Joanna Lumley and David McCallum as Sapphire and Steel. Photo: ITV Studios

Doctor Who writer Ed Hime part of ITV’s “Sapphire and Steel” reboot

Research for the downthetubes review of Doctor Who – It Takes You Away has revealed award-winning writer Ed Hime is part of the team working on the reboot of ITV’s fantasy drama Sapphire and Steel.Continue reading Doctor Who writer Ed Hime part of ITV’s “Sapphire and Steel” reboot

Lee Sullivan and Mike Noble at Andercon 2014. Photo courtesy Lee Sullivan.

A True Inspiration: artist Lee Sullivan pays tribute to Mike Noble

Comic artist and illustrator Lee Sullivan, who worked with illustrator Mike Noble, who died last week but whose passing was announced yesterday, pays tribute to a legend…. Mike Noble was a supremely talented artist, and the most kind and gentlemanly fellow you could wish to meet. I, like so many others, came to admire his work onContinue reading A True Inspiration: artist Lee Sullivan pays tribute to Mike Noble

Lee Sullivan and Mike Noble at Andercon 2014. Photo courtesy Lee Sullivan.

In Memoriam: Look-In and TV21 artist Mike Noble

We’re sorry to report the passing of veteran artist Mike Noble, perhaps best known for his work on the British weekly comics TV Century 21 – drawing strips such as “Fireball XL5“, “Captain Scarlet” and “Star Trek” and Look-In – working on strips such as “The Famous Five“, “Follyfoot“,  “Robin of Sherwood“, “Timeslip” and many more.Continue reading In Memoriam: Look-In and TV21 artist Mike Noble

ComPalcomics March 2018 Auction Hughlights

Latest ComPalcomics auction offers Beanos, Dandys galore – and Black Panther, Batman comics too!

The latest ComPalcomics auction (February/March 2018 catalogue) has just launched, and if you’re a fan of the Beano or Dandy, or after some classic US comics, then it’s well worth checking out. There’s some great art on offer too, including pages from “Charley’s War” from Battle and a stunning “Bionic Woman” page from Look-In byContinue reading Latest ComPalcomics auction offers Beanos, Dandys galore – and Black Panther, Batman comics too!

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Jim Baikie: A Stripography (and some Musical Notes)

Here’s a guide to comics artist Jim Baikie’s comics career, including his lesser known British girls’ comic work, revealing his huge contribution to many titles. Jim died in December 2017; you can read our obituary here and an Appreciation by Alan Moore here Most of the credits below were compiled by David Roach for Jim during hisContinue reading Jim Baikie: A Stripography (and some Musical Notes)