(via Bugpowder): On Thursday 14th August at 5.00pm, Resonance FM will broadcast “Stand Up Comics: Music and Performance by Small Press Artists and Writers” as part of the weekly comics programme, ‘Strip’. Tune in for poetry, stories, music and dialogue, featuring Matthew Thurber of Ambergris and creator of 1-800 Mice, Steven Tillotson, creator of the fab Banal Pig Comics; Daniel Locke, Green Comics; Mystery Dick; Sylvie Winn, The Director of Tall Buildings, Gareth Brookes, Appalling Nonsense, Dan Lester, Monkeys Might Puke and Jimi Gherkin
• You can hear the show by tuning into Resonance FM 104.4 on an old fashioned radio (in London) or at www.resonancefm.com.
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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