Comics artist John Armstrong died this week, He’s best known for his work on the girls comics titles Bunty, Misty and Tammy, and for co-creating the long-running “Bella at the Bar” strip for the latter – but made very few appearances at comics events, but in 2003 I persuaded him to be part of theContinue reading In His Own Words: The Comics Career of Misty and Tammy artist John Armstrong
We’re sorry to announce the passing of British girls comics artist John Armstrong, co-creator of “Bella at the Bar” for Tammy and “Moonchild” for Misty, who died peacefully yesterday. He was 94. As John himself related back in 2003, although drawing from an early age, he later took art lessons while serving in the UKContinue reading In Memoriam: Misty and Tammy artist John Armstrong
Written by Jenny McDade Art by John Armstrong On Sale: 12th July 2018, 114 Pages ISBN: 9781781086254 Publisher: Rebellion Publishing/ Treasury of British Comics The Book: Bella’s gymtastic adventure begins here! Bella Barlow is a young orphan with ambitions to be a world class gymnastic. She has the talent, but is hampered by her cruelContinue reading In Preview/ Review: Bella at the Bar Volume One
Considered by many as the most important war story to appear in comics, a new definitive collection of Charley’s War to mark the centenary of the end of the World War One leads the 2018 schedule from Rebellion’s Treasury of British Comics. Celebrating a year since its launch in June 2017, the Treasury of BritishContinue reading Battle’s “Charley’s War” leads the charge for new Treasury of British Comics collections
Two new collections from British girls comics are on their way from 2000AD publishers Rebellion – and the good news is that they aren’t just sticking to collecting stories from Misty. The great news is that one of the new collections from the Fleetway archive Rebellion now own is a collection of the long-running “BellaContinue reading Tammy’s classic comic story “Bella at the Bar” back in print, exclusive cover reveal!