Wide World October 1962 p234-235 “Terror on the Thames” by H. J. Higgins

Mike Noble In Focus: “Wide World” (1962)

Following the passing of one of Britain’s best-loved and most influential comic artists, Mike Noble, who died last moth, Norman Boyd turned his attention to some of his lesser known, earlier work for the long-running adventure magazine Wide World… I knew Mike Noble, having first met him on 27th July 2002 – and wondered howContinue reading Mike Noble In Focus: “Wide World” (1962)

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

Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons 4 Limited Edition Blu-Ray Pack Shot

Don’t miss out on this limited edition Captain Scarlet Blu-Ray, which includes Ron Embleton art prints, new comic!

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!

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Mort Walker’s “Beetle Bailey” in Britain

The sad news of the passing of cartoonist Mort Walker, creator of “Beetle Bailey”, prompted discussion of the character’s British interpretation in TV Comic in the 1960s. Mort Walker died on Saturday at his home in Stamford, Connecticut. He was 94. Mort had the longest tenure of any cartoonist on an original creation, according toContinue reading Mort Walker’s “Beetle Bailey” in Britain