Roy of the Rovers artist David Sque Sunderland AFC print released 

David Sque's Sunderland AFC print, which of course is available without watermark to fans of the club. It features Raich Carter, in a scene from a 1936 game
David Sque’s Sunderland AFC print, which of course is available without watermark to fans of the club. It features Raich Carter, in a scene from a 1936 game

We recently highlighted the terrific work of Roy of the Rovers artist David Sque in our review of The Rise of the Invincibles, the graphic novel account of the early days of Preston North End.

Now, David is working on a new project – Famous British Football Clubs – producing  a series of his unique comic art for a number of British football  clubs.

The prints are limited to just 50 copies and each copy is signed, numbered and dated by the artist, who these days lives in Spain.

The prints are being produced by Ryehill Football and offer a unique perspective on some of the most famous clubs in British football.

Released with the support of the club itself, now available is a Sunderland AFC print, commemorating The Black Cats winning the football league in 1936 and shows local hero Raich Carter scoring at the Roker End.

David Sque's pencils for his Sunderland AFC print
David Sque’s pencils for his Sunderland AFC print

Costing £25.99 each, the art prints are A3 size 29.7 x 42 cm and the number of copies is limited to just 50 per club.

They are sure to be highly prized not just by football fans,  but also by people who follow Sque and his iconic Roy Of The Rovers artwork.

Teaming up with the finest artists in the UK Ryehill Football are planning to produce a range of  limited edition art prints, signed and numbered by the artist themselves, for a number of football clubs.

The series will include Manchester United, Liverpool, Rangers, Celtic, Newcastle United, Chelsea, Manchester City, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United, Everton, Hibs, Aston Villa and Leeds United.

You can find out more about the Famous British Football Clubs Sunderland AFC art print and how to buy one here

Read our review of Preston North End: The Rise of the Invincibles

John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a "freelance comics operative", currently working as a freelance editor for TITAN COMICS, as Creative Consultant on the new DAN DARE audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the LAKES INTERNATIONAL COMIC ART FESTIVAL and LANCASTER COMICS DAY. John has worked in British comics publishing for over 30 years, starting out at Marvel UK, where he edited a number of the Genesis 1992 books with Paul Neary. His numerous credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines, where he was Managing Editor. He also edited STRIP Magazine and worked as an editor on several audio comics for ROK Comics, including TEAM M.O.B.I.L.E. and THE BEATLES STORY. Most recently he is writing CRUCIBLE as a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and DEATH DUTY and SKOW DOGS with Dave Hailwood for the digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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