A panel from "Robot Archie" in Lion. If you look closely, in the bottom right hand corner artist Ted Kearon has managed to sneak his name in! This is from the issue cover dated 15th July 1967. With thanks to Bambos Georgiou

Why Rebellion’s acquisition of IPC’s “classic comics” is great news for fans

David McDonald of Hibernia Comics, publishers of a number of limited edition collections and Archive books, assesses the impact Rebellion’s purchase of the IPC comics archive from TI Media and what it may mean for fans of British comics… The news last week that 2000AD publisher Rebellion bought all of the pre-1969 Amalgamated Press/IPC propertiesContinue reading Why Rebellion’s acquisition of IPC’s “classic comics” is great news for fans

Hibernia Comics teases upcoming British comic Collection plan, New Comic Archive

Work is continuing on Hibernia Comics new releases, following up on the independent publisher’s terrific The Fleetway Files book. David McDonald has announced their next release will be another collection, then another Comic Archive. “I’m also very excited to be working on an interview with a prolific Spanish artist for a future collection,” he teases.Continue reading Hibernia Comics teases upcoming British comic Collection plan, New Comic Archive

The Fleetway Files - Promo

Hibernia’s Fleetway Files, an incredible history of British comics, flies off the shelves!

  New from independent publisher Hibernia is the brilliant The Fleetway Files, the fourth release in the publisher’s  ‘Comic Archive’ series. It’s an utterly brilliant guide to the background behind some of Britain’s best-loved comics, crammed with amazing interviews and features. It’s also selling its limited print run fast – so if you want a copy,Continue reading Hibernia’s Fleetway Files, an incredible history of British comics, flies off the shelves!

Eagle Adventure Special #1 - Cover

Eagle Flies Again, thanks to Hibernia Comics

The Eagle Flies Again. 34 years ago this month, classic British adventure comic the Eagle was relaunched under the stewardship of Barrie Tomlinson and David Hunt. It featured an enviable lineup of characters and creators and ran for nearly 12 years, creating a new generation of Eagle fans. Now, the Eagle is back! Hibernia – whoContinue reading Eagle Flies Again, thanks to Hibernia Comics

The opening page of a lost Grant Morrison and John M. Burns story, "Johnny O'Hara", intended for a fortnightly comic, Fantastic Adventure, that was dropped in favour of MASK by IPC/Fleetway.

Hibernia Comics uncovers “Lost Stories” for new Comic Archive

Hibernia Comics, publishers of the terrific collections of classic British strips such as The House of Daemon and Doomlord have a new project in the works that has turned up some interesting “lost” gems from Britain’s rich comics history – including “Johnny O’Hara“, a strip by Grant Morrison, drawn by John M. Burns, that neverContinue reading Hibernia Comics uncovers “Lost Stories” for new Comic Archive