Striker is not only back in The Sun – the strip is now also appearing online via the Planet Striker YouTube channel, with three new episodes featuring Nick Jarvis release from prison – and straight into new trouble – now live.
The Planet Striker team have also posted a ten minute long “catch up” episode, above, which brings readers up to speed on the vents that led up to Nick’s latest situation.
Striker – one of Britain’s longest running newspaper strips, mainly published in The Sun – returned to the paper earlier this month, thanks to its fans and some hard-won negotiations behind the scenes by creator Pete Nash.
Collections of the strip – which has been published for 30 years – are now in the works, as we previously reported.
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.