My Life as a Comics Editor

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 15:00
Deborah Tate is perhaps best known to many as Sonic The Comic’s longest serving editor, guiding the title for five years (two as assistant), and she later launched the official CiTV comic for the ITV network.

Saturday, 13 October, 3.00pm – 4.00pm
Brewery Arts Centre, Studio Theatre

She has also edited, consulted, art directed, PA’d, researched, lettered and scripted for companies including BBC Worldwide (Bob the Builder, Disney’s Explorer, Noddy, Fimbles, Toybox), Marvel Comics US (Epic), Redan Publishing, Random House/Jonathan Cape and the Creamfields Music Festival.

Come along to hear Deborah in conversation with Alex Fitch of Resonance FM, discussing her experience of being an editor on a children's comic, what it's like working with a licenced character, how to commission writers and artists, and her experience in general working in the British comics industry.