Happy New Year from Score ‘n’ Roar star “Nipper”, who lives on – in Croatia! (and football comics are on the ‘keepy up’, too)

2018 has begun with a a reminder from 2000AD publisher Rebellion that Roy of the Rovers, one of the major British comic characters they now own, is returning (as we reported last September). But Roy isn’t the only football comic character enjoying new life beyond his original run. Nipper – star of the 1970s footballContinue reading Happy New Year from Score ‘n’ Roar star “Nipper”, who lives on – in Croatia! (and football comics are on the ‘keepy up’, too)

That Was the Comic Week That Was: 2000AD “Ultimate” launch, the perils of polybagged comics and the passing of a girls comic pioneer

A little later than planned, here are some items you may have missed on our site and beyond last week. Just in case you missed some of our British comics coverage… • Our most popular item last week was without doubt discussion about British Comics sales, although news of the launch of 2000AD: The UltimateContinue reading That Was the Comic Week That Was: 2000AD “Ultimate” launch, the perils of polybagged comics and the passing of a girls comic pioneer

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In Review: The Beautiful Game

Writer: Jason Quinn Artist: Lalit Kumar Sharma Inker: Jagdish Kumar Colourists: Vijay Sharma & Ashwani Kashyap Letterer: Bhavnath Chaudhary Publisher: Campfire Out: 7th September 2017 The Book: They call it the “beautiful game”, but there’s very little beauty when your club’s fighting for survival. Welcome to Sandford Town where you’ll meet the players, directors, manager,Continue reading In Review: The Beautiful Game

Arrow Video: The Hound of the Baskervilles

Celebrating Sherlock Holmes “The Hound of the Baskervilles” in comics as Blu-Ray Hammer film release announced

Arrow Video will release a Blu-Ray edition of Hammer Films‘ classic Sherlock Holmes adaptation, The Hound of the Baskervilles, on 1st June 2015, so we thought we’d chart some of the story’s comics retellings by way of marking the event. Sherlock Holmes is the most filmed character of all time – but it is arguably this 1959 re-tellingContinue reading Celebrating Sherlock Holmes “The Hound of the Baskervilles” in comics as Blu-Ray Hammer film release announced

In Review: World War One (Campfire History)

  by Alan Cowsill (Script) and Lalit Kumar Sharma (Art) Publisher: Campfire Out: 20th May 2014 (UK – out now in India) The Book: “The lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our time.” – Sir Edward Grey, British Foreign Secretary World War One, also known asContinue reading In Review: World War One (Campfire History)