"Operation Bloodhound" from Battle Action Force - cover dated 8th October 1986

Looking back at Battle Action Force

Many older British comic fans will remember Marvel UK’s Action Force comic, but the team had another home – in issues of IPC’s Battle in the early 1980s. Luke Williams looks back at the stories… By the early 1980s, sales on the war / action title Battle, the first wave in the Pat Mills /Continue reading Looking back at Battle Action Force

Combat Colin #2 by Lew Stringer SNIP

In Review: Combat Colin #2 by Lew Stringer

By Lew Stringer Self Published Available from Lew’s web shop, direct from Lew at appearances and a limited number of comic shops The Book: The second in a six-issue mini-series reprinting Lew Stringer’s “Combat Colin” strips from the 1980s and early 1990s. Combat Colin was a character Lew Stringer created for Marvel UK back inContinue reading In Review: Combat Colin #2 by Lew Stringer

Combat Colin #1 Cover

In Review: Combat Colin #1 by Lew Stringer

Out: Now 40 pages. Colour covers, black and white interiors. Suitable for 9+ readership. The Book: The first in a six issue series of comics collecting the classic Combat Colin strips that appeared in Marvel UK’s Action Force and Transformers comics in the late 1980s / early 1990s. This 40 page first issue reprints allContinue reading In Review: Combat Colin #1 by Lew Stringer

Combat Colin #1 - Cover

Lew Stringer’s Combat Colin Returns!

It’s here! Copies of TOXIC and Doctor Who Magazine cartoonist Lew Stringer‘s self-published comic, Combat Colin #1 have arrived from the printers and the comic will be launched at Macc-Pow! in Macclesfield at Macclesfield Town Hall tomorrow, Saturday 1st July 2017. It’s also available to buy directly from Lew via mail order and at other conventionsContinue reading Lew Stringer’s Combat Colin Returns!

Combat Colin - 30 Yampy Years

Happy 30th Birthday, Combat Colin!

Huge congratulations to longtime British comics creator Lew Stringer this morning, whose much-loved clumsy combat hero Combat Colin celebrates 30 years of publication. The first Combat Colin strip appeared in print in Marvel UK’s Action Force Issue 5, published on 28th March 1987 (cover dated 4th April), and has since featured in numerous publications downContinue reading Happy 30th Birthday, Combat Colin!