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Replacing Eagle: The Comics That Didn’t Make It – Part 1 Lost Eagle and Lightning

April 1950 saw the publication of the first issue of the weekly boy’s comic, Eagle. It was an immediate success with its mixture of historical, modern-day and futuristic adventure strips with some humour plus factual articles and cutaways, and, unlike… Read More ›

In Review: Be Pure! Be Vigilant! Behave! 2000AD & Judge Dredd: The Secret History

Written by Pat Mills Out: Now (Kindle) The Book: Pat Mills is the creator of 2000AD and one of the comic’s top writers. He was also the creator of British weekly comics such as Action and co-creator of Battle and Misty, and is co-creator… Read More ›

Give Me Five: John Ridgway recalls his time drawing Enid Blyton’s famous teen adventurers

Artist John Ridgway is an artist well know for his distinctive work on Doctor Who, Hellblazer and the recently-collected Summer Magic for 2000AD, but one of his earlier jobs in comics was an artist on Enid Blyton’s Adventure Magazine, which we featured here earlier this… Read More ›

Crowdfunding Spotlight – British Jack Kirby Documentary Project Launches

2017 marks the centennial of US comic book artist and writer Jack Kirby‘s birth – and British comics archivist Glenn Fleming has just launched a Kickstarter to back the release of a documentary about this key creator, based on interviews he… Read More ›

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