The Jeff Hawke Club have released their Cosmos special, Lunar 10. This 192 page softcover book collects 10 different complete Jeff Hawke stories set on the Moon.
It includes Time Out Of Mind, originally published in the Daily Express in 1959, in which the strip predicts the first man would walk on the Moon on 4 August 1969. It was only 14 days out.
The book includes new introductions by Hawke creator and artist Sydney Jordan for each story plus detailed Hawke’s Notes by Duncan Lunan giving background information on various aspects of each of the 10 stories.
• Lunar 10 is only available through the Jeff Hawke Club, 6 The Close, Alwoodley, Leeds, LS17 7RD
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.