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In Memoriam: 2000AD, comic creators and fans pay tribute to artist Ron Smith

British comic creators, publishers and fans have paid tribute to Judge Dredd artist and former Spitfire pilot Ron Smith, who passed away aged 90 early yesterday, after a long battle with Parkinson’s. Ron began his long and much-admired creative career… Read More ›

Looking Back: Exploring The World of Tomorrow in DC Thomson’s “Big Five” boys comics

Notoriously secretive DC Thomson still publish Beano and Commando, but their past comics included The Dandy and weekly anthology titles aimed at boys such as Hotspur and Adventure.  These specialised in sports, school and war stories, but also, occasionally, there… Read More ›

A Different Type of Star – Rejuvenating DC Thomson’s Red Star for a New Era

General Jumbo, The Smasher and  Supercats are just some of the classic British heroes back in print right now, thanks to a team of Scottish comic creators, DC Thomson and Comic Heroes magazine. As we previously reported, The Glasgow League of Writers has teamed up with publisher DC… Read More ›

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