With Issue 17 of the digital anthology comic 100% Biodegradable nearing completion, here’s a preview of some of the strips appearing inside.
In “Capsule” by Brian Pearlman and Armin Ozdic (with colours by Liam O’Connor and letters by Ken Reynolds) a musician seeks shelter from the rain in a hotel from hell.
In “Waste Of Time” by Tony Suleri and David Hailwood, a scientist solves mankind’s waste crisis by using the past as a dumping ground… with dire consequences!
In the third part of “Skowdogs” (written by John Freeman and David Hailwood, and illustrated by Dave Thomson), the crew of the Skow face off against an ancient alien race, deadly mercenaries, and technology gone haywire.
And in the concluding part of Alan Burrows and Paul H Birch‘s “Switchblade”, the titular character finds himself up to his neck in giant psychotic dentistry obsessed mutant germs!
100% Biodegradable Issue 17, on sale soon, also features “Rourke of the Radlands- Fool’s Gold” by David Hailwood, drawn by Bill Storie, coloured by Brett Burbridge and lettered by Ken Reynolds. This is an all-new story continuing the adventures of a character created by John Freeman and Wonder Woman artist Liam Sharp.
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.