The Book Palace illustrators 2020 Specials

The Book Palace reveals two “Illustrator Specials” for 2020

London-based The Book Palace has revealed advance covers for two illustrators Specials for release next year – one focusing on the work of veteran 2000AD artist John M. Burns, the other to showcase some of the greatest pirate art ever published in comics, books, magazines, posters and more. More like a book than a magazine,Continue reading The Book Palace reveals two “Illustrator Specials” for 2020

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Last chance to buy Psycops collection at a discount today

Today is your last chance to get the new Psycops collection featuring strips drawn by  2000AD‘s John M. Burns at 15% off cover price – either the hardback or softback collection. The cost goes to full cover price tomorrow. This 304-page volume from the Planet Striker team features all the Psycops comic strips that ranContinue reading Last chance to buy Psycops collection at a discount today

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Spaceship Away 48 sports spiffing John M. Burns cover

The latest issue of the Dan Dare-inspired comic magazine Spaceship Away (Issue 48) is on sale now, sports a  great cover and double-page poster by 2000AD artist John M. Burns. Burns best-known work on Dan Dare is for a strip for the New Eagle, published between 1990 and 1991, but he was also chosen byContinue reading Spaceship Away 48 sports spiffing John M. Burns cover

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Striker: The Final Whistle special announced, ending strip’s 34-year run

The final episode of the long-running comic strip Striker will be featured in a commemorative 52-page collectors’ edition of the comic, Striker: The Final Whistle. At least 33 pages of The Final Whistle will be all-new comic strips, picking up from where Issue 24 of the recently-published Striker comic left off and bringing the storyContinue reading Striker: The Final Whistle special announced, ending strip’s 34-year run

Art by George Wilson for the cover of Space Family Robinson Lost in Space #22 (Gold Key, 1967) SNIP

Lost in Space comics around the world

Following up on a recent post about an unusual link between Lost in Space and Doctor Who, comics archivist N. Scott Robinson kindly sent us some covers of Lost in Space / Space Family Robinson comics published around the world. Created by writer Del Connell and artist Dan Spiegle, with Gaylord DuBois taking over asContinue reading Lost in Space comics around the world