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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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Pete Nash, creators of Sun strip “Striker”, announces plan for a new weekly comic, new collection on sale

Pete Nash, the creator of the hugely-successful Striker comic, has outlined plans for a new comics project over on the StrikerWorld forum. Rather than editorialise his statement, here it is in full, for both potential readers (and comic creators) to mull. Regular readers of downthetubes will recall Striker has its own long-running weekly comic, whichContinue reading Pete Nash, creators of Sun strip “Striker”, announces plan for a new weekly comic, new collection on sale

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“Striker” collections in the works, bringing entire football strips to book for the first time – and “Psycops” too?

Dropped from The Sun‘s print edition earlier this year, popular football strip Striker, created by Pete Nash, looks on course to make a come back – both in the paper and online, via YouTube. Collections of the strip, first published in The Sun back in 1985, are also finally in the works. “I was hoping I’dContinue reading “Striker” collections in the works, bringing entire football strips to book for the first time – and “Psycops” too?

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Striker creator Pete Nash has Cunning Plans for the strip

Striker creator Pete Nash has bounced back from changes at The Sun newspaper which saw the hugely-popular strip transferred out of the print edition to a new (and for some, impossible to find) spot on its online site, presumably in a bid to boost its visitor numbers. Fans were outraged by the decision, many commentingContinue reading Striker creator Pete Nash has Cunning Plans for the strip