The latest issue of the digital anthology 100% Biodegradable (Issue 8) is available now for download, featuring a host of British talent and sporting a smashing cover by Dan Cornwell, recently announced as the artist on the new John Wagner and Alan Grant-scribed project Rom of the Reds for Blackhearted Press.
Robert Bagley at A Place To Hang Your Cape, has heaped praise on the title, describing it as “A brilliant mix of dry humour, action, and story driven narrative”, while Alex Thomas, Pipedream Comics enthused it features “The kind of smart script and stylish art that would feel right at home in the pages of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic!”
Inside Issue 8: a bad batch of booze spells undead disaster for St. Patrick’s Day revellers, mankind sinks its trigger-happy teeth into intergalactic assassination, the president of earth sells his race down the river, advances in gene-blending reveal a darker side to humanity, and Travis Wilson battles the demons of his mind in the continuation of eight part sci-fi series “Death Duty”, a WarWorldz project.
The issue features the likes of John Freeman (Marvel UK, Judge Dredd Magazine), Val Ramon (D4VE, Outré), Chris Sides (Dark Matter, British Showcase Anthology), Dan Cornwell, Tony Suleri (Slumdroids, Cosmogenesis), John Kirkham (Time Out, Lost Property) and more!
• The 30-page quarterly digital sci-fi anthology is just 69p/$0.99, and available on ComiXology here from Wednesday 4th March
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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.