Thunderbirds original double-page artworkdrawn, painted and signed by Frank Bellamy for TV Century 21 No 131, 1967. From the Bob Monkhouse Archive. Fearing a rebel attack on the President super-ship Thunderbirds 1 keeps station but a rogue tanker is on collision course… (Bright Pelikan inks on board. 28 x 20 ins)

Compalcomics offers first issue Beano, Black Panther art and more in March auction

Compalcomics has launched its March auction catalogue of British and US comics, and a huge amount of great comic art, including Black Panther art for Marvel UK, Thunderbirds and Garth art by Frank Bellamy and some other rarities from the Bob Monkhouse Archive. The star item on offer has to be a copy The Beano No 1Continue reading Compalcomics offers first issue Beano, Black Panther art and more in March auction

Dave Gibbons first Watchmen cover among latest Heritage Auctions art offerings

There’s a host of art by British artists featured in the upcoming Heritage Auctions Comic Art Signature Auction, taking place over 21st – 23rd February 2019 in Dallas – and a number of covers created for early Marvel UK comics by American artists. Rubbing shoulders with Krazy Kat art by George Herriman, newspaper strips by AlexContinue reading Dave Gibbons first Watchmen cover among latest Heritage Auctions art offerings

The Art of John Armstrong

Life and work of Misty artist John Armstrong celebrated

A colour copy of John Armstrong’s cover for a fan-published special dedicated to girls comic Misty, published in 2006 by A new Facebook group dedicated to British girls comic artist John Armstrong has just gone public with the support of the artist’s family, who are keen to see a lasting memorial to his work. John,Continue reading Life and work of Misty artist John Armstrong celebrated

Final Doctor Who TV novelisations on way at last, but covers disappoint

Two long-awaited adaptations of Eric Saward’s Doctor Who stories Resurrection of the Daleks and Revelation of the Daleks are on their way at last from BBC Books, but the covers are, frankly, underwhelming.Continue reading Final Doctor Who TV novelisations on way at last, but covers disappoint

Commando 5193 - Cold Steel - Cover Pencils by Graeme Neil Reid

Creating Comics: The Making of Commando Comic cover No. 5193 – ‘Cold Steel’

Graeme Neil Reid recently joined the star studded list of cover artists for DC Thomson’s anthology – a list that includes Ian Kennedy, Neil Roberts and many, many more.  Here, he outlines how he created his most recent cover for Commando 5193 – Cold Steel – on sake now in all good newsagents… The MakingContinue reading Creating Comics: The Making of Commando Comic cover No. 5193 – ‘Cold Steel’