The Sound of Drowning #11 from creator Paul O’Connell is out now and available from eponymous web site priced just £3.
The issue includes strips such as ‘The Optician’, ‘Mexican Surgery’ and Daze: The Post Apocalyptic Avon Lady in Happy Daze, among others.
Also on sale from the same site is the beautifully drawn She’s Leaving Home Mini Comic, featuring art by Lawrence Elwick.
Always busy on the comics front, Paul tells us he’s currently accepting submissions for the second Soda anthology of illustrated song lyrics – a collection of illustrations inspired by lyrics from those songs that get stuck in your head all day.
Submissions should be single page A5 300dpi, deadline 1st June 2008. More information here, plus details of the contributors to the first volume, who included Indigo, Nelson Evergreen, James Daniel Rory Price, Lawrence Elwick, Lee O’Connor and many, many 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.
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