Alice Playing Cards - art by Jesus Blasco

WebFind: Alice in Wonderland Playing Cards by Jesus Blasco

British comic fans will be familiar with the name Jesus Blasco, an artist whose distinctive style thrilled many on strips such as “The Steel Claw” for Valiant and 2000AD’s “Bill Savage” – but he was a dab hand at lighter subjects, too, such as Alice in Wonderland. I came across these playing cards quite byContinue reading WebFind: Alice in Wonderland Playing Cards by Jesus Blasco

Gibbs Ivory Castle Arrow Issue 1 SNIP

Clean Living! How Britain’s “Arrow” comic helped promote healthy teeth in the 1960s

I recently came across copies of a 1960s promotional comic, Gibbs Ivory Castle Arrow, which had a roster of creators that’s as impressive as regular comics of the period such as Eagle – including Captain Pugwash creator John Ryan and John Michael Burns. Gibbs Ivory Castle Arrow – called simply Arrow in its editorial – ranContinue reading Clean Living! How Britain’s “Arrow” comic helped promote healthy teeth in the 1960s