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In Review: The Art of Ian Kennedy

When it comes to legendary British comics artist Ian Kennedy, I am not sure if I come into the superfan or the superstalker category, but if anything features his art, you are guaranteed that I will have more than a passing interest in it. On 25th April 2019, the official launch for The Art ofContinue reading In Review: The Art of Ian Kennedy

"Crimson Comet" - Wizard, 1946

Looking Back: Exploring The World of Tomorrow in DC Thomson’s “Big Five” boys comics

Notoriously secretive DC Thomson still publish Beano and Commando, but their past comics included The Dandy and weekly anthology titles aimed at boys such as Hotspur and Adventure.  These specialised in sports, school and war stories, but also, occasionally, there was SF too, as Andrew Darlington reports… “SUPERSPEED EXCITEMENT WITH THE MEN OF THE PLANETContinue reading Looking Back: Exploring The World of Tomorrow in DC Thomson’s “Big Five” boys comics

Nikhil Prasad (Yadav Ganatra) reads Legends of the Cosmos in the Father Brown episode "Fire in the Sky"

BBC’s daytime drama “Father Brown” rocked by alien invasion – and some comics-inspired fun!

The production team on BBC daytime drama Father Brown had some great fun creating comic-related props for the recently-broadcast Season Five episode “Fire in the Sky“, not only creating a scene from a fictional B-movie but also mixing some genuine 1950s children’s comics (and some toys) with some specially created items for the show, includingContinue reading BBC’s daytime drama “Father Brown” rocked by alien invasion – and some comics-inspired fun!