Ron Embleton Illustrators Special out soon

Ron Embleton Illustrators Special - CoverFollowing up on our news of an exhibition of the art of TV Century 21 Ron Embleton at Messum’s Gallery in London next year, more details of the Book Palace Illustrators Special focusing on the artist have now been released.

An in-depth exploration of the life and work of the artist from Peter Richardson, Gillian Robinson and David Ashford, Embleton’s output was as formidable in quantity as it was in quality.

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With work encompassing comics, magazines, from children’s publications, comics and adult magazines, as well as fine art, despite his passing in 1988, aged just, 57, he remains one of Britain’s greatest creators of action themed historical illustration.

• Published by Book Palace Books, running to 144 pages, priced £25, the Special is due mid December 2019 and can be pre-ordered direct here

ISBN: 9781907081583

Original art by Ron Embleton is on sale from the Illustration Art Gallery here

• The Unseen Art of Ron Embleton 9th January – 1st February 2019 Messum’s, 28 Cork Street, London, W1S 3NG Web: | Read our news item here

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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