The next Commando and British Comics Swap-Meet is just six weeks away, taking place in Watford, Hertfordshire, on Saturday 28th September 2019. The event will see thousands of Commando comics assembled under one roof – and some special appearances by some British comic creators, including former 2000AD artist Mike Dorey, writer Alan Hebden and, hopefully, former Tharg Steve MacManusContinue reading Commando and British Comics Swap-Meet announces special guests
This series of articles by Jeremy Briggs covers the dummy comics that were created through the years as potential ‘modern’ versions of the original Eagle comic from the 1950s and 1960s, none of which ever made it to newsagents’ shelves. Lost Eagle and Lighting from the 1970s are here and Terra Nova from the 1980sContinue reading Replacing Eagle: The Comics That Didn’t Make It – Part 4 Another Eureka
The first issue of the Dan Dare-inspired title Spaceship Away for 2019 – Issue 47 – is available now, featuring front and back covers, and a centre spread, by veteran artist Don Harley. Don of course worked on the original “Dan Dare” adventures for Eagle and became the backbone of the strip, especially during Hampson’s periodsContinue reading Spaceship Away springs into 2019 with a focus on Dan Dare artist Don Harley
There’s a new Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons Limited Edition Blu-Ray out now that is definitely an item comic fans will want to track down, featuring an all-new comic based on the show – and much more. One of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s best-loved series, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons brought a new level ofContinue reading Don’t miss out on this limited edition Captain Scarlet Blu-Ray, which includes Ron Embleton art prints, new comic!
The summer issue of Spaceship Away – Part 45 is available now, wrapped in cover art by the late Ron Jobson, utilising art from the 1950s space adventure “Space Kingley” stories. (Art that, it has to be said, may have had a lasting influence on the design team of Gerry Anderson’s Thunderbirds?). Inside, there’s theContinue reading New Spaceship Away plunges back to 1950s for plenty of action and adventure