Cracking British comic art and much more on offer
Out this week from Rebellion Publishing is the latest issue of 2000 AD, with a great “Tharg” cover by Rob Davis, plus two new comic collections, including Ken Reid’s wonderful, spectacularly bonkers World-Wide Weirdies
18th December 2019 would have been comic artist Ken Reid’s 100th birthday, and to celebrate this special occasion, Irmantas Povilaika, publisher of the brilliant Power Pack of Ken Reid books, is offering a Christmas gift to fans who still haven’t bought the two beautifully presented collections.
Back when British comics had sales in the hundreds of thousands every week, they had a promotional budget to match, extending to retail promotions like this Wham! poster, offered to newsagents in the 1960s by its publisher, Odhams Press
eBay “SMASH Comic” item reveals rare insight into writers and artists working on British comics in the 1960s
Nestling among hundreds of comic lots currently on offer from online eBay auctioneer Phil Comics is a copy of SMASH Issue 8, cover dated 26th March 1966, that some collectors might turn their noses up, because each strip inside has… Read More ›
Fans of Frankie Stein and Faceache creator Ken Reid have been clamouring for them, and now Rebellion are delivering t-shirts based on his brilliant “Creepy Creations” – but which design is best?