Recently released by Pitch Publishing, Comic Book Hero by former comics editor Barrie Tomlinson is a joyful romp through the history of British boys comics – encompassing New Eagle, Speed, Wildcats and more.
We had two copies to give away, and the lucky winners, chosen at random by our stand-in hat snuffler were Alan Watson and Glen Worrell.
The answers to the questions Barrie himself posed were:
- In what year did Barrie Tomlinson first work on comics? The answer? 1961.
- Doug Maxted illustrated which story that Barrie wrote for many years? Answer: “The Hard Man”
- The “Death Wish” story Barrie wrote appeared in Eagle, Tiger and which other title? Answer: Speed
Congratulations to the winners! Look out for more challenges on downthetubes soon.
Comic Book Hero: Working with Britain’s Picture-Strip Legends
By: Barrie Tomlinson
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