The promotions for Thunderbirds Are Go are coming in thick and fast now as the launch date nears, with the new show’s official Facebook page featuring a countdown of Tracy brothers character profiles, inviting fans to back their favourite.
First up, of course, was John Tracy, in command of the new look Thunderbird 5 space station.
DC Thomson are publishing an official Thunderbirds Are Go tie-in publication, but there’s still no information on a launch date or content.
• Thunderbirds Are Go debuts on Saturday 4th April in the UK with a special one hour episode at 5.00pm on both ITV and CITV. The series will continue CITV and ITV (in glorious HD) every Saturday at 8.00am
• The official Thunderbirds web site now enables you to sign up as an agent of International Rescue: www.thunderbirds.com
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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.