We’re very sorry to report the passing of artist, designer, photographer and downthetubes contributor Roger Perry, who died on Saturday 23rd July at his home in the Philippines – a day after celebrating his 78th birthday. His wife Rosa has been in touch to tell us that Roger, who had been ill for some time,Continue reading In Memoriam: Artist and Designer Roger Perry – A “Truculent Foot Soldier”
The new Eagle Times, the magazine of the Eagle Society, is out now, with articles about Frank Hampson‘s art, Martin Asbury‘s film storyboard work, Jeff Arnold’s hat – an informative piece about real western headgear, according to downthetubes contributor Steve Winders – Eagle‘s coverage of sport, two pieces by Steve about the “Island of Fire” andContinue reading Out Now: Eagle Times Volume 29 No 3 (Autumn 2016)
The latest issue of Eagle Times (Volume 30 No 3) is out now, the latest release from the long-established Eagle Society dedicated to Eagle comic and its many creators and strips. This issue includes features on Eagle‘s companion paper Swift, science fiction films in the original Eagle‘s time, the changing front page of Eagle, aContinue reading Swift comic in the spotlight in new Eagle Times
Being stuck out here in a hot and steamy Far Eastern environment (with the effects of the El Niño tropical atrocity to boot) and surrounded on virtually all sides (well, two actually) by rice fields, I had been twiddling my thumbs when it came to my notice that the famous Eagle strip, the Frank Bellamy /Continue reading Eagle Daze: Perhaps an Even Happier Warrior!
Find John Freeman on Twitter @johnfreeman_dtb or join our Facebook Group for more quick news finds and discussion July 2016 • 6th July 2016: The BBC reports a statue of the Marvel superhero Captain America is to be erected in a New York park. The company has commissioned a 13-ft (3.96m) bronze statue which will be housedContinue reading Tube Surfing: Past Brief News Items