Classics Illustrated World War Specials

Web Find: Classics Illustrated World War Specials with John M. Burns covers

Back in 2014, Classic Comic Store published two Classics Illustrated special issues, re-publishing some of their World War-inspired material, but what I missed back then is that both feature new covers by ace British artist John M. Burns. Running to 100 pages each, both titles are reprint inside and both are still available, from bothContinue reading Web Find: Classics Illustrated World War Specials with John M. Burns covers

Classic Comics presentes "The Three Musketeers"

BBC Radio 4 Celebrates 70 years of Classics Illustrated 

BBC Radio 4 has been celebrating 70 years of Classics Illustrated with a special programme about the comic, broadcast earlier today, and available now through iPlayer. Marking the 70th anniversary of the comic book Classics Illustrated, actor Bill Paterson explores the publication’s impact and recent revival on Britain’s bookshelves. Classics Illustrated, the comic book adaptationsContinue reading BBC Radio 4 Celebrates 70 years of Classics Illustrated 

A house ad for for DC Comics reprint of Dr No, which was published in Showcase #43 in early 1963, with a cover by Bob Brown. Via Comics Outghta Be Fun.

James Bond returns to comics in 2015, top British comic artists involved

  James Bond is returning to comics. US publisher Dynamite Entertainment, has announced their partnership with Ian Fleming Publications Ltd., the company that owns and administers the literary copyright of Ian Fleming’s published works, including his fourteen James Bond books. Under their agreement, negotiated by Jonny Geller of Curtis Brown, Dynamite has been granted worldwide rightsContinue reading James Bond returns to comics in 2015, top British comic artists involved

Classics Illustrated on BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 FM are broadcasting a 30 minute documentary looking at seventy years of the American comicbook series Classics Illustrated on Tuesday 25 October 2011 at 1130. As the first issue, The Three Musketeers, was originally published in October 1941 and actor Bill Paterson presents the documentary marking the 70th anniversary of the seriesContinue reading Classics Illustrated on BBC Radio 4

Comic Expo Countdown…

There’s just one week to go until the 2009 Bristol International Comic Expo (featuring the Small Press Expo) at the Ramada Plaza Hotel on 9th and 10th May 2009 (and Mercure Holland House Hotel (Sat 9th only) and whilst the full allocation of two-day tickets are long gone, a very limited number of other tickets:Continue reading Comic Expo Countdown…