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Striker – The Final Comic Edition Special, “Psycops” collection release dates revealed

Fans were understandably disappointed with Striker creator Pete Nash‘s announcement last week that the football story is to end as a comic and Sun newspaper strip after an amazing 34 years – but if you think the game’s all over, it most definitely isn’t, because among other things, the release date of the final comicContinue reading Striker – The Final Comic Edition Special, “Psycops” collection release dates revealed

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The Dream is Over: 34 years in the making, Striker finally bows out

Striker creator Pete Nash has announced the grim news that his football strip, a long time staple of The Sun, is to finally end – and despite two successful crowdfunding campaigns, the Striker comic will not be returning, apart from one final “wrap up” SpecialContinue reading The Dream is Over: 34 years in the making, Striker finally bows out

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ComicScene’s first monthly issue on sale now, Sainsbury’s take copies too

The first monthly issue of ComicScene Magazine, featuring a classic Roy of the Rovers cover, is on sale now. The title is available from comic shops, all good newsagents by order, WHSmith, McColls and Easons (in Ireland) and 400 selected Sainsbury’s supermarkets – and I’m honoured to be part of it.Continue reading ComicScene’s first monthly issue on sale now, Sainsbury’s take copies too

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Striker comic battles for second round of crowdfunding

We’re almost at the end of the first 12 weekly Striker comics – and the team behind the project are back on Kickstarter to raise funds for issues 13 to 24. This time around, they’re chasing a target of £45,000 – and with seven days to go, they’ve already raised close to £25,000. So far,Continue reading Striker comic battles for second round of crowdfunding

New Striker comic distribution stymied by WHSmith, but the publishers have a cunning plan…

The new Striker football comic – its launch the result of a hugely successful crowdfunding campaign earlier this year – has been hit by distribution problems that mean Issue 3 will now not go on sale until next week in newsagents. Melding its photostrip-style lead story with features on the Striker World League, a traditional lineContinue reading New Striker comic distribution stymied by WHSmith, but the publishers have a cunning plan…