David Sque

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… Read More ›

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… Read More ›

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… Read More ›

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… Read More ›

Lancaster Comics Day 2017: Full Line Up Announced (it will be more than a Roy of the Rovers moment!)

This year’s Lancaster Comics Day will be bringing some “Roy of the Rovers” moments to Lancaster in June, when special comic guests artist David Sque and writer and editor Barrie Tomlinson recall their time working on Britain’s best-loved and most… Read More ›

Roy of the Rovers comic artist David Sque confirmed for Lancaster Comics Day – making a rare comics convention appearance

The Lancaster Comics Day team have announced the appearance of Roy of the Rovers comic artist David Sque at Lancaster Comics Day 2017 (Sunday 11th June), who will be at the event alongside ROTR editor Barrie Tomlinson. Both creators – like… Read More ›

In Review: Preston North End – The Rise Of The Invincibles (and book launch news)

Bookings are being taken for seats and tables for the official launch of the new graphic novel Preston North End – The Rise Of The Invincibles, a full-colour, graphic history about the birth and early success of one of England’s most… Read More ›

Barrie Tomlinson reveals “Real Roy of the Rovers Stuff”, his new book on Britain’s best-loved football comic hero

Out on 3rd October from Pitch Publishing is Real Roy of the Rovers Stuff!: Roy’s True Story, a new book on one of British comics greatest characters, written by comics editor and writer Barrie Tomlinson, a man instrumental in the creation… Read More ›

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