People First Merseyside Charity Auction - art by Simon Bisley

Charity Auction offers 30 comic artworks by Bisley, Jock, McCrea and many more

The latest People First Merseyside Charity Auction, which ends Saturday 8th December, is offering 30 unique pieces of original comic art from some of the top names in comics to raise money for people with learning difficultiesContinue reading Charity Auction offers 30 comic artworks by Bisley, Jock, McCrea and many more

2000AD 2033 Scarlet Traces: Cold War Book 2 - Part 11

In Review: 2000AD Prog 2033 – Dumb Learner Drivers and Echoes of “Charley’s War”

Rich Mega-City One “learner drivers” look like they’re about to get a deadly comeuppance as Judge Dredd investigates a missing person case in this week’s thrill-packed 2000AD, with art from Brendan McCarthy putting a suitably macabre spin on the story from TC Eglington. “Hoverrods” kicks off a jam-packed Prog on sale now in all goodContinue reading In Review: 2000AD Prog 2033 – Dumb Learner Drivers and Echoes of “Charley’s War”

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Jack Kirby to be celebrated in new book “Kirby & Me” as centenary looms

A crowdfunding project to fund a new book celebrating the life of Jack Kirby is gathering pace, which if successful, will include contributions from British comic creators such as Brendan McCarthy and John McCrea, as well as a host of internationally-accliamed talent.   US comic creator Jack Kirby is famous for having created or co-created someContinue reading Jack Kirby to be celebrated in new book “Kirby & Me” as centenary looms

It's Ghastly! - Cover

In Review: It’s Ghastly, the untimely demise of “Scream!” (Not for the nervous…)

Greetings mortals! Don’t expect an objective review of It’s Ghastly, the new Comic Archive from Hibernia Comics (their third), because I’ve been waiting for this publication for over 30 years. I was absolutely the right age to be into Fleetway Editions short-lived weekly horror comic, Scream!, when it first came out and I devoured each issue withContinue reading In Review: It’s Ghastly, the untimely demise of “Scream!” (Not for the nervous…)

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Scream! in the spotlight: a wonderfully ghastly new Comic Archive from Hibernia Comics!

We’ll be running a fuller review of this cracking new title from Hibernia Comics soon, but I couldn’t not give an early plug to their latest brilliant ‘Comic Archive’, It’s Ghastly, the untimely demise of Scream!, on sale now. The third in the ‘Comic Archive’ series takes a detailed look at the dark underside of BritishContinue reading Scream! in the spotlight: a wonderfully ghastly new Comic Archive from Hibernia Comics!