The dummy cover of Cheeky Weekly Issue One

Cheeky comic “Dummy” unearthed on eBay: but what changed in the planning before print?

As time has gone by, I have become more and more interested in how British comics were pitched, created and got to that crucial first issue where I, as a kid, would go “Ooh!” and fork out my hard earned pennies. So you can imagine my delight at finding – and buying – a dummyContinue reading Cheeky comic “Dummy” unearthed on eBay: but what changed in the planning before print?

A panel from the long-running Faceache strip by Ken Reid. This art is from the first merged issue of Buster and Jackpot, cover dated 6th August 1982

Faceache, Ken Reid’s best-loved comic character and Leopard of Lime Street returns in new Rebellion collections

Rebellion, publishers of 2000AD and Judge Dredd Megazine, have announced full details of their first new collections featuring all-time classics of British comics from the 1970s and ‘80s. And what a terrific selection from their recently-expanded cache of characters it is, too, including collections of One-Eyed Jack, Marney the Fox, The Leopard of Lime Street –Continue reading Faceache, Ken Reid’s best-loved comic character and Leopard of Lime Street returns in new Rebellion collections