Happy New Year to all the subscribers of digital anthology Aces Weekly!
What? You’re not a subscriber of Aces Weekly?
How have you slipped under the wire after all the appreciated promotional work publisher David Lloyd does, at every opportunity, online and in person, at events here in the UK and beyond? Missed all the well deserved promotions from the many creators who have strips in the title, and great reviews, too?
Seriously, plugs for this great title have been, and are, legion, but if you need convincing, here’s what you’ll get if you subscribe – and some examples of the range of strips in the latest Volume, including the stunning looking “Outrun” by Matteo Filippi and Marco Morale?
Just to remind you… subscribe to Aces Weekly and you’ll get over 20 pages a week for £1, in any currency, from industry greats like Bo Hampton, and many more.
You’ll be entitled to seven-part volumes of up to 150 pages delivered to you directly, one after the other, for no more than that £1 per week.
You seriously need to check out what this is all about. Do it now. Do it before David Lloyd starts coming round to your house. He might drink all your beer if he does…
Be smart. Go to www.acesweekly.co.uk now!
In Volume 37…
Outrun: the block-busting, kaleidoscopic, journey into the future from Matteo Filippi and Marco Morale!
Sicarios: Riot and Phil are back, and the future’s looking chilly…
Velicity Jones returns! Don’t try to stop her!
Why Don’t You Love Me: Mark and Claire are back… But where have they been, and where are they going..? Paul Rainey will tell you…
Merlin’s changed… But why?…And will it help..?
Mr Custa: The weirdest and wackiest adventurer in comics comes face to face with danger – and it looks just like he does!
Psycho Gran by David Leach is back – and Aces Weekly has her (oh, wait.. that might be the other way round…)
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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.