Rare, classic BEM #1 zine added to British Comic Zines digital archive

Comics artist and archivist David Hathaway-Price has just added BEM #1, a rare item of 1970’s British comics fandom to his fantastic digital archive, Classic UK Comic ZinesContinue reading Rare, classic BEM #1 zine added to British Comic Zines digital archive

Forbidden Planet, October 1987 - Dave Gibbons and Alan Moore signing Watchmen

A Trip down Memory Lane: Forbidden Planet’s 40th Anniversary Photo Archive

Forbidden Planet‘s archive of many signings across 40 years of events at the London store and beyond is proving an absolute delight – but they’d welcome more images from halcyon days if you have them. Now available on the forbiddenplanet.com web site, the archive features a host of comics and media stars, from Doctor WhoContinue reading A Trip down Memory Lane: Forbidden Planet’s 40th Anniversary Photo Archive

Between the team, led by John Hemry, we carefully worked out even the smallest detail of scenes for future reference when an item of equipment was used again

Creating Jack Campbell’s Lost Fleet – Corsair comic: some unseen designs and behind the scenes reveals

Titan Comics are giving the collected Lost Fleet – Corsair a bit of a “back catalogue” push right now, so as the series editor, I thought I’d share some of the early design work that went into creating the series, based on Jack Campbell‘s best selling SF novels. The series had been on the books atContinue reading Creating Jack Campbell’s Lost Fleet – Corsair comic: some unseen designs and behind the scenes reveals

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Classic UK Comic Zines Site adds rare 1970s conventions booklets to growing archive

British comics archivist, and former Fine Art and Graphic Design teacher David Hathaway-Price has been busy adding some gems of British comic fan history to his incredible Classic UK Comic Zines site, which is now located here. Two additions feature early work by a slew of famous 2000AD contributors, edited by Dez Skinn and NickContinue reading Classic UK Comic Zines Site adds rare 1970s conventions booklets to growing archive

2000AD Dan Dare Volume Two

In Review: Dan Dare The 2000AD Years Volume Two

Publisher: Rebellion Introduced by Garth Ennis Creators: Gerry Finley-Day, Dave Gibbons, Trevor Goring, Nick Landau, Garry Leach, Brian Lewis, Chris Lowder, Roy Preston, Tom Tully Includes feature by David McDonald on Dan Dare post 2000AD  Out: 3rd November 2016 The Book: Veteran British Space Pilot, Dan Dare continues his 2000AD adventures through a hostile universe. Together withContinue reading In Review: Dan Dare The 2000AD Years Volume Two