Here’s something of a rarity for you to enjoy – some of the covers for Pluck and Courage, two monthly story papers launched in the 1950s by Marvelman publisher L. Miller & Son Ltd. Collector Peter Hansen, who kindly provided some of this imagery, tells me they were intended to rival DC Thomson’s story papersContinue reading Pluck and Courage: Marvelman publisher L. Miller’s very short-lived story papers
Tammy and Jinty were two of Britain’s best-loved girls’ comics of the 1970s and ’80s – ground-breaking female-led comics that covered everything from science fiction and fantasy to romance and a whole lot of fun… and now they’re back, for what’s hopefully the first of many more Specials. In the Tammy & Jinty Special, withContinue reading Out This Week: The Tammy and Jinty Special
Brand new Commando comics from DC Thomson issues #5239 – 5242 are out now in all good UK newsagents and via digital subscription. This set of releases includes “Steel Inferno“, written by Hailey Austin, whose work as a PhD student caught media attention last year after she discovered a number rare comics – some dating backContinue reading Steaming to the news stand at high speed – new Commando comics on sale now!
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
In 2000AD’s new thrill “Judge Anderson: Martyrs” launching this week, writer Emma Beeby (Mata Hari, Doctor Who) and artist Aneke (DC Comics Bombshells) give Mega-City One’s top telepath one of her toughest missions yet – to save her friend, the possessed Judge KarynContinue reading Out This Week: 2000AD Prog 2137