Illustrators Special 2: War Is Hell - Cottonwool Commandos

In Review: Illustrators Special 2 – War Is Hell

For those of you that are aware of the Book Palace, you will hopefully also be aware of their in-house imprint which publishes Illustrators, a beautiful produced quarterly magazine dedicated to enhancing our knowledge of all things dealing with comics.  In fact, they call it Illustration art rather than comics and I am not inclinedContinue reading In Review: Illustrators Special 2 – War Is Hell

Jeff Bevan's first Commando cover for Issue 734 was reprinted for Issue 1932 - "Born To Be Brave"

Comic Creator Spotlight: The Art of Jeff Bevan

When our beloved editor John Freeman (or if you prefer, He Who Must Be Obeyed) mentioned that comic artist Jeff Bevan, perhaps best known for his cover work on Commando, has had little love on the internet, I was a bit stunned. Jeff’s work – both his many covers and comic strip work for aContinue reading Comic Creator Spotlight: The Art of Jeff Bevan

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Comic Creator Spotlight: Comic Artist Jim Watson

There are many comic artists that I have still to identify whose work I’ve enjoyed down the years. Others that I have identified and see that others also share my enjoyment of their work. But there are many more who are unsung heroes and I have been fortunate enough to have been able to identifyContinue reading Comic Creator Spotlight: Comic Artist Jim Watson

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Osprey and Commando join forces for New British War Comic Collaboration

  Osprey Publishing  and DC Thomson  have joined forces to create eight new Commando Comics graphic war novels. The new books – to be sold  globally through the Osprey/Bloomsbury distribution network – will consist of an original, fictional, full colour comic strip of 84 pages coupled with detailed historical information describing the featured conflict campaignContinue reading Osprey and Commando join forces for New British War Comic Collaboration