Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Garth Ennis

Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Garth Ennis

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. This “Festival Focus” for 2019 is with Garth Ennis, perhaps best known for his work on Preacher and The Boys, and more recent projects such as the critically-acclaimed Sara,Continue reading Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Garth Ennis

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Classic 2000AD “Dredd” cover art by Mick McMahon on offer in latest Compal Comics auction

Compal Comics have just launched their August/September auction catalogue – and as usual there are some great items on offer, including a terrific  “Judge Dredd” 2000AD cover by Mick McMahon, more original art by Frank Bellamy, a Dandy No.1 – and some rare US BATMANIA zines from the early 1960s. This auction showcases a furtherContinue reading Classic 2000AD “Dredd” cover art by Mick McMahon on offer in latest Compal Comics auction

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Early “Prince Valiant” art by Hal Foster sells for over £33,000

The “Prince Valiant” newspaper made its debut on 13th February 1937, an epic adventure and romantic fantasy created by Hal Foster for 35 years. Earlier this month, the tenth episode sold for $40,800 (just over £33,500) on Heritage Auctions. Realistic in its visual execution and noble in its subject, depicting a time in which theContinue reading Early “Prince Valiant” art by Hal Foster sells for over £33,000

The first ever "Closer Than We Think!" by Arthur Radebaugh, published in January 1958

WebFind: Closer Than We Think – a tribute to the visionary artist Arthur Radebaugh

Somehow, the amazing work of Arthur Radebaugh, the visionary artist behind the late 1950s and early 60s US newspaper feature “Closer Than We Think!“, surely deserving of collection, has completely passed me by until last week, when I not only discovered it, but more of his incredible work – and an award-winning documentary about hisContinue reading WebFind: Closer Than We Think – a tribute to the visionary artist Arthur Radebaugh

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HBO Drama Series Watchmen debuts in October

Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, Watchmen, from executive producer Damon Lindelof (Emmy winner for Lost; HBO’s The Leftovers) debits on HBO in the United States in October. HBO says the new series embraces the nostalgia of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons‘ original groundbreaking graphic novel of the sameContinue reading HBO Drama Series Watchmen debuts in October