Comics Writer James Tomlinson

Creating Comics: An Interview with Eagle and Battle writer James Tomlinson

Ahead of his first ever appearance at a comics event (Swapmeet #5 on Saturday 28th September 2019, in Watford) I caught up with one of the guests of honour, James Tomlinson. James – son of Eagle, Tiger and Roy of the Rovers editor Barrie Tomlinson – has written the adventures of some of Britain’s mostContinue reading Creating Comics: An Interview with Eagle and Battle writer James Tomlinson

Dan Dare - Return of The Mekon by Barrie Tomlinson, Pat Mills, John Wagner and Ian Kennedy. Dan Dare © Dan Dare Corporation

Isn’t it about time the 1980’s Dan Dare stories were collected?

The 1980s Dan Dare stories came up in discussion over the weekend, which prompted me to suggest that if fans wanted to see them reprinted, then they needed to write to Titan Comics, who currently hold the license to republish the strips, and politely ask them, not just mutter about it on social media adContinue reading Isn’t it about time the 1980’s Dan Dare stories were collected?

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Indigo Prime returns to 2000AD, Death Wish collection out in book shops today!

2000AD Prog 2139 crashed into your newsagents yesterday, with an all-new “Indigo Prime” tale debuting this issue – and officially on sale today in all good book shops is Death Wish, a collection from Rebellion of the strip created by writer Barrie Tomlinson and artist Vanyo. “Death Wish” first appeared in the short-lived Speed comicContinue reading Indigo Prime returns to 2000AD, Death Wish collection out in book shops today!

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ComicScene’s first monthly issue on sale now, Sainsbury’s take copies too

The first monthly issue of ComicScene Magazine, featuring a classic Roy of the Rovers cover, is on sale now. The title is available from comic shops, all good newsagents by order, WHSmith, McColls and Easons (in Ireland) and 400 selected Sainsbury’s supermarkets – and I’m honoured to be part of it.Continue reading ComicScene’s first monthly issue on sale now, Sainsbury’s take copies too

Gola's Harvey Jacobson with Roy Race in the upcoming graphic novel "Roy of the Rovers: Foul Play", on sale next month

Gola sponsors Roy of the Rovers adventures – again!

Roy Race, the teenage goal-scoring sensation at Melchester Rovers, and the star of iconic football series Roy of the Rovers, has signed an exclusive boot deal with British sportswear brand Gola. It’s not the first time Gola has been seen in the pages of Roy of the Rovers – back in 1981, Gola sponsored theContinue reading Gola sponsors Roy of the Rovers adventures – again!