A reminder for those readers in the south east of Scotland and the north east of England that Saturday 31 May sees the return of the Prestonpandemonium comic mart to Prestonpans just off the A1 near Edinburgh.
The third PP will run from Noon until 3 pm in the Prestongrange Gothenburg pub and entrance is free. All tables have now been booked and the mart will consist of a mixture of comics dealers, artists and small press publishers.
In addition writer Jim Alexander will give a talk on the scripting and pitching process for comics and there will be a silent auction with proceeds going to the DEC Myanmar (Burma) Cyclone Appeal.
More details of the event and directions to it are available on the Prestonpandemonium website.
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.