TV21 243

TV21 243, a special continuation of the original Gerry Anderson-inspired comic, offered again

The Official Gerry Anderson Store is selling copies of TV21 No. 243 – an “alternate universe” continuation of the first series of classic 1960s comic TV21, originally produced as part of the Supermarionation Blu-Ray and DVD release by Network, back in 2014. Positing a world in which TV21 never merged with the short-lived Joe 90Continue reading TV21 243, a special continuation of the original Gerry Anderson-inspired comic, offered again

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Osprey and Commando join forces for New British War Comic Collaboration

  Osprey Publishing  and DC Thomson  have joined forces to create eight new Commando Comics graphic war novels. The new books – to be sold  globally through the Osprey/Bloomsbury distribution network – will consist of an original, fictional, full colour comic strip of 84 pages coupled with detailed historical information describing the featured conflict campaignContinue reading Osprey and Commando join forces for New British War Comic Collaboration

Supermarionation - Complete Exploded Box - Final

TV21 revived for one special Supermarionation celebration by Network

Network, the DVD and Blu-Ray label, has released a limited Blu-Ray edition of the wonderful Supermarionation documentary produced by Stephen La Riviere that includes  TV21 243, an alternate edition of the top selling comic from the 1960s; one in which Joe 90 became part of the title’s line up, not a separate comic. It features strips fromContinue reading TV21 revived for one special Supermarionation celebration by Network

A scheming wizard, by Gerry Embleton. Art © Gerry Embleton

Creator Spotlight: Gerry Embleton

I had a quick phone call with ace artist John Ridgway today, discussing colouring comics, Commando and one of our favourite topics, favourite comic creators, which today included the great pulp magazine artist Alden MacWiliams (whose credits included Twin Earths, Space Cadet and  Star Trek) and the brilliant British illustrator, Gerry Embleton. Gerry Embleton (theContinue reading Creator Spotlight: Gerry Embleton

Boys' World: Ticket to Adventure

Bear Alley Books releases Boys’ World: Ticket to Adventure

Bear Alley Books, run by ace comics archivist Steve Holland, is to publish a guide to the the seminal British comic Boys’ World on 9th September – and if you order before 2nd September you can get a 10 per cent discount on the cover price. Boys’ World is one of the most fondly rememberedContinue reading Bear Alley Books releases Boys’ World: Ticket to Adventure