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

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In Review: Comics Unstripped – An Exhibition of Original Comic Art

If you happen to find yourself in Kettering over the next two months, I can thoroughly recommend spending a little time to find the Alfred East Art Gallery (part of Kettering Museum), which is hosting the free Comics Unstripped exhibition until 20th August 2016. This exhibition features work from the US and British comic scene and honoursContinue reading In Review: Comics Unstripped – An Exhibition of Original Comic Art

Comics Unstripped True Brit Souvenir Booklet

Kettering hosts new comic exhibition featuring work by Frank Bellamy, Bill Sienkiewicz and Barry Windsor Smith

Kettering, Northamptonshire is currently the location of a free ‘Comics Unstripped!’ exhibition, examining the history of comics and graphic novels and featuring works by artist Frank Bellamy, who lived in the town and includes some examples from his work for the Daily Mirror strip Garth, TV Century 21‘s “Thunderbirds” and “Dan Dare” from the original Eagle.Continue reading Kettering hosts new comic exhibition featuring work by Frank Bellamy, Bill Sienkiewicz and Barry Windsor Smith

Art for the second online episode of Garth: The Z-File 2: Inferno! by Bill Storie, coloured by Ant Jones

An All-New “Garth” Story Continues the Mirror Hero’s Original Adventures

It’s been many years since the last official new Garth adventure appeared in the Britain’s national Daily Mirror but his many fans still hanker for his return – and now an unofficial continuation of the character, written and drawn by Bill Storie, coloured by Ant Jones, is being published online, with the blessing of the newspaper. Exclusive to the GarthContinue reading An All-New “Garth” Story Continues the Mirror Hero’s Original Adventures

In Memoriam: Dave Westaway – A Tribute by John Ridgway

  We’re saddened to report the passing of Eagle afficianado and comic collector and archivist Dave Westaway, a name that may only be familiar to a few reading this but whose contributions to the work of various groups, preserving and promoting British comics and characters, has been a vital part of UK fandom for many years.Continue reading In Memoriam: Dave Westaway – A Tribute by John Ridgway