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How Do You Write About Comics That Were Never Published?

I have been writing articles about old British comics for websites, fanzines, magazines and books for over 10 years now and I know that it is best done when you have physical copies of the comics in front of you to use as reference, preferably a continuous run given that many titles as they agedContinue reading How Do You Write About Comics That Were Never Published?

Tony Luke. Photo: Kevin Jon Davies

In Memoriam: Tony Kuroizumi-Luke

I’m very sad to report the passing of comic creator, animator and illustrator Tony Kuroizumi-Luke, who has died after a long battle with cancer – but who, despite often being in pain in recent years, battled it with every fibre of his being and continued to create stunning art and develop new projects. His sister Fran Harris announcedContinue reading In Memoriam: Tony Kuroizumi-Luke

The opening page of a lost Grant Morrison and John M. Burns story, "Johnny O'Hara", intended for a fortnightly comic, Fantastic Adventure, that was dropped in favour of MASK by IPC/Fleetway.

Hibernia Comics uncovers “Lost Stories” for new Comic Archive

Hibernia Comics, publishers of the terrific collections of classic British strips such as The House of Daemon and Doomlord have a new project in the works that has turned up some interesting “lost” gems from Britain’s rich comics history – including “Johnny O’Hara“, a strip by Grant Morrison, drawn by John M. Burns, that neverContinue reading Hibernia Comics uncovers “Lost Stories” for new Comic Archive

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Roads Not Taken: Renga, DC Thomson’s Abandoned Rival to 2000AD

Nestling for over 20 years on a long-forgotten hard drive incompatible with modern computers, we’re delighted to be able to finally bring you some of the work that featured in a stunning ‘dummy’ comic, Renga, commissioned by DC Thomson, featuring work by Paul Cornell, Alan Grant, John Hicklenton, Tony Luke, Alan Mitchell and others. While the Dundee-basedContinue reading Roads Not Taken: Renga, DC Thomson’s Abandoned Rival to 2000AD