The second issue of anthology title “New British Comics” is now on sale, available, just like the first issue in both English and Polish.
Edited by Karol Wisniewski, the new edition comes wrapped in a superb cover by Nelson Evergreen, this issue includes strips by the likes of Dan White, Leonie O’Moore, Dave Thomson and a few new faces such as downthetubes contributor David Hailwood, Craig Collins and Iain Laurie.
The Polish edition has already successfully premiered at the 2009 International Festival of Comics in Lodz, again raising awareness of the UK indie comic scene and the concept of exchanging work between both countries.
Retailing at £4.00, “New British Comics” issue #2 is approximately B5-ish format – well, it is made in Poland – with 84 b/w pages and is available from
• For further information and to view sample pages, visit the totally revamped web site at www.polygobooks.com/newbritishcomics/
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.