Death Wish Volume 1 - Best Wishes

Leo Baxendale’s Sweeny Toddler, Death Wish collections on way from Rebellion

We’ve previously reported on some of the Treasury of British Comics titles on their way to bookshops in 2019 from Rebellion, but now the 2000AD publisher has released more information – and covers – for three of them. Despite the huge number of classic British collections on their way next year (and not just fromContinue reading Leo Baxendale’s Sweeny Toddler, Death Wish collections on way from Rebellion

Battle - cover dated 27th August 1983 -SNIP

2019 Treasury of British Comics line-up takes shape, includes “Invasion 1984”, “Deathwish”

There’s been news of more Treasury of British Comics titles from 2000AD publisher Rebellion for 2019 over the past few days, so here’s a run down of what we know they’re releasing so far. Note that in some cases, covers may not be final and in others we’ve featured art or comic covers from theContinue reading 2019 Treasury of British Comics line-up takes shape, includes “Invasion 1984”, “Deathwish”

Wildcat Preview Comic - Wildcat Centrespread SNIP

Wildcat, one of Fleetway’s last boy’s adventure comics, to be collected

Rebellion are to publish a collection of strips from Wildcat, Fleetway’s short-lived, last real attempt at a fortnightly boy’s adventure comic, launched in 1988. There’s also a mention on Amazon for another Jinty collection, Fran from the Floods. Published by Fleetway between October 1988 and March 1989 (with a free Wildcat mini-comic given away with 2000AD,Continue reading Wildcat, one of Fleetway’s last boy’s adventure comics, to be collected

The Vigilant Cover - SNIP

Who’s Who in Rebellion’s “The Vigilant” classic comic character revival – and who created the characters

Rebellion Publishing, owners of 2000AD, announced an all-new 48-page special title The Vigilant earlier this week, the lead strip written by Simon Furman, with art by Simon Coleby coloured by Len O’Grady. Breathing new life into Fleetway characters acquired  in 2016, the project is a further building block for the evolving “Rebellion-verse”, an interconnected worldContinue reading Who’s Who in Rebellion’s “The Vigilant” classic comic character revival – and who created the characters

Lion 713 - Cover Art by Joe Colquhoun SNIP

British Comics Flashback: “The Phantom Footballer of Amiens” by “Charley’s War” artist Joe Colquhoun

Joe Colquhoun, co-creator of the seminal World War One comic strip “Charley’s War” with Pat Mills for Battle, had a long and accomplished career as an artist, providing not only strip work to many British boys comics but covers and internal illustrations, too. Editor and author Barrie Tomlinson recently came across this wonderful art byContinue reading British Comics Flashback: “The Phantom Footballer of Amiens” by “Charley’s War” artist Joe Colquhoun