Comics Writer James Tomlinson

Creating Comics: An Interview with Eagle and Battle writer James Tomlinson

Ahead of his first ever appearance at a comics event (Swapmeet #5 on Saturday 28th September 2019, in Watford) I caught up with one of the guests of honour, James Tomlinson. James – son of Eagle, Tiger and Roy of the Rovers editor Barrie Tomlinson – has written the adventures of some of Britain’s mostContinue reading Creating Comics: An Interview with Eagle and Battle writer James Tomlinson

2000AD Prog 204 (1981) Cover SNIP

Mike McMahon Judge Dredd art breaks ComPal’s sales record for 2000AD art

A seminal piece of 2000AD cover art by Mick McMahon featuring Judge Dredd sold for staggering £9600 in the latest ComPal auction. As we noted in our preview of the auction, the art first appeared as the cover of 2000AD Prog 204 back in 1981, the sale set a new record for the London-based auction house.Continue reading Mike McMahon Judge Dredd art breaks ComPal’s sales record for 2000AD art

2000AD Prog 204 (1981) Cover SNIP

Classic 2000AD “Dredd” cover art by Mick McMahon on offer in latest Compal Comics auction

Compal Comics have just launched their August/September auction catalogue – and as usual there are some great items on offer, including a terrific  “Judge Dredd” 2000AD cover by Mick McMahon, more original art by Frank Bellamy, a Dandy No.1 – and some rare US BATMANIA zines from the early 1960s. This auction showcases a furtherContinue reading Classic 2000AD “Dredd” cover art by Mick McMahon on offer in latest Compal Comics auction

"Ragtime Soldier" by Pat Mills with art by Gary Welsh and Phil Vaughan

First Look: “Ragtime Soldier”, a new World War One comic from Pat Mills

Pat Mills, creator of 2000AD and co-creator and writer of the classic World War One strip “Charley’s War” for Battle, has revealed the first page of his new anti-war story, “Ragtime Soldier“, featuring art by Gary Welsh and Phil Vaughan. The story is the lead strip in an upcoming anthology, part of a Heritage LotteryContinue reading First Look: “Ragtime Soldier”, a new World War One comic from Pat Mills

Battle - Charley's War - cover dated 11th July 1981 SNIP

Charley’s War Battle “In the Trenches” Cover offered on eBay

There’s a great opportunity to get hold of an original “Charley’s War” Battle cover by Joe Colquhoun on eBay right now – and, unlike a number of Joe’s covers, this one will definitely sell. Rather than open bids at the often £500 price point, the seller, who is donating some of the proceeds to PendlesideContinue reading Charley’s War Battle “In the Trenches” Cover offered on eBay