Roy of the Rovers: A Collector’s Guide

The recent release of longtime comics editor and writer Barrie Tomlinson‘s book Real Roy of the Rovers Stuff (Barrie himself talks about that project here, and Ian Wheeler’s review is here) made us wonder what other Roy of the Rovers books are out there for the collector. 2000AD publisher Rebellion has hinted they have major plansContinue reading Roy of the Rovers: A Collector’s Guide

A panel of Roy of the Rovers in action by David Sque, running onto a pass from Blackie Gray! Roy of the Rovers © Egmont UK

New Roy of the Rovers merchandise on its way?

Richard Pink, the Managing Director of Licensing Agent and Brand Licensing company Pink Key Consulting, now handling the licensing of numerous Egmont UK brands including their “Classic Comics”, has big plans for the publishing company’s best-known vintage brand – Roy of the Rovers. Pink Key Consulting is running the exclusive licensing programme for national treasure RoyContinue reading New Roy of the Rovers merchandise on its way?

Egmont Digital Comics (2012)

Egmont expands its digital collections with Misty, Battle and Scream stories

Egmont UK’s Classic Comics imprint was created to re-publish the wealth of classic comics in their archive. Four volumes of Roy the Rovers kicked off their e-comic publishing in June this year – and now they have announced the launch of further classics on popular comic series from the 1970s and 80s. A fifth RoyContinue reading Egmont expands its digital collections with Misty, Battle and Scream stories

Classic Comics: CHarley's War Part 1 (Egmont Digital Edition)

Egmont adds Charley’s War to its digital comic collections

Egmont UK’s Classic Comics imprint was created to re-publish the wealth of classic comics in their archive. Four volumes of Roy the Rovers kicked off their e-comic publishing in June this year – and now they have announced the launch of further classics on popular comic series from the 70s and 80s. A fifth RoyContinue reading Egmont adds Charley’s War to its digital comic collections

Tube Surfing: Pitching at Conventions, Classic Tempest and Comic Domination

• Anyone planning to attend the British International Comic Show to pitch work might be interested in Insomnia Publications Guide to pitching to them, which they hope will give creators a bit more help and confidence when it comes to knowing what they’re looking for. downthetubes also has some advice about portfolio preparation and pitchingContinue reading Tube Surfing: Pitching at Conventions, Classic Tempest and Comic Domination