The Glasgow/Northern Looking Glass (1825)

First ever British comic and original ‘Tornado’ logo in new Compalcomics auction

    The latest Compalcomics comic auction has just begun, offering its usual cracking offerings of British comics and artwork from days gone by – a wonderful selection of high grade and rare comics, artwork and merchandise.       Of particular note are copies of what’s believed to be the first ever British comicContinue reading First ever British comic and original ‘Tornado’ logo in new Compalcomics auction

Comic artist Dudley D. Watkins honoured with plaque

(Updated 12/11/13 to include plaque location): He might have been born in Manchester and educated in Nottingham but comics artist Dudley D Watkins, famous for his work on The Beano and The Dandy  – and to the general public, for his work on Oor Wullie and The Broons strips for The Sunday Post – hasContinue reading Comic artist Dudley D. Watkins honoured with plaque