Rare Doctor Who “Underwater Menace” print by Alister Pearson being auctioned for charity

Alister Pearson – and print!

The Doctor Who Appreciation Society is auctioning a new print (of just one of two in existence) by acclaimed artist Alister Pearson, of his recent artwork cover for The Underwater Menace, in aid of charity.

The artwork is based on Alister’s first Target Book cover from 1987 and is being auctioned in support of The Albert Kennedy Trust, a charity supporting young LGBTQI+ people facing homelessness. The charity was chosen by author and former Target Books editor, Nigel Robinson.

The auction runs until 7.00pm UK time on Christmas Day 2021

To view the auction and maybe place a bid please visit the DWAS eBay site

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. 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 “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.



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