Alongside some incredible music memorabilia, there are a huge number of items of interest to downthetubes readers in Ewbank’s Entertainment, Memorabilia & Movie Props auction taking place today, Thursday 19th August 2021, starting at 9.30am.
They include several lots of both British and US comics, including Eagle, Marvel UK comics including Star Wars Weekly, comic and TV comic storyboards credited to Dan Dare creator Frank Hampson, Doctor Who film front of house lobby cards, James Bond, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, Lord of the Rings, and Star Wars props and other memorabilia… and much, much more.
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.