Some British comic fans regularly regale the lack of reprints of classic comic strips. Here’s some indication of what’s actually involved…
Several “Mystery Artists” who worked on DC Thomson girls comics for decades, largely uncredited, have been identified, thanks to information received from various sources, including former staff at the Dundee-based comics publisher. Author and artist David Roach is trying to… Read More ›
Author and artist David Roach is trying to identify the artists of a number of DC Thomson strips – and his renewed quest, highlighted on downthetubes, is already paying off thanks to social media, and an Argentinian artist’s connections with… Read More ›
Last Saturday’s Comic Jam Symposium at London’s Cartoon Museum really got comics artist and author David Roach fired up to try and identify some of the last unknown British comic artists that have been nagging away at him for years
DC Thomson Media launched social media accounts on Twitter and Facebook for its DCT Heritage Comics imprint at the beginning of the month – and one classic comic getting attention on both services is the fondly-remembered 1970s girls title Spellbound.
Girls in Print: Female Figures in British Comics is a new exhibition at the University of Dundee, running until October 2017. The way that female characters have been portrayed in comics has changed considerably over the years. In Britain, comics… Read More ›
An auction of the lifetime collection of artist Alan Hunter, featuring science fiction and comic ephemera owned by the late and great fanzine artist goes under the hammer on Saturday – and includes a number of lots of British comics,… Read More ›
Latest Compalcomics auction offers rare Beanos, Number Ones with free gifts… and more Dalek Swapits!
The Compalcomics August/September auction catalogue has just launched on the-saleroom.com and includes a number of early Beanos and plenty of Number One issues of various comics complete with with free gifts, including The Hornet from 1963, the girls comic Romeo,… Read More ›