Holiday Specials galore, and more, in latest Phil-Comics eBay auction

There’s a host of British comic goodies on offer in the latest Phil-Comics eBay auction, including a terrific number of Holiday Specials from the 1970s, Beano, Dandy, TV21 comics, annuals – and rarities such as promotional flyers and moreContinue reading Holiday Specials galore, and more, in latest Phil-Comics eBay auction

David Leach at work on an instalment of Psycho Gran. Or maybe he just likes eating pencils.

David Leach, Darryl Cunningham, McGarrys, join Lakes Festival Guest List

There’s only four months to go until his year’s Lakes International Comic Art FestivalĀ in October… are you ready? Tickets bought? Accommodation booked? The Festival has just revealed a number of further guests: Darryl Cunningham, ahead of the release of his new book, Billionaires, published by Myriad Editions; and Titan Comics Senior Editor, cartoonist and ComeContinue reading David Leach, Darryl Cunningham, McGarrys, join Lakes Festival Guest List

Howard Cruse. Photo: Frederic Lorge

Creating Comics: A Video Interview with artist Howard Cruse

Gay Love, the first European solo art show of the work of Howard Cruse, is currently running in Brussels at the Galerie Comic Art Factory until 6th July 2019 – and the gallery has released a thought=provoking video interview with the award-winning artist. In the interview, in English with French sub titles, Howard outlines theContinue reading Creating Comics: A Video Interview with artist Howard Cruse

Space Commander Kerry Covers

Britain’s Forgotten Space Heroes: Space Commander Kerry

With Dan Dare enjoying huge success in Eagle, it’s no surprise that the British news stand was awash with space heroes in the 1950s. Some are better known than others. Swift Morgan, published by Boardman and visualised by Denis McLoughlin had already been running long before Frank Hampson’s hero debuted of course, as had GarthContinue reading Britain’s Forgotten Space Heroes: Space Commander Kerry

Urasawa Naoki

Japan House London hosts Helen McCarthy’s free talk on Urasawa Naoki next week

Heading to London’s Japan House to see their This is Manga – the Art of Urasawa Naoki exhibition? Why not combine your visit with a free evening lecture on the artist by leading UK anime and manga writer Helen McCarthy next Wednesday?   Urasawa Naoki has been called one of the artists that have changedContinue reading Japan House London hosts Helen McCarthy’s free talk on Urasawa Naoki next week