Art by Bill Baker

Eagle Daze: The Life and Times of Leonard James Matthews – Part Twelve

Leonard Matthews, General Managing Editor of Fleetway and the Eagle Group of Comics, was a Creative Visionary… but that, Roger Perry argues in his extensive biography of the man which continues here on downthetubes, is only due to him having utilised the ideas of others. In the final part of this twelve-part series, Roger Perry clarifiesContinue reading Eagle Daze: The Life and Times of Leonard James Matthews – Part Twelve

In Review: Illustrated British Classics Volume 1

Publisher: Book Palace BooksOut: Now The Book: The Illustrated British Classics: King Solomon’s Mines + Allan Quatermain + Montezuma’s Daughter features the talents of Jesus Blasco, Mike Hubbard, Cecil Doughty, Bill Baker and John Millar Watt (cover). The strips are reproduced from the original artboards and have never looked better. Based on the novels byContinue reading In Review: Illustrated British Classics Volume 1

Book Palace release "Illustrated British Classics"

Book Palace Books have just published Illustrated British Classics featuring some simply stunning-looking strips collecting three stories – King Solomon’s Mines, Allan Quatermain and Montezuma’s Daughter, each written by H Rider Haggard, the father of the lost-world genre. The three collected British comic strips that boast the talents of Jesus Blasco, perhaps best known forContinue reading Book Palace release "Illustrated British Classics"