Arrived home from holidays to find my copy of Dirty Bristow Issue 2 – Beast. It’s a beautiful little collection of all kinds of writing and art, each piece of prose featured having been given to an artist to provide a response to the writing.

Included in the cage of the Beast’s binding is my short story, The John School, which, by happy coincidence, features an illustration by my old mate Tom Lennon, who came up with this superb riff on the classic EC horror comics of yesteryear:

You can grab a copy of Dirty Bristow Issue 2 – Beast (which features a cover mounted cassette featuring music and, brilliantly, a copy of the Dirty Bristow ZX Spectrum game) over on the Dirty Bristow website. They’ve even produced a handy guide to the best in the issue – 5 reasons you should get a copy of Issue Two – Beast. While you pop over there, I’m off to have a read of the excellent stuff in the Beast’s pages.