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Jeremy Briggs article on the surprisingly long history of Gerry Anderson’s Starcruiser concept features in the current issue of the Airfix Collectors Club’s Constant Scale journal
Eagle and Swift artist Roy Cross’ new book The Art of Roy Cross is finally out from Crowood Press and includes a chapter on his comics work along with his later Airfix work and his more modern aviation and maritime fine art paintings
The latest issue of Constant Scale, the journal of the Airfix Collectors Club, features an article by downthetubes contributor Jeremy Briggs about the 1950s and 1960s Eagle comic cutaways by artist Roy Cross, the Club’s Honorary President.
The latest issue of Constant Scale, the journal of the Airfix Collectors’ Club, includes a feature by downthetubes contributor Jeremy Briggs about artist Ron Jobson, who provided the art for the three “Space Kingley” books in the 1950s and who… Read More ›
Four lovely covers for Swift, the younger readers stablemate to Eagle, are currently on offer on eBay (at eye-watering prices). Published in 1962, they’re all by artist Roy Cross who’s perhaps best known for his work illustrating Airfix Model box… Read More ›
The second issue of RADAR, the RAF Museum’s quarterly magazine, is now available to read for free on the museum’s website and features an interview with Eagle and Swift artist Roy Cross. This interview ties in with Cross’ work for… Read More ›