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,Continue reading In Pictures: Treasury of British Comics Exhibition – Orbital Comics, London
The countdown has begun to this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October (13th – 15th). The downthetubes “Kendal Calling” interviews continue with a chat with former 2000AD editor and comics writer Steve MacManus. Steve began his career in 1973 as a sub-editor on the weekly comic Valiant, published by Fleetway Publications. He went onContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2017: An interview with former 2000AD editor and writer Steve MacManus
On sale from today in all good comic shops is Titan Comics collection of their recent Hook Jaw series, written by Si Spurrier with art by Conor Boyle, coloured by Giulia Brusco and lettered by Rob Steen – and a collection of the original strips from Action is on its way. Hook Jaw – theContinue reading Titan Comics Hook Jaw series – collection on sale now, Hook Jaw: Archive out in September
There’s another chance for someone with deep pockets to get their hands of a copy of the rare “banned” issue of controversial 1970s comic Action (Issue 37). The starting price this time around, through eBay once more, is £2,500 and it can be found here. Previously offered issues of this rare comic sold for £4110.75 and £2555.Continue reading Another rare “Banned” Action offered for sale, start your bids at £2500
Following up on our previous post featuring the covers of the first issue of Titan Comics Hook Jaw project, we have this exclusive for you – Brian Williamson‘s stunning retro-styled Diamond Comics UK variant, complete with Action comic-styled masthead! Launching this December the five issue mini-series, published under license, is written by Si Spurrier (Cry Havoc, Weavers, DoctorContinue reading Exclusive! Titan Comics Hook Jaw Variant Cover by Brian Williamson Revealed!