Commando Picture Library writer Sean Blair has just provided downthetubes with a terrific piece on his experiences writing Commando.
Special thanks to Sean for taking time out to write the piece, which includes some useful tips on writing Commando.
Also recently posted is an online, updated version of an interview which was conducted by Ian Wheeler with Commando and Doctor Who Magazine artist John Ridgway, first published in Eagle Flies Again #8 in 2003.
This new version includes a listing of all John’s Commando work compiled by Jeremy Briggs.
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.