Rocky of the Rovers - Cover SNIP

Rocky Race, Roy of the Rovers sister, stars in new free Women’s World Cup story

The National Literacy Trust, Rebellion and The Football Association have teamed up to launch a free live story starring Rocky Race, sister of Roy (Roy of the Rovers), following the journey of England’s Lionesses at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France this summer (7th June – 7th July 2019). The story is being writtenContinue reading Rocky Race, Roy of the Rovers sister, stars in new free Women’s World Cup story

Roy of the Rovers App Screen

Rebellion launches Roy of the Rovers Comics App

Roy of the Rovers, Britain’s  greatest footballer of all time, is back in new comics and books, with a brand new look and a scintillating new story for the 21st century – and now you can keep up to date with the character on your mobile phones and other devices. Roy of the Rovers isContinue reading Rebellion launches Roy of the Rovers Comics App

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