Harold Johns

In Pictures: The Frank Hampson – The Man Who Drew Dan Dare Exhibition

An exhibition of art by Dan Dare creator Frank Hampson at The Atkinson, in Southport, Lancashire – where both the character and Eagle comic were “born” in the 1950s – is on now until March, and it’s well worth a visit. The exhibition covers all aspects of… Read More ›

Eagle Daze: The Life and Times of Leonard James Matthews – Part Three

Leonard Matthews, General Managing Editor of Fleetway and the Eagle Group of Comics, was a “Creative Visionary”… but that, Roger Perry argues in his extensive biography of the man which continues here on downthetubes, is only due to him having utilised… Read More ›

First ever British comic and original ‘Tornado’ logo in new Compalcomics auction

    The latest Compalcomics comic auction has just begun, offering its usual cracking offerings of British comics and artwork from days gone by – a wonderful selection of high grade and rare comics, artwork and merchandise.      … Read More ›

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