The latest update of UK-based comics site Read Yourself Raw includes previews of new book, comic and manga releases for March 2008, including Kafka’s The Trial, adapted by David Zane Mairowitz & Chantal Montellier and The Complete Terry & The Pirates Volume 3 (Paul Gravett talks about Milton Caniff here), and Titan’s Dan Dare: Reign of the Robots.
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.
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