Lee Sullivan and Mike Noble at Andercon 2014. Photo courtesy Lee Sullivan.

In Memoriam: Look-In and TV21 artist Mike Noble

We’re sorry to report the passing of veteran artist Mike Noble, perhaps best known for his work on the British weekly comics TV Century 21 – drawing strips such as “Fireball XL5“, “Captain Scarlet” and “Star Trek” and Look-In – working on strips such as “The Famous Five“, “Follyfoot“,  “Robin of Sherwood“, “Timeslip” and many more.Continue reading In Memoriam: Look-In and TV21 artist Mike Noble

Comic artist and editor John Allard in 2014. Photo: Ant Jones

In Memoriam: “Garth” Artist and editor John Allard

We’re sorry to report the passing of Garth artist and former Daily Mirror strip editor John Allard, an unsung hero in the character’s success, not just in Britain, but in terms of his popularity wherever his adventures were re-published across the globe, including Australia and India. John played such an important part in not onlyContinue reading In Memoriam: “Garth” Artist and editor John Allard

Roy of the Rovers, National Literacy Trust Team Up for 10,000 book giveaway

Rebellion, the publisher of the 2018 Roy of the Rovers reboot, has teamed up with the National Literacy Trust this week to give away 10,000 books from the brand new series to reluctant readers across the United Kingdom. The return of Roy of the Rovers has been greeted with enthusiasm across the UK, especially inContinue reading Roy of the Rovers, National Literacy Trust Team Up for 10,000 book giveaway

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Stan Lee’s British Connections – the “Uncle Stan Collection” remembered

In March 2000, London-based Comic Book Auctions took delivery of over one thousand US comics from one John Lieber, who lived near Bristol. The origin of these comics would prove a bit of a revelation… “He had explained to us that his uncle, who lived in America, used to send him the latest super-hero comics asContinue reading Stan Lee’s British Connections – the “Uncle Stan Collection” remembered

Glasgow's Hunterian is to host comics-themed Night at the Museum. Photo: Martin Shields /University of Glasgow PR)

Forget Black Friday – enjoy a comics-inspired night at the museum in Glasgow instead!

Glasgow’s Hunterian Museum is to host a free Comics Scotland event on Saturday 1st December 2018, with special guests including artist Frank Quitely. Night at the Museum: Comics Scotland is an exploration of Scotland’s illustrious history in the development of comics and the event will include an exhibition of the Glasgow Looking Glass, first published inContinue reading Forget Black Friday – enjoy a comics-inspired night at the museum in Glasgow instead!