The latest issue of Eagle Award nominated sci-fi/comedy comic Lou Scannon is now available.
‘Fad Deity’, by Jim Bampfield, Dan Harris and Kris Carter, shows the adventures of a lone office lackey, who (due to bizarre circumstances) comes to worship Lou Scannon as a god. But what will happen when he meets his unwitting hero?
This fifth issue was launched at the 2013 Cardiff Comic Con, and can be ordered from www.louscannon.co.uk for £3 plus postage. In addition to a full self-contained 22 page story, there’s an additional six pages of fact files, making of’s, letters pages and a back up strip.
• A 6 page preview PDF can be downloaded at www.louscannon.co.uk
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.