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Comics Inspiration: How Celebrities have inspired the look of some Comic Characters Part 3: 2000AD Edition

As people seem to have enjoyed Part One and Part Two of my look at celebrities who inspired the look of some well-known British comic characters, I thought it makes sense to add in Part Three, while I still have enough material that will make us all go ooh. This article since first posted hasContinue reading Comics Inspiration: How Celebrities have inspired the look of some Comic Characters Part 3: 2000AD Edition

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Comics Inspiration: How Celebrities have inspired the look of some Comic Characters Part 2

After my first article about the use of real people in stories, who should I be chatting to but comic artist Mike Dorey, who was kind enough to point out two examples of his work where he used the likeness of a couple of actors for his look… The first one is “Victor Drago“, theContinue reading Comics Inspiration: How Celebrities have inspired the look of some Comic Characters Part 2

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Comics Inspiration: How Celebrities have inspired the look of some Comic Characters

As a kid, I loved seeing the different faces that artists would give to characters.  I enjoyed the varying takes artists would have on each character, which is probably part of the reason I have never been “precious” about who drew different characters.  And yes, I do have my favourite artists for different characters, suchContinue reading Comics Inspiration: How Celebrities have inspired the look of some Comic Characters

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Rocky Race, Roy of the Rovers sister, stars in new free Women’s World Cup story

The National Literacy Trust, Rebellion and The Football Association have teamed up to launch a free live story starring Rocky Race, sister of Roy (Roy of the Rovers), following the journey of England’s Lionesses at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France this summer (7th June – 7th July 2019). The story is being writtenContinue reading Rocky Race, Roy of the Rovers sister, stars in new free Women’s World Cup story