"Satellite Control" - cover art by Frank Hampson for Grande Enciclopedia della Fantascienza N.54, published by Editoriale Del Drago in 1981

Frank Hampson “Dan Dare” inspired rarity surfaces at Italian auction house

Italian auction house Urania is hosting a sale of original comic art and illustration in Parma on 11th May 2019 – and it includes a number of items by British artists including a Dan Dare-inspired artwork by Frank Hampson, alongside art by John Bolton, Greg Staples, Sydney Jordan and others. On offer by Frank HampsonContinue reading Frank Hampson “Dan Dare” inspired rarity surfaces at Italian auction house

An early dummy cover for "AD2000", cover artist unknown

Happy Birthday, 2000AD (your “Official” birthday, that is)

Happy Birthday 2000AD! The Galaxy’s Greatest Comic is celebrating its 40th birthday today with the release of the 2000AD 40th Anniversary Special and 2000AD Prog 2019 in newsagents, comic shops and various digital platforms. More information below! Technically, it’s actually “Happy Birthday Judge Dredd“, who appeared in Prog Two, which was on sale today 40 years ago.Continue reading Happy Birthday, 2000AD (your “Official” birthday, that is)

2000AD Prog 1921

British Comic Shop Releases (11th March 2015) – Dark Judges and the Final Incal

  Here’s our (slightly belated) weekly list of both British and US comics on sale this week in comic shops (Wednesday 11th March 2015). It complements our monthly lost of new graphic novel releases which you can find here for March 2015. There’s some great book releases in comic shops this month (some already on sale through regular book shops),Continue reading British Comic Shop Releases (11th March 2015) – Dark Judges and the Final Incal

Doc Savage Archives Hard Cover Volume 1 Curtis Mag Era

British Comic Shop Releases (21st January 2015) – New Doctor Who, Fables … and Moore!

    Here’s this week’s list of comics – both US and UK releases – on sale in specialist UK comic shops tomorrow, Wednesday 21st January 2015. We’ve picked out the titles published by British publishers in bold below, or titles with a British connection we’re aware of, including cover artists. One item that may well beContinue reading British Comic Shop Releases (21st January 2015) – New Doctor Who, Fables … and Moore!

Sneak Preview – 2000AD Prog 1913 (On Sale Wednesday 14th January)

  2000AD Prog 1913 – on sale in newsagents, comic shops and digitally 14th January 2015 – delivers another high quality issue of the last remaining British SF adventure weekly, wrapped in a cover by Neil Roberts that has real impact and will jump out at you from the shelves. The issue has some horror, humour and action asContinue reading Sneak Preview – 2000AD Prog 1913 (On Sale Wednesday 14th January)