Bella at the Bar Part One - SNIP

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

Bella at the Bar Part One - SNIP

In Memoriam: Misty and Tammy artist John Armstrong

We’re sorry to announce the passing of British girls comics artist John Armstrong, co-creator of “Bella at the Bar” for Tammy and “Moonchild” for Misty, who died peacefully yesterday. He was 94. As John himself related back in 2003, although drawing from an early age, he later took art lessons while serving in the UKContinue reading In Memoriam: Misty and Tammy artist John Armstrong

Go Ape! 2000AD Prog 2089, out this week, Halo Jones and Bella collections follow from Rebellion

It’s a busy week for Tharg, with an all-new 2000AD packed with cracking SF action adventure and horror out today, followed by two very different comic collections – The Ballad of Halo Jones Book Two and Bella at the Bar. In this week’s Prog (cover by Chris Weston) JUDGE DREDD: ELEVATOR PITCH by Rob WilliamsContinue reading Go Ape! 2000AD Prog 2089, out this week, Halo Jones and Bella collections follow from Rebellion

Bella at the Bar - SNIP

In Preview/ Review: Bella at the Bar Volume One

Written by Jenny McDade Art by John Armstrong On Sale: 12th July 2018, 114 Pages ISBN: 9781781086254 Publisher: Rebellion Publishing/ Treasury of British Comics The Book: Bella’s gymtastic adventure begins here! Bella Barlow is a young orphan with ambitions to be a world class gymnastic. She has the talent, but is hampered by her cruelContinue reading In Preview/ Review: Bella at the Bar Volume One

Charley's War Volume 1 - Rebellion Edition 2018 SNIP

Battle’s “Charley’s War” leads the charge for new Treasury of British Comics collections

Considered by many as the most important war story to appear in comics, a new definitive collection of Charley’s War to mark the centenary of the end of the World War One leads the 2018 schedule from Rebellion’s Treasury of British Comics. Celebrating a year since its launch in June 2017, the Treasury of BritishContinue reading Battle’s “Charley’s War” leads the charge for new Treasury of British Comics collections