As we get closer to the official debut of our PRINTED collection at New York Comic Con, we are thrilled and excited to share that Jacky Smith, President of the Official Queen Fan Club in London, is the VIP penning the foreword for KILLER QUEEN, A Comic Anthology inspired by the discography of Queen!
PHOTO: Jacky with Freddie and Peter Straker. Used with permission.
with Freddie and Peter Straker.
I almost coughed up my morning coffee when Jacky
herself replied within a day and said she
would throw in with us!
A month later she
sent in her
foreword and I still cannot believe how wonderful it is.
is thoughtful and supportive of all the artists inspired by Queen, and she
even shares a sweet story of a conversation she
had with Freddie Mercury!
Her bio: Jacky began working for the Queen fan club in 1982 after answering a newspaper advert in the London Evening Standard.
numerous conventions, parties and Queen
events and secured tickets for fan club members to concerts, musicals and premieres.
In 2014 the
fan club celebrated it's 40th anniversary - and Jacky
is looking forward to many more years at the helm.
Jacky's foreword will be printed in the collected edition debuting at New York Comic Con in October, and we cannot wait for you to read it!
And on behalf of all of our KILLER QUEEN contributors: Thank you, Jacky!
More in this 2014 recap from RSM editor-in-chief, Enrica Jang | Red Stylo
- [...] case: the President of the Official International Queen
Fan Club, Jacky Smith
, floored all of us by writing a ...