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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

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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In Review: The Art of Ian Kennedy

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

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Happy Birthday to the Bash Street Kids, 65 years young!

The Bash Street Kids have been in Beano for 65 years, and this week’s issue of the brilliant humour comic offers an epic tale from Andy Fanton – and we’re delighted he had time for a quick chat about it – with art from Bash Street legend David Sutherland! Not only did Andy write a greatContinue reading Happy Birthday to the Bash Street Kids, 65 years young!

Commando 5193 - Cold Steel - Cover Pencils by Graeme Neil Reid

Creating Comics: The Making of Commando Comic cover No. 5193 – ‘Cold Steel’

Graeme Neil Reid recently joined the star studded list of cover artists for DC Thomson’s anthology – a list that includes Ian Kennedy, Neil Roberts and many, many more.  Here, he outlines how he created his most recent cover for Commando 5193 – Cold Steel – on sake now in all good newsagents… The MakingContinue reading Creating Comics: The Making of Commando Comic cover No. 5193 – ‘Cold Steel’