Kangaroo Illustration - Look and Learn (1970s)

WebFind: Look and Learn, Treasure illustrations galore from Holloway Fine Art

Quite by chance, I came across the eBay page Holloway Fine Art, which is offering hundreds of artworks from classic annuals, books magazines such as Look and Learn and Treasure, including 1980s Famous Five illustrations by Leslie Branton. Also on offer is art by Lewis Baumer, Luis Bermejo, Jesus Blasco, Brian Cosgrove, Reginald B. Davies,Continue reading WebFind: Look and Learn, Treasure illustrations galore from Holloway Fine Art

A panel from "Robot Archie" in Lion. If you look closely, in the bottom right hand corner artist Ted Kearon has managed to sneak his name in! This is from the issue cover dated 15th July 1967. With thanks to Bambos Georgiou

Why Rebellion’s acquisition of IPC’s “classic comics” is great news for fans

David McDonald of Hibernia Comics, publishers of a number of limited edition collections and Archive books, assesses the impact Rebellion’s purchase of the IPC comics archive from TI Media and what it may mean for fans of British comics… The news last week that 2000AD publisher Rebellion bought all of the pre-1969 Amalgamated Press/IPC propertiesContinue reading Why Rebellion’s acquisition of IPC’s “classic comics” is great news for fans

Some of the artists represented by B L Kearley Ltd

Eagle Daze: On Artists’ Agents (and may God bless their cotton socks!)

We are pleased to publish Part Five of the memories of Roger Perry – memories of now more than half-a-century ago – of his days at Fleetway Publications and beyond, working on Girl, Eagle, WHAM! and other titles… During those lucid moments when I have been relatively sober, it has come to my notice that the two websitesContinue reading Eagle Daze: On Artists’ Agents (and may God bless their cotton socks!)

Scraps Issue 2

Blasé Books celebrates British comics with new issue of “Scraps”

(Via Lew Stringer): Blasé Books, the company that sells British comic art from the IPC archives purchased by Peter Hansen some years back, have announced the imminent publication of Scraps, an irregular fanzine devoted to British comics. Available from the Blasé Books table at London Comic Marts and the Golden Orbit comic fairs in Birmingham,Continue reading Blasé Books celebrates British comics with new issue of “Scraps”

Captain Scarlet art by Frank Bellamy for TV 21 Issue 192.

Britain’s first science fiction weekly, Captain Scarlet art under the hammer

The Winter 2013 auction at Compalcomics is open, with 290 lots in the auction including 115 British comic-related items – among them, a further 64 issues of Ally Sloper’s Half Holiday from the 1890s and the complete 20 issue run of Scoops, Britain’s first sci-fi weekly magazine from 1934. And, while this site is devotedContinue reading Britain’s first science fiction weekly, Captain Scarlet art under the hammer