Comics Writer James Tomlinson

Creating Comics: An Interview with Eagle and Battle writer James Tomlinson

Ahead of his first ever appearance at a comics event (Swapmeet #5 on Saturday 28th September 2019, in Watford) I caught up with one of the guests of honour, James Tomlinson. James – son of Eagle, Tiger and Roy of the Rovers editor Barrie Tomlinson – has written the adventures of some of Britain’s mostContinue reading Creating Comics: An Interview with Eagle and Battle writer James Tomlinson

"Operation Bloodhound" from Battle Action Force - cover dated 8th October 1986

Looking back at Battle Action Force

Many older British comic fans will remember Marvel UK’s Action Force comic, but the team had another home – in issues of IPC’s Battle in the early 1980s. Luke Williams looks back at the stories… By the early 1980s, sales on the war / action title Battle, the first wave in the Pat Mills /Continue reading Looking back at Battle Action Force

Stirling Moss speeding on to the scene with the first copies of Speed

Comic Book Hero: Looking back on a time when celebrities courted comics, not the other way round!

In the 1960s, 70s and 80s, children’s comics were a massive part of a young person’s life. Comic Book Hero by former comics editor Barrie Tomlinson – out on 1st September 2017 – tells the story behind the production of comics such as Tiger, Scream, Speed and many more  of the he worked on, and he’sContinue reading Comic Book Hero: Looking back on a time when celebrities courted comics, not the other way round!