Orbital Comics - Treasury of British Comics Exhibition SNIP

In Pictures: Treasury of British Comics Exhibition – Orbital Comics, London

Here’s a few snaps from the Treasury of British Comics exhibition currently on at Orbital Comics in central London.

The art is being exhibited courtesy of 2000AD publisher Rebellion Publishing in a celebration of their imprint, The Treasury of British Comics.

Rebellion have been lovingly breathing life into some of the most classic British comics of the 1970s and 80s, and in honour of these revived books they’ll be pulling back the curtain to reveal a rich variety of original art, displayed lovingly on Orbital Comics walls.

Treasury of British Comics - Orbital Comics Exhibition June 2018 - Tiger art
Tiger comics art
Treasury of British Comics - Orbital Comics Exhibition June 2018 - "Billy's Boots" art
“Billy’s Boots” by the late John Gillatt
Treasury of British Comics - Orbital Comics Exhibition June 2018 - "Marney the Fox" art
“Marney the Fox” by John Stokes
Treasury of British Comics - Orbital Comics Exhibition June 2018 - "Action" art
“Roaring Wheels” and “Hell’s Highway” art from Action
Treasury of British Comics - Orbital Comics Exhibition June 2018 - The Beatles Story
“The Beatles Story” art by Arthur Ranson, with the Orbital Comics team hard at work on a new comics order
Treasury of British Comics - Orbital Comics Exhibition June 2018 - Action - The Beatles Story
Action art and “The Beatles Story” – more detail

Be warned – I went on a Tuesday afternoon and the space was closed because they were sorting out all the new comics ready for getting them on the shelves on (new comics) Wednesday. Pick another time…

• Treasury of British Comics Exhibition, 1st – 30th June 2018 Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street, London WC2H 7JA. The exhibition opens with a special free opening night event from 7.00pm on Saturday 2nd June 2018 Web: www.orbitalcomics.com

• Treasury of British Comics Official Site

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Richard Sheaf

Richard Sheaf

Richard Sheaf is a longtime contributor to downthetubes and has written for numerous magazines about British comics.

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