David Hailwood

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David Hailwood used to write whilst hanging upside-down by his legs from a tree. Now he's an adult he's apparently not allowed to do that sort of thing any more, so instead he sits at home in his office, cackling manically at his computer (occasionally he remembers to switch it on).

With over 20 years experience of working in the UK comics market, his brain-matter has leaked onto the pages of numerous comic anthologies, including Egmont's Toxic, Strip magazine, Bulletproof, Accent UK, Futurequake, Violent and Meanwhile.

He's had comedy material broadcast on ITV and E4, been shortlisted for several BBC sitcom competitions, writes children's novels and edits the ‘100% Biodegradable’ comics anthology.

His debut children's novel 'The Last Of The
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David Hailwood I write something completely unrelated to the project that I'm blocked on, or do something else creative for a while (I once spent 8 months developing…moreI write something completely unrelated to the project that I'm blocked on, or do something else creative for a while (I once spent 8 months developing a computer game, just to get out of writing!). (less)
David Hailwood I'm currently gearing up for the release of my debut Children's comedy fantasy novel 'The Last Of The Navel Navigators' (which I like to describe as…moreI'm currently gearing up for the release of my debut Children's comedy fantasy novel 'The Last Of The Navel Navigators' (which I like to describe as 'Harry Potter For Hillbillies').

I'm also in the middle of preparing the next issue of the '100% Biodegradable' sci-fi comic anthology that I edit, featuring strips by Alan Grant (Judge Dredd, Batman), Alan Burrows (Red Dwarf, Eagle), John Freeman (Dr Who, Death Duty) and many more.(less)
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Vegetarian cannibals and alcoholic goldfish!

My latest comic release, Eat Me and Friends, is out now on Amazon, and collects almost a hundred darkly humorous comic strips from four distinctive series (two of which were finalists in the ROK Comics Humour competition, as judged by the editor of the Beano).


In Eat Me by myself and Ian Alexander, a vegetarian cannibal attempts to find his place in a man eat man world.



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