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Replacing Eagle: The Comics That Didn’t Make It – Part 2 Terra Nova

This series of articles by Jeremy Briggs covers the dummy comics that were created through the years as potential ‘modern’ versions of the original Eagle comic from the 1950s and 1960s, none of which ever made it to newsagents’ shelves. Lost Eagle and Lighting from the 1970s are here and the story moves into theContinue reading Replacing Eagle: The Comics That Didn’t Make It – Part 2 Terra Nova

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How Do You Write About Comics That Were Never Published?

I have been writing articles about old British comics for websites, fanzines, magazines and books for over 10 years now and I know that it is best done when you have physical copies of the comics in front of you to use as reference, preferably a continuous run given that many titles as they agedContinue reading How Do You Write About Comics That Were Never Published?

Derek Lord photographed by Edmond Terakopian in 2001. "Mr Lord was a joy to meet and a joy to photograph," Edmond recalls. Photograph used with kind permission.

In Memoriam: Eagle comic editor Derek Lord

Former comics editor Derek Lord died at 10.10am on Thursday 23rd September 2004, having been rushed into hospital for an emergency operation for a perforated bowel. He was 77 years old. I’d known Derek for about five years – from when I contacted him about the possibility of working on the proposed Eureka magazine. IContinue reading In Memoriam: Eagle comic editor Derek Lord