Artist Carlos Pino has unearthed a fascinating letter from longtime Fleetway editor Ted Bensberg, dating the end of originated strips for the original runs of titles such as War and Battle Picture Library – just as further details emerge about Book Palace Books next Fleetway Picture Library Classics titles. The comics had the same format as DCContinue reading New Fleetway Picture Library collections announced, past publishing secrets revealed
Book Palace Books are working in partnership with Rebellion to publish a number of limited edition “Fleetway Picture Library Classics” comic collections, bringing strips such as “Jet Ace Logan” back into the limelight.
These collections are in addition to their ongoing Illustrators magazine, which will highlight work of artists such as 2000AD’s John Michael Burns and others.Continue reading Space hero Jet Ace Logan returns in new limited edition collection
For those of you that are aware of the Book Palace, you will hopefully also be aware of their in-house imprint which publishes Illustrators, a beautiful produced quarterly magazine dedicated to enhancing our knowledge of all things dealing with comics. In fact, they call it Illustration art rather than comics and I am not inclinedContinue reading In Review: Illustrators Special 2 – War Is Hell
Book Palace Books is to publish a special issue of Illustrators magazine devoted to Trigan Empire and Storm artist Don Lawrence, offering a comprehensive look at this incredible comic artist’s career. Don, who died in 2003, is best known for his comic strips “The Rise and Fall of the Trigan Empire” published in the weekly titlesContinue reading Book Palace announces Illustrators magazine special devoted to Trigan Empire, Storm artist Don Lawrence
A spread of “Heros the Spartan” art by Frank Bellamy published in Eagle in 1963 is currently being offered on the US auction site Heritage Auctions. The spread from the weekly comic appeared in Volume 14 (Issue 22, issue cover dated June 1st, 1963), and was previously owned by comics collector and forthright advocate ofContinue reading Frank Bellamy “Heros the Spartan” Art Goes Under the Hammer