Romeo - cover dated 12th September 1970 SNIP

British Girls Comics “Mystery Artists” Identified!

Several “Mystery Artists” who worked on DC Thomson girls comics for decades, largely uncredited, have been identified, thanks to information received from various sources, including former staff at the Dundee-based comics publisher. Author and artist David Roach is trying to identify the artists of a number of DC Thomson strips – a quest that inContinue reading British Girls Comics “Mystery Artists” Identified!

Heros The Spartan double-page original artwork (1962) painted and signed by Frank Bellamy for The Eagle Vol. 14, No 34, 1962. The Men of the Jackal's screaming warriors attack Heros, Berbrix and their small band as the traitor, Guthrac, strikes… Bright Pelikan inks on board. 27 x 18 ins

Compal’s latest auction spotlights art of Eric Parker, Frank Bellamy and more

Britain’s Compal November Comic Book Auctions comics and comic art catalogue has just gone live, showcasing the first part of the Eric Parker archive, an artist who drew Sexton Blake Library covers for over 30 years through to the 1950s. The auction also includes art by Frank Bellamy, Joe Colquhoun, George and Terry Wakefield – andContinue reading Compal’s latest auction spotlights art of Eric Parker, Frank Bellamy and more

The Damian Darke story "A Friend in Need", from Debbie 271, featuring art now known to be by Argentinian artist Luis Garcia Duran © DC Thomson

Mystery Artist Quest: A “Spellbound” Artist Identified

Author and artist David Roach is trying to identify the artists of a number of DC Thomson strips – and his renewed quest, highlighted on downthetubes, is already paying off thanks to social media, and an Argentinian artist’s connections with the Dundee-based publisher have now been been confirmed by his daughter. Last night, David postedContinue reading Mystery Artist Quest: A “Spellbound” Artist Identified