Tammy and Jinty were two of Britain’s best-loved girls’ comics in the 1970s and ’80s – ground-breaking female-led comics that covered everything from science fiction and fantasy to romance and domestic drama. This June, hot on the heels of the Cor! and Buster Special out next month, these classic titles return in Rebellion’s 48-page TammyContinue reading All-new Tammy and Jinty Special out in June
The British comics community was stunned by the news of the passing of award-winning comic creator Terry Wiley, a key figure of the independent scene for decades, after a long battle with cancer. He was 56. Here, Jay Eales, Selina Lock and others pay tribute to this singular talent… On the Toon with Terry WileyContinue reading In Memoriam: Terry Wiley – a tribute by Jay Eales, Selina Lock and other friends
We’re sorry to announce the passing of British girls comics artist John Armstrong, co-creator of “Bella at the Bar” for Tammy and “Moonchild” for Misty, who died peacefully yesterday. He was 94. As John himself related back in 2003, although drawing from an early age, he later took art lessons while serving in the UKContinue reading In Memoriam: Misty and Tammy artist John Armstrong
New from independent publisher Hibernia is the brilliant The Fleetway Files, the fourth release in the publisher’s ‘Comic Archive’ series. It’s an utterly brilliant guide to the background behind some of Britain’s best-loved comics, crammed with amazing interviews and features. It’s also selling its limited print run fast – so if you want a copy,Continue reading Hibernia’s Fleetway Files, an incredible history of British comics, flies off the shelves!
London’s House of Illustration will be shining a spotlight on the work of women creators from the ‘Golden Age’ of British comics aimed at younger female audiences, with Jenni Scott, Mel Gibson and David Roach tomorrow afternoon (16th April 2016). The women writers and artists who worked on British girls’ comics of the 1970s and 80s were oftenContinue reading House of Illustration “Women Making Girls’ Comics” Event Tomorrow