Lee Sullivan and Mike Noble at Andercon 2014. Photo courtesy Lee Sullivan.

In Memoriam: Look-In and TV21 artist Mike Noble

We’re sorry to report the passing of veteran artist Mike Noble, perhaps best known for his work on the British weekly comics TV Century 21 – drawing strips such as “Fireball XL5“, “Captain Scarlet” and “Star Trek” and Look-In – working on strips such as “The Famous Five“, “Follyfoot“,  “Robin of Sherwood“, “Timeslip” and many more.Continue reading In Memoriam: Look-In and TV21 artist Mike Noble

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In Review: Spaceship Away 44

The first issue of Spaceship Away for 2018 has been out for a few weeks now but this is the first chance I’ve had to give it a plug. Wrapped in a smashing new piece of Dan Dare related art by Graham Bleathman (which also features as the magazine’s centrespread), the issue continues Tim Booth‘sContinue reading In Review: Spaceship Away 44

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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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A Cutaway Above: An interview with Captain Scarlet artist Graham Bleathman

Following up on our recent review of the Haynes Captain Scarlet Agents’s Manual – a great new guide to the Gerry Anderson show celebrating its 50th anniversary – we caught up with cutaway artist Graham Bleathman, whose impressive visuals form a major element to the book, written by Sam Denham. Graham Bleathman is one ofContinue reading A Cutaway Above: An interview with Captain Scarlet artist Graham Bleathman

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In Review: Captain Scarlet – Spectrum Agents’ Manual

By Sam Dunham, illustrated by Graham Bleathman Publisher: Haynes Out: Now The Book: The SPV, Angel Interceptor, Cloudbase and associated Spectrum and World Security vehicles, detailed in cutaways… This fascinating manual is a technical guide to Spectrum, the global security service of 2068, and features background information, a history of its creation, profiles of leadingContinue reading In Review: Captain Scarlet – Spectrum Agents’ Manual