Star Wars: The Last Jedi is blasting its way onto British cinema screens from 14th December 2017. To celebrate, the Royal Mail has announced eight new Star Wars stamps, limited-edition collectibles and gifts, packed with friendly (and not so friendly) characters.
Beautifully illustrated by UK digital artist Malcolm Tween, some of the stamps feature secret details, revealed only by UV light.
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.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek 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.