A quick reminder that James O’Barr (creator of The Crow) and Marvel Comics legend Michael Golden (G.I. Joe, Micronauts, The Avengers) will be teaming up for a very special signing with writer/editor Renee Witterstaetter at London’s Orbital Comics later today (Wednesday 14th May) from 3.00pm.
The guys will be signing copies of their work, as well as taking on special commissions and selling a series of prints and books on the day. Michael will then be hosting a ticketed class on Dynamic Figure Drawing in the evening. Don’t miss out on this chance to meet a pair of industry legends!
There are plenty more events coming up at Orbital, too, including a signing by Richard Starkings and Shaky Kane on 31st May.
• Orbital Comics is at 8 Great Newport Street, WC2H 7JA London, United Kingdom More info: www.orbitalcomics.com/events
• More British Comics Events: https://downthetubes.net/?page_id=7104 (information welcome, you can add events yourself – moderated!)
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.