Backtrack Interview: Frank S. Pepper

Creating Comics: An Archive Interview with Roy of the Rovers co-creator Frank S. Pepper

The Continuing Adventures of Frank S. Pepper This feature offers the full text of an interview Andrew Darlington conducted with the legendary writer Frank S. Pepper, extracted from a long series of correspondence, exactly as it was published in the ‘alternative’ arts-magazine Ludds Mill no.9 in September 1973. Andrew has resisted the temptation of amendingContinue reading Creating Comics: An Archive Interview with Roy of the Rovers co-creator Frank S. Pepper

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 49 - Rob Williams

2000AD and Roy of the Rovers writer Rob Williams chats with Festival Podcast

On the latest episode of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast (Episode 49), hosts Ian Loxam and Nikki Bates chat to comics writer and 2019 Festival guest Rob Williams. Rob is a comics writer whose comics works include Suicide Squad, Trinity, Martian Manhunter and Action Comics for DC, Amazing Spider-Man, Ghost Rider and DakenContinue reading 2000AD and Roy of the Rovers writer Rob Williams chats with Festival Podcast

Comic Scene #1 - Cover SNIP

ComicScene’s first monthly issue on sale now, Sainsbury’s take copies too

The first monthly issue of ComicScene Magazine, featuring a classic Roy of the Rovers cover, is on sale now. The title is available from comic shops, all good newsagents by order, WHSmith, McColls and Easons (in Ireland) and 400 selected Sainsbury’s supermarkets – and I’m honoured to be part of it.Continue reading ComicScene’s first monthly issue on sale now, Sainsbury’s take copies too

Gola's Harvey Jacobson with Roy Race in the upcoming graphic novel "Roy of the Rovers: Foul Play", on sale next month

Gola sponsors Roy of the Rovers adventures – again!

Roy Race, the teenage goal-scoring sensation at Melchester Rovers, and the star of iconic football series Roy of the Rovers, has signed an exclusive boot deal with British sportswear brand Gola. It’s not the first time Gola has been seen in the pages of Roy of the Rovers – back in 1981, Gola sponsored theContinue reading Gola sponsors Roy of the Rovers adventures – again!