(news via Charles Ellis): Thanks to Egmont, copyright owner of popular 1970s girls comic Misty, you now have the opportunity to vote for your favourite Misty story to be printed again in full again online on the Misty comic fan site www.mistycomic.co.uk – which became the official web site for the title last November.
Voting will be open for one month, after which results will be totaled and the winning story reprinted in the Archives pages.
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.