Out on 5th November 2015 is Sherlock: The Mind Palace: The Official Colouring Book – the first offical colouring book from the hit BBC series, filled with over 50 intricate scenes and cast images from the show.
The art is the work of Mike Collins (with help from Rachael Stott), best known as the penciller on Doctor Who Magazine. He is the storyboard artist for Doctor Who TV series, has illustrated two Doctor Who graphic novels, and has drawn for the US IDW Doctor Who series.
Mike has been creating comics for over 25 years and has worked for Marvel, DC, 2000AD and a whole host of other publishers.
He currently draws a series of noir crime fiction graphic novels – Varg Veum – in Norse and provides storyboards for TV and films, including Doctor Who, Warhammer 40K, Igam Ogam, Claude, Hana’s Helpline and Horrid Henry.
• Sherlock: The Mind Palace: The Official Colouring Book – on sale 5th November 2015
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.