The latest issue of DC Thomson’s Thunderbirds Are Go magazine is on sale now in all good newsagents, and the second season’s UK launch date on ITV has been announced.
Inside the inevitable poly bag, lurking behind that creepy Hood mask – why would The Hood need a Hood mask, exactly? – there’s more great strip from artist Martin Baines, (samples above) which more than makes up for the odd free gift. (There are free headphones, too).
Thunderbirds Are Go season 2 launches in the UK October 22nd at 3.30pm on ITV. International Rescue return with season openers “Earthbreaker” and “Ghost Ship” for a one hour special on ITV.
Each new episode will premiere first and exclusively on ITV every Saturday afternoon, with another chance to catch the episodes on CITV at 8:30am on Sunday.
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.