The Spring Featured Auction at US auction house Comic Link starts closing next week – and along with rare US comics includes a wide range of original art, from creators that include British artists Simon Bisley, Alan Davis, Dave Gibbons, Bryan Hitch, Tula Lotay and Barry Windsor-Smith. Art by American artists – among them DarwynContinue reading Simon Bisley “Slaine” art offered (and much more) in latest Comic Link auction
US channel HBO has released its first a teaser trailer for a new series based on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons seminal 12-part comic series Watchmen. Set in an alternate history where “superheroes” are treated as outlaws, this drama series from executive producer Damon Lindelof embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel ofContinue reading HBO releases WATCHMEN Official Tease
There are some amazing items of original comic art and illustration in the next Heritage Auctions Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction taking place in Chicago (16th – 18th May), including work by Carl Barks, Brian Bolland, Alan Davis and Paul Neary, Steve Dillon, Hal Foster, Dave Gibbons, Jack Kirby, Mike Mignola, Frank Miller, Moebius,Continue reading Upcoming Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction offers Frazetta, Gibbons, Kirby and more
At the end of last year I revealed a ‘lost’ British comics character, Jet Jason, created as a British Airways mascot and initially brought to life for Fleetwings, the official magazine of British Airways Junior Jet Club by writer Donne Avenell, and artist Dave Gibbons in the early 1980s, before he started drawing mainly forContinue reading British Airways “Jet Jason” – rare merchandise featuring Dave Gibbons art uncovered!
April 1950 saw the publication of the first issue of the weekly boy’s comic, Eagle. It was an immediate success with its mixture of historical, modern-day and futuristic adventure strips with some humour plus factual articles and cutaways, and, unlike so many of its weekly story paper competitors, it was big, bold and colourful. TheContinue reading Replacing Eagle: The Comics That Didn’t Make It – Part 1 Lost Eagle and Lightning