Shweta Taneja is an Indian author, graphic novelist, and journalist. She’s written seven books and two hundred articles in a career spanning fourteen years. Her bestselling graphic novel, Krishna, Defender of Dharma, a 200+ page saga following the most popular superhero in Indian Mythology, has been reprinted many times since its launched. The Skull Rosary, a collaborative project created by five different artists, was nominated for Best Writer and Best Cover in ComicCon India when it was launched. She’s a Charles Wallace India Fellow (Chichester University, UK, 2016) and was shortlisted for Best Writer Award in ComicCon India for The Skull Rosary (HolyCow, 2013).
Jason Quinn is the award winning author of Gandhi: My Life is My Message and Steve Jobs: Genius by Design, which won the Best Writer and Best Graphic Novel Awards at Comic Con India in 2012 and 2013. He is the editor and writer on Panini’s Doctor Who Adventures Magazine and spent two years in Delhi as Creative Content Head at Campfire Graphic Novels, overseeing many comic book projects including the Kaurava Empire, World War One: The War to End All Wars and World War Two: Against the Rising Sun. His next book will be about The Beatles, to be published by Campfire.
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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.