Art for the Marney the Fox stories for Sunny magazine published in the 1980s, artist unknown

Marney the Fox: after Buster, a “Sunny” star, thanks to Bernard Long

The beautiful Marney the Fox collection, gathered from the pages of weekly comic Buster is out this week, but who remembers an incarnation published in the nursery title Sunny in the 1980s? The “Marney the Fox” comic strip – the story of a wandering fox cub – by Scott M. Goodall, drawn by John Stokes, appeared in Buster  from theContinue reading Marney the Fox: after Buster, a “Sunny” star, thanks to Bernard Long

Judge Dredd Megazine 387 - SNIP

John Stokes interviewed in Judge Dredd Megazine, classic strip “The Lawless Touch” from Tornado reprinted 

We’ve already trailed this week’s 2000AD – but don’t forget Judge Dredd Megazine (Issue 387) is on sale now, with a plethora of great strips – “Judge Dredd”, “Anderson – Psi Divison”, “Havn”, “Dredd” and “The Dark Judges”. The issue also includes a smashing interview with veteran comics artist John Stokes, who returns to comics thisContinue reading John Stokes interviewed in Judge Dredd Megazine, classic strip “The Lawless Touch” from Tornado reprinted 

A panel from the long-running Faceache strip by Ken Reid. This art is from the first merged issue of Buster and Jackpot, cover dated 6th August 1982

Faceache, Ken Reid’s best-loved comic character and Leopard of Lime Street returns in new Rebellion collections

Rebellion, publishers of 2000AD and Judge Dredd Megazine, have announced full details of their first new collections featuring all-time classics of British comics from the 1970s and ‘80s. And what a terrific selection from their recently-expanded cache of characters it is, too, including collections of One-Eyed Jack, Marney the Fox, The Leopard of Lime Street –Continue reading Faceache, Ken Reid’s best-loved comic character and Leopard of Lime Street returns in new Rebellion collections

Comics writer Scott Goodall

In Memoriam: Comics Writer Scott Goodall MBE

We’re sorry to learn via Hibernia Comics David McDonald and former Fleetway comics editor Gil Page of the passing of British comics writer Scott Goodall, who died on 7th March 2016, aged 80. Born in Aberdeen, Scotland in 1935, Scott, who grew up reading DC Thomson adventure titles such as Wizard and Hotspur, was a prolific comics writer.Continue reading In Memoriam: Comics Writer Scott Goodall MBE

A scene from the Russian Civil War from "Charley's War". Story by Pat Mills, art by Joe Colquhoun

Curating Charley’s War: An Interview with Titan’s collection editor Simon Ward

  Last year, I chatted to Simon Ward, who edited the tenth volume of Charley’s War for Titan Books. Some quotes from the conversation were used in an article that was published in the last issue of Comic Heroes magazine. Anyway, I thought it would be a good idea to present the full, unedited transcript ofContinue reading Curating Charley’s War: An Interview with Titan’s collection editor Simon Ward