A panel from a strip written by John Freeman with art by Lew Stringer for the 2019 Cor! & Buster Special © Rebellion Publishing Ltd

Rebellion’s Keith Richardson talks “Treasury of British Comics” plans, return of “The Vigilant”

There are exciting times ahead for fans of classic British comics as 2000AD publisher Rebellion expands its “Treasury of British Comics” line in 2019, taking full advantage of the huge range of characters and comic titles it now owns, from tentpole football legend Roy of the Rovers to much-missed humour titles such as Buster andContinue reading Rebellion’s Keith Richardson talks “Treasury of British Comics” plans, return of “The Vigilant”

Absent from the collection: Luis Bermejo's strips for the series, also admired by fans.

In Memoriam: Comic Artist and Editor Luis Bermejo Rojo

We’re sorry to report the passing of Spanish comic artist and editor Luis Bermejo Rojo (frequently credited as Luis Bermejo or, simply, Bermejo), best known in the US for his work on titles such as Creepy for Warren Publishing. His work for British comics included strips such as “Heros the Spartan” for Eagle (taking over from FrankContinue reading In Memoriam: Comic Artist and Editor Luis Bermejo Rojo

Heros the Spartan regular cover

In Review: Heros the Spartan

‘Frank Bellamy’s Heros the Spartan’. Stories by Tom Tully Illustrated by Frank Bellamy Edited and designed by Peter Richardson Published by The Book Palace at £95.00 Hardback 272 pages, with 222 in full colour. Limited edition of 600 copies. Also available in leather bound edition in slipcase, with 24 additional ‘Heros’ pages, scanned from originalContinue reading In Review: Heros the Spartan

Heros the Spartan regular cover

Black Sails and Dark Tales: the Return of Heros the Spartan

Remember how Google Scholar used to have “resting on the shoulder’s of giants” as their strapline? By pure accident, I’m sitting on the same bench with them! I’m in a published book – Frank Bellamy’s Heros the Spartan, out now – with John Byrne, Dave Gibbons, Walt Simonson, Ken Steacy, John Watkiss, designed by PeterContinue reading Black Sails and Dark Tales: the Return of Heros the Spartan

Boys' World: Ticket to Adventure

In Review: Boys’ World: Ticket to Adventure by Steve Holland

Published by Bear Alley Books at £19.99 Paperback 208 black and white pages The Book: A detailed history of Boys’ World, a memorable high quality weekly which ran from January 1963 until October 1964, before being merged with Eagle, the paper it was originally intended to replace. Steve Holland’s softback book also contains synopses ofContinue reading In Review: Boys’ World: Ticket to Adventure by Steve Holland