2018 has begun with a a reminder from 2000AD publisher Rebellion that Roy of the Rovers, one of the major British comic characters they now own, is returning (as we reported last September). But Roy isn’t the only football comic character enjoying new life beyond his original run. Nipper – star of the 1970s footballContinue reading Happy New Year from Score ‘n’ Roar star “Nipper”, who lives on – in Croatia! (and football comics are on the ‘keepy up’, too)
Artist Russ Leach has just posted these wonderful pages drawn for a Doctor Who Adventures story in progress when the comic was sadly cancelled. The story was scripted by Kieron Moore and was a casualty of the title’s low sales, despite inventive and enjoyable work on the Panini UK title. The strip had reached asContinue reading “Lost” Doctor Who strip materialises
A little later than planned, here are some items you may have missed on our site and beyond last week. Just in case you missed some of our British comics coverage… • Our most popular item last week was without doubt discussion about British Comics sales, although news of the launch of 2000AD: The UltimateContinue reading That Was the Comic Week That Was: 2000AD “Ultimate” launch, the perils of polybagged comics and the passing of a girls comic pioneer
Writer: Jason Quinn Artist: Lalit Kumar Sharma Inker: Jagdish Kumar Colourists: Vijay Sharma & Ashwani Kashyap Letterer: Bhavnath Chaudhary Publisher: Campfire Out: 7th September 2017 The Book: They call it the “beautiful game”, but there’s very little beauty when your club’s fighting for survival. Welcome to Sandford Town where you’ll meet the players, directors, manager,Continue reading In Review: The Beautiful Game
Doctor Who Adventures Issue 23 is in sale now from Panini, and I’m delighted to report that the Doctor is still battling aliens accompanied by an alien talking horse. (Not that it wouldn’t be great to have new companion Bill in the strip – she gets an introductory UNIT “Alien Archive” feature this issue –Continue reading New Doctor Who Adventures Out Now – We’ll Shout that ’til we’re Horse!