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Flash Gordon 40th Anniversary movie figures in the works from BIG Chief Studios

BIG Chief Studios Ltd – the company also behind some smashing Doctor Who and Thunderbirds figures – has announced a licensing deal with Hearst Holdings, King Features Syndicate Division, via Allsorts Licensing, to produce a range of high-end collectables based on the cult classic 1980 movie Flash Gordon. Based on the King Features comic stripContinue reading Flash Gordon 40th Anniversary movie figures in the works from BIG Chief Studios

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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 FUTURE’ “Chin Up Silver! We’ve Got Out Of Other Tough Spots…!” The roundly-solid blue spaceshipContinue reading British Comic Heroes: Swift Morgan – The First Brit in Space? – and artist Denis McLoughlin

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Rare Al Williamson interview resurfaces thanks to Classic UK Comic Zines archive site

An influential 1960s Irish fan publication offering a fascinating interview with artist Al Williamson has just been added to the brilliant Classic UK Comic Zines archive site run by David Hathaway-PriceContinue reading Rare Al Williamson interview resurfaces thanks to Classic UK Comic Zines archive site

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Daily Mirror comic star Garth adventures continue in latest Comics Revue magazine

The August 2018 issue of Comics Revue is on sale now, with a cover by Jeremy MacPherson featuring Flash Gordon. This issue includes another Garth story by Modesty Blaise creator Peter O’Donnell, “Garth in Hollywood”, drawn by Steve Dowling and John Allard, first published in 1953. Published by Rick Norwood, each bi-monthly issue of ComicsContinue reading Daily Mirror comic star Garth adventures continue in latest Comics Revue magazine

Comics Revue Issue 365-366 (Double Issue) - Cover

In Review: Comics Revue Issue 365 – 366

Title: Comics Revue Issue Number: 365 – 366 (October – November 2016) Complete Stories: Flash Gordon, Rick O’Shay, Sir Bagby and Krazy Kat Continued Comics Series: Modesty Blaise, The Phantom (Daily Strip & Sunday Strip), Flash Gordon, Steve Roper, Rick O’Shay, Tarzan, Alley OOP, Steve Canyon, Buz Sawyer and Gasoline Alley Publisher: Manuscript Press CoverContinue reading In Review: Comics Revue Issue 365 – 366