Now available from Scar Comics is the new sci-fi graphic novel from acclaimed bande dessinée and 2000AD artist Roger Mason.
Featuring the giant alien factory Order Nine, The Mice graphic novels tell the story of the remnants of humanity who survive under the feet of house-sized alien invaders who have destroyed civilisation and built factories on the rubble.
While trying to eliminate the human infestation, they also like to moan about their jobs and each other.
In Culture Shock The Mice leave the factory and journey into the endless fields around it. Something is out there; something which will change the course of human and alien history for ever. Meanwhile, the sinister factory manager is performing grisly experiments…
• The Mice: Culture Shock (100 Pages, £8.99. Black & white with colour cover.)
• Also available: The Mice: The Factory (80 pages, £7.99. Black & white with colour cover.)
• Go to Facebook/scarcomics for details of other great independent graphic novels by Ben Dickson, David Hitchcock, Gary Young and Tony Suleri, among others.
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.