Time Bomb Comics have just announced the immenent publication of Squadron of the Screaming Damned by Stephen Walsh and Keith Page, the follow up to London Calling, the critically acclaimed graphic album published by Time Bomb Comics in 2010.
This new story again stars Charlotte Corday, who also featured in Print Media’s hard-to-find The Iron Moon.
There’s a U-boat in the bathtub which can only mean one thing: The world is unravelling like an old jumper – again! Join mixed-up secret agent Charlotte Corday as mystery once more refuses to take no for an answer and follows her from the pubs of Soho to the depths of under-London and the very edges of unreasonable behaviour!! For God’s sake put the kettle on… before it’s too late!!!
With stunning artwork by renowned Commando and The Casebook of Bryant May: The Soho Devil artist Keith Page, Squadron of the Screaming Damned is again set in a 1950’s London one-step sideways to our own, and told in a style that hearkens back to classic British comic strips of yesteryear.
Squadron of the Screaming Damned will be released at the Nottingham Nerd Fest convention on Saturday 5th October – and here’s some cracking pages to give you a tatser of the 56 page black and white story!
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.