Creator Spotlight: Oliver Passingham and ‘Tobruk’

Over on Australian comics blog Pikitia Press, which occasionally diverges to cover British comics creators with some Antipodean connection, Matt Emery reports on an intriguing example of 1960s comics taking full advantage of popular mainstream media that might help boost sales. In this case, it’s the publication of a strip adapting the war film, Tobruk,Continue reading Creator Spotlight: Oliver Passingham and ‘Tobruk’

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Colin Wilson, Frank Bellamy and Dan Dare

  Several years ago comic fan Matt Emery, who writes the Pikitia Press blog dedicated to the work of Australian and New Zealand cartoonists, had the opportunity to have a rummage through artist Colin Wilson‘s studio. “Amongst his fine collection of European comics and art I found a folder of clippings from Frank Bellamy’s runContinue reading Colin Wilson, Frank Bellamy and Dan Dare