Charley's War

Remembering “Charley’s War”, a comic story of the Great War

As we remember the fallen of all wars this weekend, you may be interested in finding out more about “Charley’s War”, the powerful story of the young Charley Bourne, caught up in the fervour of World War One, “the Great War”, and, subsequently, the horrors that came with it. The long-running strip was originally createdContinue reading Remembering “Charley’s War”, a comic story of the Great War

Carlos Ezquerra: His Early Comics Work for Wizard

While Judge Dredd co-creator Carlos Ezquerra, who died this week, is well known for his work on 2000AD, he worked for other publishers, including Commando and Beano DC Thomson, which once published many more titles than they do today. One of them was the long-running action adventure title Wizard, and downthetubes contributor Colin Noble hasContinue reading Carlos Ezquerra: His Early Comics Work for Wizard

2000AD Thrill-Cast - 2000 AD Thrill-Cast: What's in store for 2018!

Latest 2000AD Thrill-Cast reveals what’s in store for 2018 for Galaxy’s Greatest Comic – and Treasury collections

From Charley’s War to Halo Jones,  we’ve already revealed in two posts (here for 20000AD, here for Treasury of British Comics releases) that it’s going to be a busy year for Rebellion, with 34 new graphic novels due to be unleashed. From the devastation of World War One in the definitive edition of Charley’s War, to the hijinksContinue reading Latest 2000AD Thrill-Cast reveals what’s in store for 2018 for Galaxy’s Greatest Comic – and Treasury collections

Charley's War Volume 1 - Rebellion Edition 2018 SNIP

Rebellion “Charley’s War” Definitive Collection covers revealed, out next year

Here’s some details about three bumper collections of the critically acclaimed “Charley’s War” that are in the works for next year, to be published by rights holder Rebellion. The 20000AD publisher acquired ownership of Battle Picture Weekly, where “Charley’s War” by Pat Mills and Joe Colquhoun first appeared from Egmont last year, along with manyContinue reading Rebellion “Charley’s War” Definitive Collection covers revealed, out next year

“Charley’s War” co-creator Pat Mills condemns World War One apologists

Pat Mills, who co-created the seminal World War One-centred comic strip “Charley’s War” with artist Joe Colquhoun, has thanked fans still finding the strip first published in Battle, starting in 1979, in its collections – but has savaged those in the British establishment still trying to justify the senseless slaughter of millions. “Charley’s War” isContinue reading “Charley’s War” co-creator Pat Mills condemns World War One apologists