Star Trek artist Keith Birdsong

In Memoriam: Star Trek artist Keith Birdsong

There have been a number of tributes to acclaimed Star Trek artist Keith Birdsong, renowned for his photorealistic renderings of Star Trek actors, who passed away on 4th June 4 2019, the result of injuries sustained in an earlier car crash. He was 59. An army veteran, Birdsong created the covers for more than 30Continue reading In Memoriam: Star Trek artist Keith Birdsong

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In Memoriam: Comic Artist Jordi Longarón, co-creator of “Friday Foster”

We’re sorry to report the recent passing of Spanish comic artist and illustrator, Jordi Longarón, co-creator of the ground-breaking newspaper strip “Friday Foster” with writer Jim Lawrence. He was 86. Better known, for some, as Jorge Longarón, over a long and much-admired career, his many credits include work not only in his native Spain, butContinue reading In Memoriam: Comic Artist Jordi Longarón, co-creator of “Friday Foster”

Tommy Donbavand in 2012

In Memoriam: Comic writer, author, playwright Tommy Donbavand, creator of “Scream Street”, is gone

We’re very sorry to report that Tommy Donbavand, comic strip writer and award-winning author of the Scream Street series, Fangs Vampire Spy, Doctor Who: Shroud of Sorrow, Home and My Teacher Ate My Brain, has lost his long battle with cancer. It’s news many of us had been expecting, but it makes it no more palatableContinue reading In Memoriam: Comic writer, author, playwright Tommy Donbavand, creator of “Scream Street”, is gone

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Bob Wakelin classic games covers art prints now available

Bob Wakelin, the artist behind some of the most iconic cover art of the 1980s, passed away in January last year – but now his family are offering prints of some of his work via Etsy, which left an indelible mark on the imaginations of games players in the 1980s. Bob was best known forContinue reading Bob Wakelin classic games covers art prints now available

Age of Heroes art by John Ridgway, story by James Hudnall

In Memoriam: Comic Writer James D. Hudnall

We’re sorry to report the passing of American comics writer and novelist James Hudnall, who died earlier this week aged 61, a day before his 62nd birthday. He had recently been working on a new episode of the fantasy adventure, Age of Heroes, drawn by John Ridgway, but the script, based on James novel ofContinue reading In Memoriam: Comic Writer James D. Hudnall