Bella at the Bar Part One - SNIP

In Memoriam: Misty and Tammy artist John Armstrong

We’re sorry to announce the passing of British girls comics artist John Armstrong, co-creator of “Bella at the Bar” for Tammy and “Moonchild” for Misty, who died peacefully yesterday. He was 94. As John himself related back in 2003, although drawing from an early age, he later took art lessons while serving in the UKContinue reading In Memoriam: Misty and Tammy artist John Armstrong

Volda 2016

Norway’s first Volda Mini Comic Con to display rare British and US comics

With successful TV shows like Supergirl and The Flash, and blockbuster movies like The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy and Batman v Superman, comic book characters are more popular than ever across the globe, including Norway. The country has a thriving comics community and Bergen has hosted the annual Raptus convention for many years. OnContinue reading Norway’s first Volda Mini Comic Con to display rare British and US comics

John Cooper's portrait of Johnny Red, drawn for the 2003 Raptus Festival program.

Convention Report: Raptus, Norway, 2003

Here’s a quick report on my trip to Raptus 2003 in Bergen, Norway. This feature is an overview of the Norwegian comics scene itself rather than a report on the Festival itself which was great fun and included UK comics artists sushc as Mike Collins, Lew Stringer, Dave Windett, John Armstrong, John Cooper and BarrieContinue reading Convention Report: Raptus, Norway, 2003