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Art of Luis Garcia Mozos book in the works

Artist and author David Roach has revealed he’s about to start work on a book devoted to the life and career of Spanish painter and comics artist Luis Garcia Mozos, perhaps best known to downthetubes readers for his work for US publisher Warren, but who also drew some strips for British publishers in the 1960s.Continue reading Art of Luis Garcia Mozos book in the works

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In Review: Mancunian #1

Published by Volcano Comics Created and Edited by Brian M. Clarke and John JJ Jackson Art by John JJ Jackson, Colour by David Robinson, Spot Art by Nick H. Jackson, Back Cover by John Royle Out: Now – available from eBay | Forbidden Planet Manchester | WOW Comics The Book: A tribute to Silver AgeContinue reading In Review: Mancunian #1

Petition calls for arts funding support for British Comics on a par with Opera

The UK has a long tradition of making good comic books. Yet since the 1980s, sales of comics in newsagents, while still stronger than some magazine sectors, have declined drastically. Comic creator Sean Michael Wilson – author of the upcoming graphic novel The Many Not the Few with artist Robert Brown, introduced by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, is calling for better funding support for comic art projects to encourage creators.Continue reading Petition calls for arts funding support for British Comics on a par with Opera

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Replacing Eagle: The Comics That Didn’t Make It – Part 4 Another Eureka

This series of articles by Jeremy Briggs covers the dummy comics that were created through the years as potential ‘modern’ versions of the original Eagle comic from the 1950s and 1960s, none of which ever made it to newsagents’ shelves. Lost Eagle and Lighting from the 1970s are here and Terra Nova from the 1980sContinue reading Replacing Eagle: The Comics That Didn’t Make It – Part 4 Another Eureka