Brian Bolland’s 1970’s take on Doctor Who revealed in next Vworp! Vworp!

The story behind some terrific Doctor Who strip samples created by Brian Bolland, drawn in the 1970s, will be revealed in the next issue of independent Who comics zine, Vworp! Vworp!Continue reading Brian Bolland’s 1970’s take on Doctor Who revealed in next Vworp! Vworp!

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“Van Helsing’s Terror Tales” softback edition available now

Author, comics and magazine publisher Dez Skinn has released a new softback edition of his  “Van Helsing’s Terror Tales“, featuring strips first published in House of Hammer back in the 1970s. Dez released a limietd edition hardback edition back in 2018, which sold out almost immediately, so has now produced this new edition. The HouseContinue reading “Van Helsing’s Terror Tales” softback edition available now

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A snapshot of British Comics Fandom in 1970: Fantasy Advertiser #32

David Hathaway-Price continues his brilliant UK Classic Comic Zines project to digitise British comic fanzines across several decades, from their early beginnings in the 1960s and 70s as hand printed low print run titles to more sophisticated, slick looking publications in the 1980s and beyond – adding a ground-breaking Issue of Fantasy Advertiser his invaluable web site.Continue reading A snapshot of British Comics Fandom in 1970: Fantasy Advertiser #32

Magazine editor Dave Reeder, on a press trip in Italy in 2015. Via Facebook

In Memoriam: Dave Reeder, magazine editor and comics collector

Last month, I was shocked to learn of the passing of longtime comics and music collector, writer, journalist and longtime magazine editor Dave Reeder in November 2018 after a long battle with various health issuesContinue reading In Memoriam: Dave Reeder, magazine editor and comics collector

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Paying it Forward: The Road to the Breakthrough Project by Tim Pilcher

Breakthrough project co-ordinator Tim Pilcher talks about the people who helped him find his feet in the comics industry, and how that has led to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival’s innovative new project to develop new comics talent… As reported earlier, Breakthrough is an 18-month mentoring initiative set up by the Lakes International ComicContinue reading Paying it Forward: The Road to the Breakthrough Project by Tim Pilcher