Janus Stark

Victorian escapologist Janus Stark returns in new collection!

Escapologist crime-fighter, Janus Stark, is back! The Treasury of British Comics has just announced a new special perfect-bound magazine, featuring the first adventures of the rubber-boned Victorian adventurer. “Behold, Janus Stark! Master of illusion, son of the unknown! No lock can fetter me… no rope or chain can bind my limbs!” The Incredible Adventures ofContinue reading Victorian escapologist Janus Stark returns in new collection!

The Vigilant Cover - SNIP

Who’s Who in Rebellion’s “The Vigilant” classic comic character revival – and who created the characters

Rebellion Publishing, owners of 2000AD, announced an all-new 48-page special title The Vigilant earlier this week, the lead strip written by Simon Furman, with art by Simon Coleby coloured by Len O’Grady. Breathing new life into Fleetway characters acquired  in 2016, the project is a further building block for the evolving “Rebellion-verse”, an interconnected worldContinue reading Who’s Who in Rebellion’s “The Vigilant” classic comic character revival – and who created the characters

Happy New Year from Score ‘n’ Roar star “Nipper”, who lives on – in Croatia! (and football comics are on the ‘keepy up’, too)

2018 has begun with a a reminder from 2000AD publisher Rebellion that Roy of the Rovers, one of the major British comic characters they now own, is returning (as we reported last September). But Roy isn’t the only football comic character enjoying new life beyond his original run. Nipper – star of the 1970s footballContinue reading Happy New Year from Score ‘n’ Roar star “Nipper”, who lives on – in Croatia! (and football comics are on the ‘keepy up’, too)

The Life and Work of Alberto Breccia by Ron Tiner

Comic Creator Spotlight: The Life and Work of Alberto Breccia – Part Two by Ron Tiner

He’s perhaps best known to British comic fans for his work through the Bardon Press Features office in Barcelona for Fleetway Edtions in the 1960s, first on Super Detective Picture Library Number 172 “Passport to Peril” (an adaptation of the novel, Assignment Helene by Edward S Aarons), drawing episodes of “Spy 13” and “Kit Carson” for the Cowboy Picture Library, among otherContinue reading Comic Creator Spotlight: The Life and Work of Alberto Breccia – Part Two by Ron Tiner

The Life and Work of Alberto Breccia by Ron Tiner

Comic Creator Spotlight: The Life and Work of Alberto Breccia – Part One by Ron Tiner

He’s perhaps best known to British comic fans for his work through the Bardon Press Features office in Barcelona for Fleetway Edtions in the 1960s, first on Super Detective Picture Library Number 172 “Passport to Peril” (an adaptation of the novel, Assignment Helene by Edward S Aarons), drawing episodes of “Spy 13” and “Kit Carson” for the Cowboy Picture Library, among otherContinue reading Comic Creator Spotlight: The Life and Work of Alberto Breccia – Part One by Ron Tiner