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Creating a football comics graphic novel: publisher Michael Barrett set to share some secrets

Michael Barrett, writer and publisher of Preston North End – The Rise of the Invincibles, will be at the Preston’s Harris Museum & Library on Wednesday 12th September, giving an illustrated talk about the story behind the project featuring the work of Roy of the Rovers artist David Sque. “Making the Invincibles covers what inspired meContinue reading Creating a football comics graphic novel: publisher Michael Barrett set to share some secrets

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Comic Book Hero: Looking back on a time when celebrities courted comics, not the other way round!

In the 1960s, 70s and 80s, children’s comics were a massive part of a young person’s life. Comic Book Hero by former comics editor Barrie Tomlinson – out on 1st September 2017 – tells the story behind the production of comics such as Tiger, Scream, Speed and many more  of the he worked on, and he’sContinue reading Comic Book Hero: Looking back on a time when celebrities courted comics, not the other way round!

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In Review and In Pictures: Lancaster Comics Day 2017

Lancaster Comics Day started in 2015 and has been running every year since. A small, friendly event, it has built up a good reputation in the comics community and is providing an appealing alternative to some of the larger, less personal comic cons held in many of the bigger cities. The list of guests thisContinue reading In Review and In Pictures: Lancaster Comics Day 2017

A panel of Roy of the Rovers in action by David Sque, running onto a pass from Blackie Gray! Roy of the Rovers © Egmont UK

Roy of the Rovers artist David Sque visits Lancaster for rare UK appearance this weekend

This weekend David Sque, former Roy of the Rovers artist and illustrator of Rise of the Invincibles graphic novel, arrives in Lancaster from his home in Spain for two events. On Saturday 10th June, he’ll be at Waterstones, King Street, Lancaster, signing from 1.00pm. Both he and Invincibles author and publisher Michael Barett will be signing copiesContinue reading Roy of the Rovers artist David Sque visits Lancaster for rare UK appearance this weekend

Comic Book Hero: Working with Britain's Picture Strip Legends

First details of “Comic Book Hero: Working with Britain’s Picture Strip Legends” released

The first details of former Tiger and Roy of the Rovers editor Barrie Tomlinson‘s next book on British comics, Comic Book Hero: Working with Britain’s Picture Strip Legends, have been released. The book, published byPitch Publishing Ltd, goes on sale in September and looks to be a great follow up to his other recent work, Real RoyContinue reading First details of “Comic Book Hero: Working with Britain’s Picture Strip Legends” released