There’s A Killing Moon at Thought Bubble This Year, thanks to Pigdog Press!

Killing Moon Issue 1 - Cover

Back in 1985, a budding illustrator called Mark (PigDog) Roche wrote and illustrated a story for a Manchester based comic called Totally Alien. That story was “Killing Moon”, about a group of assassins lead by Moses Valentine.

Kiling Moon Issue 1 - Fight

Now, 30 years later, his younger brother and small press artist Neil ‘Bhuna’ Roche (Dr WTF, Vanguard Comic, Paragon Press, Zarjaz), the enigmatic UK writer Chris Denton (Eagle Award-nominated Walking Wounded, Massacre for Boys, Drokk, Judge Dredd Megazine) and Darren Stephens (2000AD, Sonic the Comic, Red Dwarf, Zarjaz) have taken up the challenge to resurrect Moses Valentine and Killing Moon, in a new series featuring some of the UK’s most talented small press artists offering their take on the main characters in the story.

Killing Moon Issue 1 - The MayorIn Killing Moon Issue One, an elite band of assasins is hired by the mayor of a terrorized town to take out a necromancer. But how do you kill a man with absolute power over life and death?

Sit back, make a brew and enjoy a good old sword and sorcery romp in this new comic, which will be on sale at Thought Bubble on the Pigdog Press stand (36) in the New Dock Hall, Leeds.

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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. 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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