Ally Sloper Issue One - "Swade" Page One by Frank Bellamy SNIP

“Swade” – the Last New Work of Artist Frank Bellamy?

Comic artist Frank Bellamy died suddenly on 5th July 1976, at the height of his powers. He left behind a body of work that included strips such as “Heros the Spartan” and “Dan Dare” for Eagle, “Thunderbirds” for TV Century 21, memorable “Doctor Who” illustrations for the Radio Times , “Garth” for the Daily MirrorContinue reading “Swade” – the Last New Work of Artist Frank Bellamy?

Hot Lead Issue 2 - Cover

Frank Bellamy featured in latest “Hot Lead” magazine

Justin Marriott publishes a series of terrific fanzines through Amazon’s Createspace service which are primarily dedicated to vintage paperbacks, but often cross over into comics material. The latest example of this is Hot Lead, which although mainly focused on vintage western paperbacks, has a lengthy article on comic artist Frank Bellamy’s western comics and anContinue reading Frank Bellamy featured in latest “Hot Lead” magazine

Eagle Times Volume 31 - Number 1 - Cover - SNIP

New Eagle Times explores classic comics beyond “Eagle”, examines lost Frank Bellamy strip

The latest issue of Eagle Times, the quarterly journal of the Eagle Society – is available now from the organisation. While remaining dedicated to the memory of Britain’s national picture strip weekly Eagle, the team behind the Society have made a decsiion to begin to expand the remit of their magazine, covering other classic British stripsContinue reading New Eagle Times explores classic comics beyond “Eagle”, examines lost Frank Bellamy strip

Swift comic in the spotlight in new Eagle Times

The latest issue of Eagle Times (Volume 30 No 3) is out now, the latest release from the long-established Eagle Society dedicated to Eagle comic and its many creators and strips. This issue includes features on Eagle‘s companion paper Swift, science fiction films in the original Eagle‘s time, the changing front page of Eagle, aContinue reading Swift comic in the spotlight in new Eagle Times

Frank Bellamy Garth Daily Comic Strip J214

Frank Bellamy “Garth” strip sells for over $600 at Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions offered this Frank Bellamy Garth daily comic strip first published in the Daily Mirror in 1975 in its latest auction at the weekend, which sold for over $650. J214 dated 8-29-75 sees Garth use a pilot’s trick to throw the bad guys around. The strip was produced in ink over graphite on illustration boardContinue reading Frank Bellamy “Garth” strip sells for over $600 at Heritage Auctions