Action Issue 37

Another rare “Banned” Action offered for sale, start your bids at £2500

There’s another chance for someone with deep pockets to get their hands of a copy of the rare “banned” issue of controversial 1970s comic Action (Issue 37). The starting price this time around, through eBay once more, is £2,500 and it can be found here. Previously offered issues of this rare comic sold for £4110.75 and £2555.Continue reading Another rare “Banned” Action offered for sale, start your bids at £2500

Egmont's comic archive arrives at Rebellion. Image: Rebellion

Egmont’s classic comics archive arrives at Rebellion, Roy of the Rovers collections already in the works

The surviving  bound comics volumes and comics art from the Egmont archive has arrived at new owners Rebellion‘s Oxford HQ, another step in the process of seeing some great British girls and boys comics material get back into print. 2000AD‘s owners bought Egmont’s classics comic titles first published by Fleetway Editions and characters earlier thisContinue reading Egmont’s classic comics archive arrives at Rebellion, Roy of the Rovers collections already in the works

Action - Hook Jaw

Pop Culture site Bigmouth reveals how Action, “Britain’s most brutal comic”, laid the real 1970s bare

Following up on our incorporation of Moose Harris’ Sevenpenny Nightmare features about 1970s comic Action into downthetubes, the pop and culture site Bigmouth has just published a great feature on the comic, placing the censored comic in context and interviewing creator Pat Mills (who went on to crate 2000AD and Misty). “In its short life,Continue reading Pop Culture site Bigmouth reveals how Action, “Britain’s most brutal comic”, laid the real 1970s bare

Sevenepenny Nightmare - Hijacked

Sevenpenny Pirates! Action comic web site content hijacked, for reasons unknown

A quick warning for all British comic fans: the once invaluable Action comic website sevenpennynightmare is back in operation – but the domain is no longer owned by its original creator and whoever now owns it has scraped parts of the old site (which was shut down) from the Internet Archive and posting it as ifContinue reading Sevenpenny Pirates! Action comic web site content hijacked, for reasons unknown

Battle Classics: Fighting Mann - War Dog

In Review: Garth Ennis Presents… Battle Classics Volume Two – “Fighting Mann” & “War Dog”

Publisher: Titan Books Out: 23rd August 2016 The Book: Writer Garth Ennis (Preacher) curates a brand new collection of classic war stories from legendary UK comic, Battle, this time collecting the work of renowned artist Cam Kennedy (Star Wars: Dark Empire, Light & Darkness War) on two stories: the brilliant Vietnam-based “Fighting Man” and the canineContinue reading In Review: Garth Ennis Presents… Battle Classics Volume Two – “Fighting Mann” & “War Dog”