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Albion: Looking back at Wildstorm’s “British Invasion”

As Rebellion rolls out more classic comic collections and gears up for the second Vigilant special from Simon Furman and Simon Coleby, Luke Williams looks back at earlier revivals of some British comic characters… Rebellion are receiving plaudits for reviving and rebooting Fleetway properties, strips and characters that in some cases are fondly remembered andContinue reading Albion: Looking back at Wildstorm’s “British Invasion”

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Battle’s “Rat Pack” guest star in final issue of Rebellion’s Sniper Elite Resistance mini series!

Back in May, we reported 2000AD publisher Rebellion’s plans for Sniper Elite Resistance, a three-issue mini-series based on their games division’s bestselling World War Two game Sniper Elite, but for British war comic fans there’s now another reason to pick it up from comic shops… the “Rat Pack“, from Battle, are to guest star. DebutingContinue reading Battle’s “Rat Pack” guest star in final issue of Rebellion’s Sniper Elite Resistance mini series!

A panel from Rogue Trooper, drawn by Colin Wilson

This week’s Panel Borders: 2000AD alumni Colin Wilson and Jim Alexander interviewed

Starting a month of shows about ‘The Galaxy’s Greatest Comic’, Alex Fitch talks to a writer and an artist about their work in and after 2000AD. Colin Wilson discusses getting his first work on the periodical and drawing Judge Dredd and Rogue Trooper strips in the early 1980s, while writer Jim Alexander and artist PeteContinue reading This week’s Panel Borders: 2000AD alumni Colin Wilson and Jim Alexander interviewed

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British Comic Shop Releases (9th December 2014) – 2000AD clears the decks for all-new thrills!

  Here’s this week’s list of comics – both US and UK releases – on sale in specialist UK comic shops tomorrow, Wednesday 10th December 2014, courtesy of First Age Comics, Lancaster. We’ve picked out the titles published by British publishers in bold below, or titles with a British connection we’re aware of. It’s an important week overContinue reading British Comic Shop Releases (9th December 2014) – 2000AD clears the decks for all-new thrills!

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Colin Wilson, Frank Bellamy and Dan Dare

  Several years ago comic fan Matt Emery, who writes the Pikitia Press blog dedicated to the work of Australian and New Zealand cartoonists, had the opportunity to have a rummage through artist Colin Wilson‘s studio. “Amongst his fine collection of European comics and art I found a folder of clippings from Frank Bellamy’s runContinue reading Colin Wilson, Frank Bellamy and Dan Dare