Ken Reid

Cartoonist Ken Reid’s Centenary celebrated with special Power Pack print offer

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.

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 ›

“Power Pack of Ken Reid” Frankie Stein prints offered as Christmas incentive to buyers

If you haven’t already bought the brilliant Power Pack of Ken Reid collections release earlier this year, then there’s a new incentive to tempt you – some cracking Frankie Stein prints! Published by Irmantas Povilaika, the man behind the Kazoop! blog, the two… Read More ›

Power Pack of Ken Reid books must be won!

Earlier this year, after years of waiting, a crowdfunding campaign was launched to collect all of humour cartoonist Ken Reid‘s Odhams comic strips of the 1960s – featured in Wham!, Smash!, and Pow! – into a pair handsome official hardback collections. The limited collections are now on sale –… Read More ›

In Review: The Power Pack of Ken Reid (in a word – brilliant!)

Earlier this year, after years of waiting, a crowdfunding campaign was launched to collect all of humour cartoonist Ken Reid‘s Odhams comic strips of the 1960s – featured in Wham!, Smash!, and Pow! – into a pair handsome official hardback books. Those collections have now been printed,… Read More ›

Publisher delight at Ken Reid crowdfunding collection success, last chance to back it today!

The crowdfunding campaign for The Power Pack of Ken Reid project – collecting some of the amazing humour strips created by the legendary British artist, Ken Reid, closes tomorrow (Friday). If you haven’t backed it yet then there’s still time… Read More ›

Crowdfunding Spotlight: How Irmantas Povilaika hopes to bring some classic Ken Reid comics back into print

When we recently reported on a plan to bring some of artist Ken Reid’s humour comics back into print with a crowdfunding appeal – “Frankie Stein” and the “The Nervs” to name but two – British comic fans greeted the… Read More ›

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