To Infinity and… er, Japan!

Comics artist Simon Mackie and 1980s indie comics editor Russell Willis

Simon Mackie (left) and Russell Willis, Tokyo 2008

Russell Willis produced and published a number on important underground cartoon magazines in the 1980s including Infinity, which included interviews with creators such as Alan Moore, Posy Simmonds and David Lloyd and later issues of The Alternative Headmaster’s Bulletin. He moved to Tokyo in the early 1990’s where he now runs a web based publishing company in Tokyo.

UK underground cartoonist, Simon Mackie, who also lived in Tokyo in the early to mid 1990’s, recently met up with Russell in Tokyo where they talked about Russell’s involvement with the UK comics underground two and a half decades ago… Read the interview on the main downthetubes site

Categories: British Comics, Comic Creator Interviews


Discover more from

Subscribe now to keep reading and get access to the full archive.

Continue reading