on a regular basis, or follow them on facebook and twitter.

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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