DC Thomson Media are trailing a collection of two stories from their much-loved pocket digest title Starblazer on their web shop – but there’s no official details, as yet, of which stories it will include from the comics’ near 300-issue run… although artist Lee Grice has some ideas…Continue reading Starblazer Collection trailed by DC Thomson
This summer, much-loved Beano characters are setting up home at Mottisfont, in Hampshire, for a vibrant new exhibition exploring 80 years of mischief and mayhem!Continue reading Beano Time Travellers head to Mottisfont, Hampshire!
Born in Dundee on 2nd February 1892, James Leuchars Crighton was one of DC Thomson’s earliest comic’s talents, and his influence lives on todayContinue reading A British Comics Pioneer: “Korky the Cat” artist James Leuchars Crighton
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
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