Concluding a month of shows about ‘The Galaxy’s Greatest Comic’ on the smashing podcast (and radio show Panel Borders, Alex Fitch talks to artist I.N.J. Culbard about his work for 2000AD on strips such as ‘clock-punk fantasy’ serial “Brass Sun” and the forthcoming “Brink”.
Ian also explains his unusual method for drawing Dan Abnett’s anthropomorphic adaptation of The War of the Worlds – Wild’s End, published by Boom! – plus his recent graphic novels for SelfMadeHero: Celeste and The King in Yellow.
This is the last in the current series – Panel Borders will return in a new slot on Resonance and format in September.
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.