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Monday, September 26, 2011

Strip Magazine sneak preview

John Freeman has announced that a sampler of the first issue of Strip Magazine is now online. The new British anthology comic will be on sale in UK comic shops from 20 October 2011.

Strip Magazine launches with a 68-page first issue, priced £2.99, featuring nine strips, a plethora of features and a free poster. The strip lineup includes:

Cosmic Patrol by Mauricet & Janssens
Black Ops Extreme by John Freeman & P J Holden
Hook Jaw by Pat Mills & Ramon Sola [a classic reprint from Action, remastered by Jim Campbell & Gary Caldwell]
Hush, Hush by Stephen Walsh & Keith Page [a prequel to Print Media's recent graphic novel release Iron Moon]
Recovery Inc. by Dean Deckard & Michael Penick
Warpaint by Phil Hester & John McCrea
Strip Challenge: Ex-Agent by David & Graham Stoddard [winning competition entry]
Age of Heroes by James Hudnall & John Ridgway
Autospy & Ape by by Jon Rushby

Features in the strip sampler include a look back at Action and an interview with P J Holden.

Strip Magazine will not initially be available on news stands but, should the magazine prove successful, plans are afoot to widen the distribution in early 2012. Future strips will include 'Lawless' by Ferg Handley & Kev Hopgood and 'Crucible' by John Freeman & Smuzz.

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