David Roach

More Trigan Empire, Hugo Pratt on their way from Treasury of British Comics

Two of comics’ most revered names headline the 2020 graphic novel schedule from the Treasury of British Comics. Don Lawrence’s Rise and Fall of the Trigan Empire and Hugo Pratt’s long-lost war comics published in War Picture Library are two… Read More ›

Snapshots in (Comics) Time: A Bethnal Green Newsagent, 1951

This photo of “S Lavner“, newsagent and tobacconist, situated at 241 Bethnal Green Road, E2, was taken in Bethnal Green by seminal British post-war artist, photographer, collagist, printmaker and teacher Nigel Henderson – and offers a fascinating snapshot of London’s… Read More ›

British Girls Comics “Mystery Artists” Identified!

Several “Mystery Artists” who worked on DC Thomson girls comics for decades, largely uncredited, have been identified, thanks to information received from various sources, including former staff at the Dundee-based comics publisher. Author and artist David Roach is trying to… Read More ›

Broadcaster Jonathan Ross joins campaign to preserve British Comics History and call for national Comics Museum

Comic artists, writers, editors, publishers, academics and broadcaster and comics collector Jonathan Ross gathered in person and by Skype at London’s Cartoon Museum this weekend (Saturday 2nd November 2019) to voice support for the preservation of British comics history, and… Read More ›

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