Art from "The Man from Cancer", aka The Rockpool Files by Phil Elliott

Strip! Focus: “The Man from Cancer”, aka The Rockpool Files

Luke Williams takes a look back at The Man from Cancer, first published in Marvel UK’s STRIP! anthology – a creator-owned strip by Glenn Dakin and Phil Elliott, still fondly remembered today… Possibly long forgotten, but not by this geek, the strip that was known as “The Man From Cancer” on this side of theContinue reading Strip! Focus: “The Man from Cancer”, aka The Rockpool Files

The Wonders of Science by Eddie Campbell and Phil Elliott

Crowdfunding Spotlight: The Wonders of Science by Eddie Campbell and Phil Elliott

Behind the pseudonym, Charlie Trumper, Eddie Campbell and Phil Elliott created over 100 comic strips between 1984 and 1985 for the UK weekly music paper, Sounds. The Wonders of Science was their first, with Eddie and Phil creating their own strips every other week. Now, the pair are seeking crowdfunding for a collection on Kickstarter. In The WondersContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: The Wonders of Science by Eddie Campbell and Phil Elliott

Malty Heave #1 Cover

Phil Elliott and Robert Wells “Malty Heave” comic gets Portsmouth Comic Con launch

Malty Heave #1 is a new indie comic from Phil Elliott and Robert Wells, launching at both Portsmouth Comic Con this coming weekend, and at Ace Comics in Colchester, where Phil will be signing for Free Comic Book Day. Published in a format conjuring memories of 1980s comic zines, Malty Heave offers two strips: “Me,Continue reading Phil Elliott and Robert Wells “Malty Heave” comic gets Portsmouth Comic Con launch

Rodney: The Premonition

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Rodney – The Premonition by Eddie Campbell and Phil Elliott

Behind the pseudonym, Charlie Trumper, Eddie Campbell and Phil Elliott created over 100 comic strips between 1984 and 1985 for the weekly music paper, Sounds… and now a collection of Rodney – The Premonition is in the works, seeking funding on KickstarterContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Rodney – The Premonition by Eddie Campbell and Phil Elliott

Rare early Eddie Campbell comic offered on eBay

A rare, short run, self published comic from the 1980s by Eddie Campbell is currently being offered on eBay – featuring some early work by top British indie comic talent. In 1982, Eddie Campbell – today better known as the artist on graphic novels such as Alec and From Hell – put out a photocopiedContinue reading Rare early Eddie Campbell comic offered on eBay