Jim is a stalwart of DC, Marvel, 2000AD and many more and of course runs the Planet Jimbot independent comics publishing house. Two of his strips, “King’s Crown” and “Whisky in the Jar”, have been adapted for the TV series Metal Hurlant Chronicles shown on Syfy in the US.
He has written for DC (Batman 80-Page Giant, Birds of Prey), Marvel (Spectacular Spider-Man, Uncanny Origins) and Tokyopop (Star Trek Manga). Current writing credits include Savant ( for Dark Horse), “Calhab Justice” (Judge Dredd Megazine) and Penguins of Madagascar (Titan).
Jim by the way is also a gust at Preston Comic Con on Saturday 1st August along with Nick Brokenshire, Kate Brown, Lee Carter, Andy Diggle, Tom Foster, Antony Johnston, Dave Taylor and Andrew Wildman. Follow him on Twitter @JimPlanetjimbot
Will has been drawing comics intermittently for over twenty years, between stints as a barman, youth worker, marketing executive, music journalist, philosophy student, cabaret performer and DJ. Follow him on Twitter @wfpickering
On sale will be GoodCopBadCop (Books 1 & 2), Wolf Country#1-4 and Amongst the Stars TPB. If you’ve been looking to pick up some of the Planet Jimbot books and looking to pop into Forbidden Planet, then this is the perfect time to kill two birds with one stone – metaphorically speaking of course!
• Comic Signing by writer Jim Alexander and artist Will Pickering 6.00 – 7.00pm Thursday 30th July Forbidden Planet, 168 Buchanan Street, Glasgow. Web: www.forbiddenplanet.co.uk