Much-praised cartoonist Ian Stacey has been in touch to say he has collected over 100 of his fab “Wet Paint” cartoons into a book. Priced at just £2, all proceeds of the sales will go to the Big Issue Foundation.
Alan Grant, Bryan Talbot and Ian Gibson are amongt his many famous fans. “Ian Stacey is an exceptionally funny cartoonist,” says Alan. “He aims at just about every target under the sun, from genetic modification to Batman, and hits the mark in every case. Many of his punchlines are so wickedly funny I laughed out loud.”
Check out his web site — www.ianstacey.net — for samples and buy the book — it’s in a really good cause!
• To order the Wet Paint collection, send a cheque payable to “Charity Cartoons” to 12 Trunette Road,Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, CO15-2BB adding £1 for postage. Please add £2 for posting overseas (non UK).
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.
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