Football comics have a long and proud tradition around the world, not just here in the UK where we’ve enjoyed Roy of the Rovers for over 65 years. Artist Steve McGarry documented many of them in the brilliant Playing for a Draw football comics exhibition he curated on behalf of the Lakes International Comic ArtContinue reading South Africa’s Supa Strikas comic and animated show set for global boost?
Rebellion have released details of their hardcover Roy of the Rovers 65th Anniversary Special, due for release Wednesday 4th September 2019Continue reading Roy of the Rovers 65th Anniversary Special out next month
Here’s a guide to Rebellion releases for this week and beyond, opening with 2000AD Prog 2142, which comes with a crazily creepy Cthulu-inspired cover from Adam Brown to lead us into “Indigo Prime: Fall of the House of Vista”, on sale tomorrow, and issue of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic offering a delicious smorgasbord of horror-tingedContinue reading Rebellion Round Up: 2000AD Prog 2142, a new Judges Novella and more
Celebrate the 65th anniversary of Roy of the Rovers with a visit to the dedicated pop-up exhibition at Manchester’s National Football Museum, which opens next week, on Friday 19th July. The Melchester Rovers legend made his first appearance in Tiger comic in 1954, and remains a comic book icon to this very day. His exploitsContinue reading Manchester’s National Football Museum’s 65th anniversary Roy of the Rovers exhibition opens next week
Roy of the Rovers artist Lisa Henke was asked by staff at St Maria Goretti Catholic Primary School if she could give some tips on drawing Roy’s younger sister, Rocky – and was happy to oblige. “My year 5’s are studying the Women’s Football World Cup,” a teacher tweeted to Lisa, “and are reading TomContinue reading Creating Comics: How to Draw Rocky of the Rovers by Lisa Henke