The podcast of Orbital Comics in central London features a chat with writer Mark Millar about his latest Millarworld project, Huck and he and Chris Thompson discuss Mark’s early work on fanzines, how Grant Morrison and Alan Grant helped him develop his career, and what he’s doing to pay it forward to other budding creators. You can listen to it right here on the Orbital in Conversation site.
Orbital in Conversation is being released twice a week for the next month. Recent British comics creator coverage includes their review of Thought Bubble Festival 2015 and an interview with artist Alan Davis, recorded at the NICE convention.
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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. 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.