Jimi Hendrix and El Mestizo Composite

Comics Inspiration: How Celebrities have inspired the look of some Comic Characters

As a kid, I loved seeing the different faces that artists would give to characters.  I enjoyed the varying takes artists would have on each character, which is probably part of the reason I have never been “precious” about who drew different characters.  And yes, I do have my favourite artists for different characters, suchContinue reading Comics Inspiration: How Celebrities have inspired the look of some Comic Characters

Batman Daily Comic Strip - 13th December 1989 by Marshall Rogers

Upcoming Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction offers Frazetta, Gibbons, Kirby and more

There are some amazing items of original comic art and illustration in the next Heritage Auctions Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction taking place in Chicago (16th – 18th May), including work by Carl Barks, Brian Bolland, Alan Davis and Paul Neary, Steve Dillon, Hal Foster, Dave Gibbons, Jack Kirby, Mike Mignola, Frank Miller, Moebius,Continue reading Upcoming Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction offers Frazetta, Gibbons, Kirby and more

Commando - War Across Europe: REBEL!

“War Across Europe” launches in new Commando comic!

Brand new issues of DC Thomson’s Commando (5203 – 5206) are out this Thursday, on sale in all good newsagents across the UK – and on digital platforms. Get ready for revenge in the desert, a train heist in Nazi-occupied France, a deadly sortie in Florence, and the first instalment of a new, three-part WarContinue reading “War Across Europe” launches in new Commando comic!

Commando 5162: Silver Collection: Clip His Wings! - SNIP

Kill Churchill! New Commando story offers daring U-Boat war raid on Westminster!

Brand new Commandos #5159-5162 are on sale this Thursday in all good newsagents and via various digital platforms. In the latest issues of the long-running war comic from DC Thomson, uncover a plot to assassinate Churchill, seek out Germans in American clothing, fly high in a gyrocopter with Danger Doyle, and take down tanks withContinue reading Kill Churchill! New Commando story offers daring U-Boat war raid on Westminster!