New girls football team comic project in the works from former Roy of the Rovers editor and “Glory Days” artist

Artist Brad Lloyd, who’s been doing some work with former Roy of the Rovers editor and writer Barrie Tomlinson, has teased “The Girls of Granby Town”, a new comic strip story about a girls football team.

The Girls of Granby Town - art by Brad Lloyd
The Girls of Granby Town – art by Brad Lloyd

“We will hopefully be getting this published in the new year,” Brad teased on Twitter sharing the presentation piece above. Expect more news soon…

“It’s going to be a good strip!” Barrie added, who was previously group editor of comics such as Tiger, Roy of the Rovers, New Eagle, Scream, and more, and created and worked on the newspaper strip, ”Scorer”, published in the Daily Mirror for 22 years.

Brad Lloyd is the illustrator behind Glory Days Artwork, whose many clients include various football clubs and the East Anglia Times.

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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. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek 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.

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