Axa, Robot Archie, Sanjulian art and more up for auction

Quite by chance, I came across an interesting auction of Original Comic Art on Catwiki which ends tomorrow but includes a few items by British creators and a huge range of art by some well known European artists, including an “Axa” strip by Enrique Badia Romero and a “Robot Archie” page by Ted Kearon, from Lion.Continue reading Axa, Robot Archie, Sanjulian art and more up for auction

AXA: Battle for the Serpent Gate – movie promotional activity ramps up

Los Angeles-based Saturn Harvest is ramping up work on its Axa movie project, AXA: Battle for the Serpent Gate, based on the newspaper strip first published in the British newspaper The Sun from 1978 to 1986, written by the late Donne Avenell and drawn by Enrique Badia Romero. Alongside the $100 million movie project, whichContinue reading AXA: Battle for the Serpent Gate – movie promotional activity ramps up

The art for the final Modesty Blaise daily comic strip, #10183 by Enrique Romero. Unlike the printed version, the original art appears without the word balloons. The gist of the dialogue is that Modesty and Willie plan to unearth a treasure (the one left buried at the end of the book "A Taste for Death") and anonymously donate it to the Salvation Army, and to take a break from adventuring. The final exchange at sunset: Modesty says, "No villains, no victims, no blood sweat and tears... we'll take a little break, Willie love, just you and me." Willie replies, "Best bit of all, princess..."

Titan Books completes its “Modesty Blaise” collections with “The Killing Game”

We’ve been remiss in not noting – and celebrating – the completion of Titan Books collections of the Modesty Blaise newspaper strips with the release of The Killing Game last month. Spanning 28 collections in this series, Titan have now published every Modesty Blaise newspaper strip, complemented by background articles and information on the comicContinue reading Titan Books completes its “Modesty Blaise” collections with “The Killing Game”

Modesty Blaise: Distance

In Review: Modesty Blaise – The Killing Distance

By Peter O’Donnell (Script) & Enrique Badia Romero (Art) Publisher: Titan Books Out: Now The Book:┬áContinuing the only complete collection of Modesty Blaise adventures! The return of the ass-kicking femme fatale. Full of classic action and adventure and dripping with 60’s chic. In the first story we see the return of fan-favourite character Guido BiganzoliContinue reading In Review: Modesty Blaise – The Killing Distance