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Rebellion dips its toe into the “Funny Pages” with Free Comic Book Day humour title

Rebellion has tapped into its funny bone for a new, all-ages Free Comic Book Day title, which marks its eighth year as a Silver Sponsor of Free Comic Book Day. Taking full of advantage of the huge number of humour comics and characters it now owns, including Buster, Cor!, Shiver and Shake, Whizzer and ChipsContinue reading Rebellion dips its toe into the “Funny Pages” with Free Comic Book Day humour title

“Power Pack of Ken Reid” Frankie Stein prints offered as Christmas incentive to buyers

If you haven’t already bought the brilliant Power Pack of Ken Reid collections release earlier this year, then there’s a new incentive to tempt you – some cracking Frankie Stein prints! Published by Irmantas Povilaika, the man behind the Kazoop! blog, the two volume set is an official collection of cartoonist Ken Reid’s contributions to Odhams comics ofContinue reading “Power Pack of Ken Reid” Frankie Stein prints offered as Christmas incentive to buyers

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In Review: The Power Pack of Ken Reid (in a word – brilliant!)

Earlier this year, after years of waiting, a crowdfunding campaign was launched to collect all of humour cartoonist Ken Reid‘s Odhams comic strips of the 1960s – featured in Wham!, Smash!, and Pow! – into a pair handsome official hardback books. Those collections have now been printed, I’ve received advance copies – and they are everything I expected them to be, justContinue reading In Review: The Power Pack of Ken Reid (in a word – brilliant!)

The POWer Pack of Ken Reid

Crowdfunding campaign on the way to bring Ken Reid’s Frankie Stein, The Nervs and more back to print

After years of waiting, fans of the brilliant cartoonist Ken Reid will be delighted to hear that an official collection of his contributions to Odhams comics of the 1960s –Wham!, Smash!, and Pow! – look set to be collected in two handsome official hardback books. The project is the work of Irmantas Povilaika, the man behind the Kazoop! blog, which hasContinue reading Crowdfunding campaign on the way to bring Ken Reid’s Frankie Stein, The Nervs and more back to print

Bank Holiday Reading: The 1976 Frankie Stein Holiday Special

Holiday Specials may be few and far between these days when it comes to British comics – it’s simply too expensive or publishers to “sell in” one shots, sadly. But this doesn’t mean you can’t dip into your collection and pick out some appropriate reading. Case in point – a rather battered, much-read copy ofContinue reading Bank Holiday Reading: The 1976 Frankie Stein Holiday Special