Joel Meadows’ “Masters Of Comics” gets a boost from the Society of Illustrators

The Society of Illustrators is to host a special event by Tripwire magazine editor-in-chief Joel Meadows and a host of great comic artists next month to highlight the new book, Masters of Comics.

Masters of Comics by Joel Meadows

Joel has spent the last three decades covering the best in comics and genre, and Masters Of Comics takes a look at the studios and work practices of the world’s finest comic artists and illustrators.

The talk and signing at the Society of Illustrators in New York will feature a selection of the artists featured in the book including Rafael Albuquerque (American Vampire, Eight), Bill Sienkiewicz (Legion TV show, Elektra Assassin)Yuko Shimuzu (The Unwritten, New York Times) and Walter Simonson (Ragnarok, Thor, Manhunter), Dan Panosian (cover artist 100 Bullets, The Punisher), and Dave Johnson (artist, X-Men, Logan) talking about their working practices and their studios.

With an introduction by TV writer and producer Mark Verheiden (Daredevil, Ash vs Evil Dead, Swamp Thing), Masters Of Comics is a lavish paperback published by Insight Editions which also includes artists like Eduardo Risso (100 Bullets, Moonshine), Frank Quitely (All-Star Superman, Batman & Robin, Jupiter’s Children), Sean Phillips (Criminal, Kill Or Be Killed), Posy Simmonds (Tamara Drewe, Gemma Bovery), Michael Kaluta (The Shadow, Books Of Magic) and many more.

• Tickets for the Masters of Comics event on 5th October 2019 cost $20 Non-members | $15 Members | $10 Seniors/students (Undergrad with valid ID) – click here to book on the Society of Illustrators web site

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The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. 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 “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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