Doctor Who Magazine Issue 582 is on sale this Thursday 15th September, and includes an exclusive preview of the upcoming Centenary Special behind a cover featuring the current Master, Sacha Dhawan.
Available in comic shops and newsagents across the UK, and to pre-order direct from the Panini web site here, its contents include interviews with Sacha Dhawan, Janet Fielding, Sophie Aldred, Patrick O’Kane and Ray Holman; a feature on Costume Designer Colin Lavers; the continuation of the comic strip, “The Everlasting Summer”; a guide to collecting the theme tune; a continued look at the Fourth Doctor story, Invasion of Time (Parts Five to Six), 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. 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.