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Misty comics artist John Armstrong “Life Studies” Sale on eBay

Here are some of Misty comics artist John Armstrong‘s  life studies artworks created in the 1940s, currently up for sale on eBay. I’m selling the work on behalf of John’s family, and here is what’s on offer in this first John Armstrong “Life Studies” Sale. I’ve included some additional “close ups” where there are multipleContinue reading Misty comics artist John Armstrong “Life Studies” Sale on eBay

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Tammy & Jinty Special 2019 Cover and line-up Reveal, Forbidden Planet Signing announced

Rebellion have revealed the cover of their eagerly-awaited Tammy & Jinty Special by Roy of the Rovers artist Lisa Henke, and more information on the content has now been revealed via Rebellion direct – and in an interview with editor Lizzie Boyle and writer Rob Williams conducted by Stephen Jewell online, ahead of coverage by Richard Bruton for the next issue of Comic SceneContinue reading Tammy & Jinty Special 2019 Cover and line-up Reveal, Forbidden Planet Signing announced

Bella at the Bar Pencils

Rare “Bella at the Bar” artworks by John Armstrong offered on eBay

Hot on the heels of the launch of a community group celebrating the life and work of Misty artist John Armstrong comes the auction of a comics rarity – some of his original artwork featuring “Bella at the Bar” from the weekly Tammy comic. On offer is are a number of pencil pages, including preparatoryContinue reading Rare “Bella at the Bar” artworks by John Armstrong offered on eBay

The Art of John Armstrong

Life and work of Misty artist John Armstrong celebrated

A colour copy of John Armstrong’s cover for a fan-published special dedicated to girls comic Misty, published in 2006 by A new Facebook group dedicated to British girls comic artist John Armstrong has just gone public with the support of the artist’s family, who are keen to see a lasting memorial to his work. John,Continue reading Life and work of Misty artist John Armstrong celebrated

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In His Own Words: The Comics Career of Misty and Tammy artist John Armstrong

Comics artist John Armstrong died this week, He’s  best known for his work on the girls comics titles Bunty, Misty and Tammy, and for co-creating the long-running “Bella at the Bar” strip for the latter – but made very few appearances at comics events, but in 2003 I persuaded him to be part of theContinue reading In His Own Words: The Comics Career of Misty and Tammy artist John Armstrong