Roy of the Rovers App Screen

Rebellion launches Roy of the Rovers Comics App

Roy of the Rovers App ScreenRoy of the Rovers, Britain’s  greatest footballer of all time, is back in new comics and books, with a brand new look and a scintillating new story for the 21st century – and now you can keep up to date with the character on your mobile phones and other devices.

Roy of the Rovers is the story of Roy Race, a talented young footballer playing for the once-mighty Melchester Rovers, as he attempts to keep his dreams – and his club – alive!

Roy of the Rovers App Screen

Roy of the Rovers App Screen

Through the new Roy of the Rovers app, available for IOS and Android devices, you’ll be able to purchase the incredible new novels and comics that mark the return of one of the greatest characters in British comics – and the app offers free comics, too.

Offering goals, glory and games galore install now to read the free Roy of the Rovers strip that recently ran in Match of the Day magazine.

The app launches ahead of the first Rebellion collection of classic Roy of the Rovers stories due for release in August.

 Roy of the Rovers: Best of the 50's - SMALLRoy of the Rovers: Best of the 50’s is a hardcover collection that includes never-before reprinted stories charting the early days of Roy’s association with Melchester Rovers, from the highs of signing for the club he supported as a boy to the lows of having his boots stolen before a big game!

Experience the first decade of Melchester’s greatest soccer sensation in this glorious football action on and off the pitch!

• Download the Roy of the Rover official app for a free 12-part mini-comic series – iTunes | Android | Full terms and conditions of use can be found here 

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John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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