Since retiring as the longest serving editor of the New Zealand
anthology Funtime Comics Presents, Darren has moved to the UK where he spends time on
his allotment growing corn and potatoes.
He edited the Small Press section of Comics Bulletin for 7 years, and
contributed the occasional interview and review regarding
He has written articles on New Zealand comics for Comic Edge, Comic
Quarterly, Stripschrift, Comic Australia and various other magazines and
web sites; as well as maintaining fan sites for the comic characters
Jonah Hex, and comic
creator Keith Giffen. He
puts John Weeks' everyone can do comics philosophy to the harshest
test possible in his own mini comic, Mopy
His proudest moment in small press comics was when he caught a fly ball in
the outfield during the 1999 Small Press Expo versus Diamond Distributors softball game.