Cor - "Hire-A-Horror" 22nd September 1973 SNIP

Phil Comics eBay auction offers Robert Nixon Buster art and more

The latest Phil-Comics on eBay auction features around 465 vintage comic related items, including original artwork from Beano and Buster artist Robert Nixon, a wide array of comics, annuals, holiday specials, books, batches and a few CGC graded comics to boot. Robert Nixon, who died in 2002, worked on comics such as The Beano, DandyContinue reading Phil Comics eBay auction offers Robert Nixon Buster art and more

The Vigilant - Legacy - Cover SNIP

In Review: The Vigilant – Legacy

The Vigilant – Legacy Writer: Simon Furman Artists: Will Sliney (Opening Pages) and Simon Coleby Colour: Len O’Grady Lettering: Simon Bowland “Doctor Sin – Tribunal” Writer: Simon Furman Art: Jake Lynch Colour: john Charles Letters: Oz Includes character background features by David McDonald and others The Book: The Vigilant return in a story following directlyContinue reading In Review: The Vigilant – Legacy

Axa, Robot Archie, Sanjulian art and more up for auction

Quite by chance, I came across an interesting auction of Original Comic Art on Catwiki which ends tomorrow but includes a few items by British creators and a huge range of art by some well known European artists, including an “Axa” strip by Enrique Badia Romero and a “Robot Archie” page by Ted Kearon, from Lion.Continue reading Axa, Robot Archie, Sanjulian art and more up for auction

Archie - De terugkeer van Kruls. Via Lambiek

Robot Archie’s Dutch Adventures as “Der Man van Staal”

Robot Archie – now owned by Rebellion – is an iconic character that must surely be in the running for collection next year, but did you know he was possibly as popular in Holland as he was here, and like Janus Stark, new stories were created for overseas publication? Robot Archie (initially known as “TheContinue reading Robot Archie’s Dutch Adventures as “Der Man van Staal”

A panel from "Robot Archie" in Lion. If you look closely, in the bottom right hand corner artist Ted Kearon has managed to sneak his name in! This is from the issue cover dated 15th July 1967. With thanks to Bambos Georgiou

Why Rebellion’s acquisition of IPC’s “classic comics” is great news for fans

David McDonald of Hibernia Comics, publishers of a number of limited edition collections and Archive books, assesses the impact Rebellion’s purchase of the IPC comics archive from TI Media and what it may mean for fans of British comics… The news last week that 2000AD publisher Rebellion bought all of the pre-1969 Amalgamated Press/IPC propertiesContinue reading Why Rebellion’s acquisition of IPC’s “classic comics” is great news for fans