50 Years of 2001: A Space Odyssey - Isle of Man Stamps

Hidden Messages part of new 2001: A Space Odyssey Isle of Man stamps

The Isle of Man post office is marking the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey in style with a set of eight stamps – which contain secret messages for fans of the classic science fiction film. The work of London-based company Glazier Design in partnership with Warner Bros. and through them the KubrickContinue reading Hidden Messages part of new 2001: A Space Odyssey Isle of Man stamps

Royal Academy of Art Stamps 2018

Royal Academy of Art Stamps revealed

A new series of 65p and £1.55 stamps commissioned to mark the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy. Royal Mail’s Special Stamp programme has commemorated anniversaries and celebrated events relevant to UK heritage and life for more than 50 years. There are an estimated 2.5 million stamp collectors and gift givers in the UK andContinue reading Royal Academy of Art Stamps revealed

Royal Mail Star Wars: The Last Jedi stamps revealed (some with UV secrets!)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is blasting its way onto British cinema screens from 14th December 2017. To celebrate, the Royal Mail has announced eight new Star Wars stamps, limited-edition collectibles and gifts, packed with friendly (and not so friendly) characters. Beautifully illustrated by UK digital artist Malcolm Tween, some of the stamps feature secret details,Continue reading Royal Mail Star Wars: The Last Jedi stamps revealed (some with UV secrets!)

Comic artist John Higgins creates Great Fire of London Anniversary Stamps

Comic artist John Higgins has designed a set of six new stamps commemorating the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London. The project as a whole is the work of The Chase Creative Consultants, and the stamps are designed to appeal to a younger audience. London’s streets and the River Thames divide the GreatContinue reading Comic artist John Higgins creates Great Fire of London Anniversary Stamps

Art from Asterix and the Missing Scroll

Asterix goes from strength to strength, with new “Missing Scroll” album out next month

Since 1959, when Asterix was created by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo, he has gone from success to success – continuously attracting fans from all ages and from all around the world. In the publishing field, it is a very unique phenomenon with 35 albums now translated in more than 110 languages and more thanContinue reading Asterix goes from strength to strength, with new “Missing Scroll” album out next month