Comics Revue - August 2018 SNIP

Daily Mirror comic star Garth adventures continue in latest Comics Revue magazine

The August 2018 issue of Comics Revue is on sale now, with a cover by Jeremy MacPherson featuring Flash Gordon. This issue includes another Garth story by Modesty Blaise creator Peter O’Donnell, “Garth in Hollywood”, drawn by Steve Dowling and John Allard, first published in 1953. Published by Rick Norwood, each bi-monthly issue of ComicsContinue reading Daily Mirror comic star Garth adventures continue in latest Comics Revue magazine

Remembering the Daily Mirror strip “Romeo Brown”, the work of Alfred Mazure, Peter O’Donnell and Jim Holdaway

Before Peter O’Donnell and Jim Holdaway collaborated on Modesty Blaise, they worked together on a very different, humorous series, Romeo Brown, published in the Daily Mirror between 1954 and 1963 – a newspaper strip now little known in the UK, despite a following in Europe. Very much in the style of Norman Pett’s Jane stripContinue reading Remembering the Daily Mirror strip “Romeo Brown”, the work of Alfred Mazure, Peter O’Donnell and Jim Holdaway

Legends of Comic Women and Men of Paper By Enric Badia Romero

Axa and Modesty Blaise artist Romero announces new art book

Modesty Blaise and Axa artist Enric Badia Romero, still very much active, has announced a new book, Legends of Comic Women and Men of Paper, available to pre-order from him direct. It’s the latest in a line of self-published Books from the artist, this title dedicated to compiling all his illustrations of various comic characters,Continue reading Axa and Modesty Blaise artist Romero announces new art book

The Modesty Blaise Companion Expanded Edition - Cover - SNIP

Book Palace announces updated, limited edition Modesty Blaise Companion

British specialist publisher Book Palace is to publish an update to its hugely-successful Modesty Blaise Companion later this year, with additional pages, as a limited edition. The first edition of their Companion published in 2005 sold out very quickly and now sells at high premiums on the secondary market. Fans have been clamouring for aContinue reading Book Palace announces updated, limited edition Modesty Blaise Companion

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In Praise of… Comics Writer William (Willie) Patterson

Sydney Jordan is widely recognised as the creator of the critically-acclaimed “Jeff Hawke” newspaper strip first published in the Daily Express. However, it’s also generally felt that the strips written by William (Willie) Patterson through the 1960s – including those collected in the past by Titan Books (such as “Overlord” and “Wondrous Lamp”) as wellContinue reading In Praise of… Comics Writer William (Willie) Patterson