Infinity #5, the free digital magazine of graphic novels and sequential art published by Panel Nine, is out now.
This issue contains features on Alan Moore, reviews of Isabel Greenberg’s Encyclopedia of Early Earth, Paul Gravett’s Comics Art, Gareth Brookes’ The Black Project, Ulli Lust’s Today is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life, and more.
There’s an event guide, best of webcomics feature, previews of Gary Millidge’s Alan Moore: An Extraordinary Gentleman, Kevin Mutch’s Fantastic Life, and the reason why Britain won comics in 2013, which includes a big piece on the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, an article by event organiser Julie Tait, and lots of photos.
Plus news on Fantagraphics, the British Library, One Piece, Hannah Berry and more.
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.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek 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.