“Dan Dare” for Eagle Volume One, Issue 22 SNIP

“Dan Dare” art and more in Chris Beetles Gallery 2019 Sale

A number of original Eagle comic “Dan Dare” artworks by Frank Hampson and the art team who worked on the earliest incarnation of the strip are currently being offered by the London-base Chris Beetles Gallery, as part of its “2019 Sale” of cartoons and illustrations.Continue reading “Dan Dare” art and more in Chris Beetles Gallery 2019 Sale

A familiar face provides the humour in this Peter Brookes cartoon. More info here. © Peter Brookes

Peter Brookes Exhibition opens at Chris Beetles Gallery

An exhibition of over 150 cartons by The Times’ political cartoonist Peter Brookes has just opened today at London’s Chris Beetles Gallery. All of the satirical works are up for sale. Peter Brookes was born in Liverpool in 1943, the son of an RAF officer. After failing to finish a three-year pilot’s course for the Royal Air Force in the 1960s, heContinue reading Peter Brookes Exhibition opens at Chris Beetles Gallery

Tomorrow Revisited: Frank Hampson Book Launch announced

The long-awaited art book Tomorrow Revisited by Alastair Crompton, focusing on the career of Dan Dare creator Frank Hampson, is to be launched at Chris Beetles Art Gallery on Tuesday 30th November 2010. Announced back in February and originally planned for release to mark the the 60th anniversary of Eagle back in April, Tomorrow RevisitedContinue reading Tomorrow Revisited: Frank Hampson Book Launch announced

Conservative Leader Cameron Focus of Cartoon Exhibition

Brilliant British cartoonists site Bloghorn draws our attention to two political cartoon exhibitions featuring cartoons lampooning Conservative leader David Cameron open in London next week, at the Chris Beetles Gallery and the Political Cartoon Gallery. Peter Brookes: The Best of Times, is at the Chris Beetles Gallery from Monday 12th October until the end ofContinue reading Conservative Leader Cameron Focus of Cartoon Exhibition

Tube Surfing 6 July 2009: Scotch Corner, Harker, Tom Baker, Bodysnatchers and Cricket

• Those pesky Scottish creators are attempting another coup of downthetubes with a reminder that Scotch Corner, a collection of Scottish artists, is up and running. The fine team from north of the border include Thomas Crielly, Gary Erskine, Andy Hepworth, Jon Hodgson and Graeme Neil Reid.“Every day there will be a new piece ofContinue reading Tube Surfing 6 July 2009: Scotch Corner, Harker, Tom Baker, Bodysnatchers and Cricket