Dennis Gifford

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 ›

British Comic Heroes: Swift Morgan – The First Brit in Space? – and artist Denis McLoughlin

He was Britain’s first genuine picture-strip SF hero, his adventures launched in far-off 1948, visualised by the legendary Denis McLoughlin. Now, Andrew Darlington explores the full, complex, and fascinating history of Swift Morgan… ‘FAST ACTION IN THE WORLDS OF THE… Read More ›

Duran Duran, David Cassidy Look-In art and more goes under the hammer

A huge auction at Stroud Auction Rooms this week, offering antique guns, Hornby trains, art prints (including a Battle of Britain print by Frank Wooton), also features a number of comic art pages from Look-In and other comics featuring top TV characters and… Read More ›

Blast from the Past: Miracleman creator Mick Anglo’s “Captain Valiant”

Here’s an intriguing character drawn by from Marvelman – sorry, Miracleman – creator Mick Anglo: “Captain Valiant, Ace of the Interplanetary Police Patrol”, published by the London-based Arnold Book Company in the early 1950s. Space Comics began with Issue 50 in 1953… Read More ›

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