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2019 2000AD, Treasury of British Comics Books schedule revealed

2018 is not yet out but the levels of Thrill-power for 2019 are already building with a blistering line-up of graphic novels from 2000AD and The Treasury of British Comics. We’ve already trailed some of the 2019 books here on downthetubes, but now we have an official list direct from Rebellion HQ – and thereContinue reading 2019 2000AD, Treasury of British Comics Books schedule revealed

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2019 Treasury of British Comics line-up takes shape, includes “Invasion 1984”, “Deathwish”

There’s been news of more Treasury of British Comics titles from 2000AD publisher Rebellion for 2019 over the past few days, so here’s a run down of what we know they’re releasing so far. Note that in some cases, covers may not be final and in others we’ve featured art or comic covers from theContinue reading 2019 Treasury of British Comics line-up takes shape, includes “Invasion 1984”, “Deathwish”

Jack Cunningham, Art Editor of Misty

In Memoriam: Jack Cunningham, Art Editor of Misty

The recent death of artist Jack Cunningham ended a long life that contributed to many British girls’ comics. Jack was one of IPC’s unsung heroes, and worked on a number of their women’s magazines and girls’ comics, including Mirabelle (1956-77), Valentine (1957-74), and Princess (1960-67, then becoming Princess Tina 1967-73). Most notably, he was artContinue reading In Memoriam: Jack Cunningham, Art Editor of Misty

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In His Own Words: The Comics Career of Misty and Tammy artist John Armstrong

Comics artist John Armstrong died this week, He’s  best known for his work on the girls comics titles Bunty, Misty and Tammy, and for co-creating the long-running “Bella at the Bar” strip for the latter – but made very few appearances at comics events, but in 2003 I persuaded him to be part of theContinue reading In His Own Words: The Comics Career of Misty and Tammy artist John Armstrong

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In Memoriam: Misty and Tammy artist John Armstrong

We’re sorry to announce the passing of British girls comics artist John Armstrong, co-creator of “Bella at the Bar” for Tammy and “Moonchild” for Misty, who died peacefully yesterday. He was 94. As John himself related back in 2003, although drawing from an early age, he later took art lessons while serving in the UKContinue reading In Memoriam: Misty and Tammy artist John Armstrong