Artwork from the Battle comic strip “Charley’s War” which depicted the horrors of the World War One battlefields to audiences young and old goes on show at Plymouth University this week. “Charley’s … Continue Reading Charley’s War Comes to Plymouth
Comics commentator Michael Crouch reports that Radio 4’s excellent From Our Own Correspondent show has just aired an item on the Night Witches – the all-women squadrons that fought for … Continue Reading Johnny Red’s Real History Revealed in BBC Shows
Nostalgia fans are in for a summer treat with the release of a special Battle Picture Weekly collection this week, marking the return of the classic war comic to new … Continue Reading Battle Picture Weekly Now on Sale
Quickly following up on Tim Pilcher’s two Erotic Comics volumes and Steve Holland’s Sci-Fi Art, Ilex Press have released the fourth title in their Graphic History series. Comics International editor … Continue Reading Comics Go to War!
• In his latest Lyin in the Gutters column, Rich Johnston reports Mark Millar and Bryan Hitch‘s Fantastic Four run for Marvel has had an altered schedule due to personal … Continue Reading Tube Surfing: 28 April 2009
(Updated 30 March) Back in the good old days of British comics, eager readers of titles such as Valiant, Battle, Buster, Roy of the Rovers and others didn’t just enjoy … Continue Reading Egmont Revives Summer Special Tradition
In the week of Armistice 90, the arrival of the latest collection of Pat Mills and Joe Colquhoun’s brilliant First World War series Charley’s War, first published in Battle Picture … Continue Reading In Review: Charley’s War Volume 5 – Return to the Front