Guests 2018


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Jon Davis-Hunt

Jon Davis-Hunt is a comic book artist and Video Game Designer.

While working in the video-game industry he most notably helped to create the award winning Grid, Dirt and Forza Horizon series.

He started drawing comics in 2008, working predominantly for 2000AD on Judge Dredd, Age of The Wolf, and Dandridge. In 2015 he made the leap into American comics with the horror series Clean Room for Vertigo.

He currently works as the artist on The Wild Storm for DC and also acts as a creative consultant for Playground Games.

When he’s not designing video-games or drawing comics, he likes to read comics and play video-games.


Chris Wildgoose

Chris Wildgoose is a comic and concept artist based in the UK.

Best known for his work on the PORCELAIN: A GOTHIC FAIRY TALE series with IMPROPER BOOKS and as interior and cover artist for BATGIRL REBIRTH series for DC.

Co founder of IMPROPER BOOKS, Chris currently continues to work for DC and has previously worked for VERTIGO, IMAGE, TITAN, DARK HORSE and PARAMOUNT STUDIOS. Chris also worked as weapons designer for Ubisoft’s 2016 ASSASIN’S CREED Movie.


Rob Williams

Rob Williams is a writer, mainly of comic books.

He is currently writing SUICIDE SQUAD for DC Comics, ROY OF THE ROVERS for Rebellion, PROJECT SUPERPOWERS for Dynamite and JUDGE DREDD for 2000AD.

His previous credits include Kingsman: The Red Diamond for Millarworld, Unfollow for Vertigo, Trinity, Martian Manhunter, Action Comics for DC, Thanos: A God Up There ListeningPunisher MaxGhost Rider, Daken, Amazing Spider-Man, Uncanny X-Force, The Iron AgeWolverine,Captain America and The Falcon, and Revolutionary Warfor Marvel, Indiana Jones And The Temple Of The Gods, Star Wars: Rebellion and Star Wars Talesfor Dark Horse Comics, Low Life, The Ten-Seconders and The Grievous Journey of Ichabod Azrael for 2000AD, RobocopRobocop/Terminator and Miss Fury for Dynamite, Ghostbusters for IDW and, his debut work, Cla$$war for Com.X.

Rachael Smith

Rachael is the writer/artist/creator behind The Rabbit, Wired Up Wrong, Bess, I Am Fire and House Party (among others).

Away from her creator own work, Rachael has worked on Titan’s Doctor Who comics, providing a 10th Doctor strip for the ongoing 10th Doctor series as well as variant covers across Titan’s Doctor Who series.  She has also provided the cover for Boom Studios Lumberjanes comic (issue 29).


Abby Bulmer

Abby Bulmer is a cartoonist and colourist, recently known for her colouring work for 2000AD and Rok of the Reds.

With her husband she makes the all-ages creator owned comic Imaginary Gumbo, and has done illustration work for kids magazines and books featuring characters like the Angry Birds, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Moshi Monsters and Powerpuff Girls.

She wishes she was best friends with a robot.

The Etherington Brothers

The Etherington Brothers have been making all-ages comic adventures for over a decade, and are the creators of Long Gone Don, Monkey Nuts, Freaky and Fearless, Baggage and Von Doogan.

They have created comics, stories and art for Star Wars, Transformers, The Phoenix, How to Train Your Dragon, The Dandy, Kung Fu Panda, Wallace & Gromit, Madagascar and James Bond.

Their client list includes Disney, Dreamworks, Aardman, the BBC, and many of the world’s largest book publishers.

Mike Collins

Mike Collins has been creating comics for over 25 years, starting on Spider-Man and Transformers for Marvel UK, he has worked for Marvel, DC, 2000AD and a whole host of other publishers. In that time he’s worked on Wonder Woman, Batman, Superman, Flash, Teen Titans, X-Men (where he introduced Gambit to the Marvel Universe), Captain Britain, Judge Dredd, Slaine, Rogue Trooper, Darkstars, Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt and  more.

Mike is well known as the penciller on the Panini Doctor Who Magazine comic strip since the TV show’s return. He still draws the flagship strip, alternating with Martin Geraghty. He illustrated two successful BBC original Doctor Who graphic novels, and has drawn for the US IDW Doctor Who comic book series.



Illustrator and designer Godmachine grew up on a steady diet of nothing, 2000AD comics, Santa Cruz skateboards and old library books of Klimt and Beardsley.
His art is born of Jim Philips, raised by Simon Bisley and adopted by his everyday influences; film, literature and music.
He uses a wacom, photoshop and coffee to achieve his detailed images that have made quite an impact on band merch, skateboards and clothing companies today.

Godmachine has created for: 2000AD, Iron Fist, Tony Hawk, Faith No More, and many more.


Si Gurr

Simon Gurr is a cartoonist, illustrator and storyboard artist whose first professional comics work appeared in 2000AD 1270.  With author Eugene Byrne he has created hundreds of pages of historical comics including a graphic biography of Charles Darwin which has been published around the world.

He has made comics out of everything from Shakespeare’s plays to The Day of The Triffids and has illustrated stories by Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Ursula Le Guin and Jules Verne.


Patrick Goddard

Patrick Goddard’s clean art style has graced many strips in the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic for over 15 years. He has drawn Judge Dredd, Sinister Dexter, Aquila, Armitage, Chopper and Grey Area amongst others, most notably drawing Savage.


David Roach

David Roach is an experienced and talented comic book artist and illustrator. He has worked on 2000AD, Doctor Who, Batman, and Vampirella among many others. He has also done storyboard work for Hollywood features.

David is also a writer of books and has contributed to many popular publications.


Martin Simmonds

Martin Simmonds is a comic artist and co-creator (along with David M Barnett) of Punks Not Dead, currently being published by Black Crown/IDW, and the soon to be released Friendo (with Alex Paknadel) from Vault Comics. Martin is also the series cover artist for Marvel’s Quicksilver: No Surrender, and contributing cover artist for Marvel’s Jessica Jones.

In addition, Martin has also contributed cover art to various projects including Robotech (Titan Comics), Paradiso (Image Comics), and Ruin of Thieves: A Brigands Story (Action Lab).

Previous work includes Titan Comics’ DEATH SENTENCE: LONDON (written by Monty Nero), and the self-published Eponymous, written by Mike Garley.

Dylan Teague

Dylan Teague is a comics artist who has worked as an artist and colourist on covers and strips for 2000 AD and the Judge Dredd Megazine, as well as Doctor Who Magazine for Panini and some work for American publishers DC Comics.

Laura Trinder

Laura Trinder is an illustrator, bibliophile and co-founder of indie publishing studio Improper Books. Her first ‘Improper’ title is Night Post, a wordless comic for all-ages written by Benjamin Read. The two are currently working on a novel for a major children’s publisher, among other projects. Clearly not satisfied with reading, illustrating, and co-writing books, she also creates artwork about books, and has done so for Quercus and Waterstones.

Simon Williams

Professional comic artist Simon Williams has worked on many Panini/Marvel UK titles, including Transformers, The Incredible Hulk, Spectacular Spider-Man, Death’s Head and Marvel Heroes. His work has also featured in various American publications, including Transformers: Beast Wars and Mars Attacks Judge DRedd (IDW), Erik Larsen’s Savage Dragon (Image Comics), and WWE Superstars (Super Genius comics).


David Leach


Cartoonist, writer, colourist and editor.

Worked for Marvel UK, Panini, BBC Worldwide, Codemasters, Rebellion and Titan Publishing. His work has also appeared in The Telegraph, The Sunday Times and Private Eye.

He has written for Rugrats, Ren & Stimpy, Wallace & Gromit, Dr. Who. As an editor he has edited the Wallace & Gromit newspaper strip, Adventure Time, Spongebob Squarepants, Beavis & Butt-head. His comic strips have appeared in Oink!, Whizzer & Chips, Gas, Brain Damage, UT as well as David Lloyd’s digital magazine, Aces Weekly, where his own cartoon character, Psycho Gran appears.

Psycho has also appeared in the Nemi magazine and her own digial comic. Other comic strips include Gordonzilla in Jamie Smart’s Moosekid comic.
Currently David has produced 2 issues of the Psycho Gran digital comic, one issue of Psycho Gran Vs.. and two issues of David Leach Conquers the Universe.


Conor Boyle

Conor Boyle is a comic book artist and illustrator, having drawn Hook Jaw for Titan Comics, From Spirits And Ghosts for rock singer Tarja Turunen, and 1314: On Dangerous Ground, to commemorate the Battle of Bannockburn for the National Trust of Scotland. He has contributed to independent comics over the last ten years.

He is also one half of Disconnected Press, an independent UK comics publisher who have produced various comics anthologies, a choose-your-own adventure and a recent one-off story described as “next level story-telling on all fronts