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
When it comes to legendary British comics artist Ian Kennedy, I am not sure if I come into the superfan or the superstalker category, but if anything features his art, you are guaranteed that I will have more than a passing interest in it. On 25th April 2019, the official launch for The Art ofContinue reading In Review: The Art of Ian Kennedy