Ron Embleton Illustrators Special - Cover

Ron Embleton Illustrators Special out soon

Following up on our news of an exhibition of the art of TV Century 21 Ron Embleton at Messum’s Gallery in London next year, more details of the Book Palace Illustrators Special focusing on the artist have now been released. An in-depth exploration of the life and work of the artist from Peter Richardson, GillianContinue reading Ron Embleton Illustrators Special out soon

Spook Squad © Roger Hurn & Peter Richardson

WebFind: Meet the Spook Squad – Adventures Too Scary for Boys!

Meet the Spook Squad – Adventures Too Scary for Boys – an irresistible concept that applies to animation, toys, games, books and a wealth of potential merchandising opportunities. And, perhaps, comics too? The action is led by four feisty girls who have no superpowers or fancy costumes. Instead they use their wits, resourcefulness and imaginationContinue reading WebFind: Meet the Spook Squad – Adventures Too Scary for Boys!

Achtung! Commando Issue One

Achtung! Commando – a short-lived homage to Britain’s longest-running war comic recalled 

Despite its longevity, DC Thomson’s last serving pocket library title, Commando, has never gained the kind of fan documentation that other British comics have. Achtung! Commando was a short-lived attempt to change that, published at the turn of the century but lasting just four issues. Edited by comics artist and historian Peter Richardson, only four issuesContinue reading Achtung! Commando – a short-lived homage to Britain’s longest-running war comic recalled 

Messerschmit 109 vs Spitfire. Art by Gordon Livingstone

Gordon Livingstone, I Presume – An Art Gallery

When I created my Comic Creator Spotlight for Gordon Livingstone, I had more pictures than I could shake a stick at and as a result, I have pictures that I did not use in the main article. I want to make it clear that the pictures were not used due to lack of space and once youContinue reading Gordon Livingstone, I Presume – An Art Gallery

Heros the Spartan regular cover

In Review: Heros the Spartan

‘Frank Bellamy’s Heros the Spartan’. Stories by Tom Tully Illustrated by Frank Bellamy Edited and designed by Peter Richardson Published by The Book Palace at £95.00 Hardback 272 pages, with 222 in full colour. Limited edition of 600 copies. Also available in leather bound edition in slipcase, with 24 additional ‘Heros’ pages, scanned from originalContinue reading In Review: Heros the Spartan