Commando Calendar 2019

Welcome return for the Commando comic calendar, featuring art by Ian Kennedy

Great news for all Commando comic fans. DC Thomson have brought back the Commando calendar, on sale now – and it features art by Ian Kennedy throughout. Since 1961, Commando has electrified its readers as the longest running British war comic ever! Still printing today, and with over 5000 amazing issues, the comic has rifled through historyContinue reading Welcome return for the Commando comic calendar, featuring art by Ian Kennedy

John Romita Sr. and Frank Giacoia Amazing Spider-Man #100 Cover, published in 1971)

Original Cover Art for The Amazing Spider-Man #100 May Bring $300,000 at Heritage Auctions

The original cover art from Marvel Comics The Amazing Spider-Man #100 – considered one of the most iconic covers of the 1970s and an auction item we highlighted ourselves recently – could sell for as much as $300,000 in Heritage Auctions’ winter Comics & Comic Art event (22nd – 24th February 2018). This event has aContinue reading Original Cover Art for The Amazing Spider-Man #100 May Bring $300,000 at Heritage Auctions

The Target Cover Art of Andrew Skilleter

Doctor Who Target Book covers revisited – new limited edition collections from Who Dares

Who Dare Publishing has just released a smashing new limited edition portfolio – The Target Cover Art of Andrew Skilleter. Andrew’s perhaps best known for his Doctor Who art (although he’s done a lot more) and this is the fourth such release from Who Dares, the latest in an ongoing series of Limited Edition PortfoliosContinue reading Doctor Who Target Book covers revisited – new limited edition collections from Who Dares

Messerschmit 109 vs Spitfire. Art by Gordon Livingstone

Gordon Livingstone, I Presume – An Art Gallery

When I created my Comic Creator Spotlight for Gordon Livingstone, I had more pictures than I could shake a stick at and as a result, I have pictures that I did not use in the main article. I want to make it clear that the pictures were not used due to lack of space and once youContinue reading Gordon Livingstone, I Presume – An Art Gallery

PicturesMeanBuisness Campaign Image

#PicturesMeanBusiness: UK campaign to gain Illustrators credit for their work grows

  A number of British artists are actively campaigning for better credit (and, by default, better financial reward) for their work as illustrators, including comic creator Sarah McIntyre and  writer-illustrator James Mayhew. Recognition for illustrators is important on so many levels – not just when you mention a book on social media or in a blog post orContinue reading #PicturesMeanBusiness: UK campaign to gain Illustrators credit for their work grows