The fab comics site Read Yourself Raw has just been updated to include previews of new book, comic and manga releases for January 2008, a new essential reading list.
They’ve also drawn our attention to some UK creator interviews and related features on the web. Alan Moore has been discussing The Black Dossier at Comic Book Resources and Mania Comics (Part 1 and Part 2), while Jess Nevins continues his ‘approved’ annotations of The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen series on his web site.
Talking of Posy, she’ll be making a rare public appearance and will be signing copies of her new book, Tamara Drewe, at Page 45 in Nottingham on 9 December 2007 between 1pm and 3pm. Further details from the shop’s myspace site.
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.