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First details of “Comic Book Hero: Working with Britain’s Picture Strip Legends” released

Comic Book Hero: Working with Britain's Picture Strip Legends

The first details of former Tiger and Roy of the Rovers editor Barrie Tomlinson‘s next book on British comics, Comic Book Hero: Working with Britain’s Picture Strip Legends, have been released. The book, published byPitch Publishing Ltd, goes on sale in September and looks to be a great follow up to his other recent work, Real Roy of the Rovers Stuff. In ... Read More »

In Memoriam: “Billy’s Boots” and “Jet-Ace Logan” Comic Artist John Gillatt

A page of "Billy's Boots" by John Gillatt from Lion and Tiger, 28th September 1985.

Former Fleetway editor Barrie Tomlinson pays tribute to John Gillatt, the artist best known for his work on strips such as “Billy’s Boots”, “Black Archer” and “Jet-Ace Logan” (for Comet and Tiger), who we have just learned died in November… I was devastated to hear that my old friend John Gillatt had passed away in November, at the age of ... Read More »

Get Well Soon, Barrie Tomlinson!

Veteran British comic artist John Gillatt with writer and editor Barrie Tomlinson, January 2014. Photo courtesy Barrie Tomlinson

  David McDonald from Hibernia Comics has Informed us that one time IPC Group Editor, Barrie Tomlinson has had a few health scares in the past few weeks. Barrie’s name will be very familiar to some but to others it maybe not so. As well as helping David with his Comic Archives at Hibernia, he’s been a terrific supporter of ... Read More »

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