Crucible: Setting the Scene: Page 3

We’ve been quiet, haven’t we? That’s because we’ve been busy. Smuzz is busy on Page 7 (fight!) and I’ve now got to crack on and get him some more script pages, in between all the other things I have to do. But we’re really enjoying ourselves with this – just had a quick call about some ideas for promotional images and come away with some brilliant ideas for the major ‘exploration’ part of the story.

Meanwhile, here’s an early draft of Page 3. All this art is still ‘in progress’ – but we know how much you like to see these things. We’re still in the offices of a bunch of bureaucrats who you really do not ever want to encounter, assembling our team…

Page 3 of Crucible Part 1. © John Freeman and Smuzz


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.

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