The latest episode of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast finds hosts Ian Loxam and Nikki Bates relive the jam packed Festival weekend in Kendal last month – and they were certainly busy!
Interviewed in Episode 99 are Joe Latham (Haru), Martin ‘SIMO’ Simpson (Nord), Matt Simmons (Bastard Galaxia), Norm Konyu (The Junction), Gustaffo Vargas (Pilcuyo) and Danny Christie (Breakthrough), who were all exhibiting in the busy Comics Clock Tower.
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.