Beano 3972 Cover

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’

Commando 5191: Home of Heroes: Viking Phantom SNIP

Viking ghosts and a man from Mars menace in new Commando comics!

Get ready for Viking ghosts, a man from Mars, Napoleonic duels, and grudges against the Germans! All this and more in brand new Commando issues 5191 – 5194, on sale in all good newsagents and via various digital platforms this Thursday, 10th January 2019! Commando 5191: Home of Heroes: Viking Phantom Story: George Low Art:Continue reading Viking ghosts and a man from Mars menace in new Commando comics!

New DCT Heritage Editor Gordon Tait (centre) with former Commando editors George Low and Calum Laird at Dundee University's DCCS, April 2018 (c) Jeremy Briggs

DC Thomson’s Heritage Brands Editor Gordon Tait Talks Buckets, War and Reprints

As the new Heritage Brands Editor at DC Thomson, replacing Kirsten Murray who inaugurated the role, Gordon Tait brings a great depth of knowledge and experience to the position that includes editorship of 104 issues of Commando a year plus the weekly “Broons” and “Oor Wullie” pages in the Sunday Post newspaper and the alternating biannualContinue reading DC Thomson’s Heritage Brands Editor Gordon Tait Talks Buckets, War and Reprints

DC Thomson Comic Gift Cards

WebFind: DC Thomson Comics Gift Cards

Here’s a nifty idea for a birthday or Christmas stocking filler for a comics fan – comics gift cards, on offer from the DC Thomson web shop for all their titles, including Beano and Commando. (I came across these after DCT sent me a reminder about their Beano 80th Anniversary Box set, which of courseContinue reading WebFind: DC Thomson Comics Gift Cards