Compalcomics has launched its March auction catalogue of British and US comics, and a huge amount of great comic art, including Black Panther art for Marvel UK, Thunderbirds and Garth art by Frank Bellamy and some other rarities from the Bob Monkhouse Archive. The star item on offer has to be a copy The Beano No 1Continue reading Compalcomics offers first issue Beano, Black Panther art and more in March auction
This year’s Beano Summer Special is on sale now in all good newsagents – and a Dandy Summer Special is on the way. The Beano special, with a cover by Nigel Parkinson, offers 68 pages packed full of comics, jokes, puzzles and one spooky mystery, and comes with a sheet of stickers – everything you need toContinue reading Beano Summer Special Out Now, Dandy Special out next month!
The latest sales figures for some comics and children’s magazines available on the UK news stand for the second half of 2017 have just been published by the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC). There are winners and losers as ever, as consumer magazines in general fight for readers in an increasingly difficult market – but at leastContinue reading British Comic Sales Figures, Winners and Losers (July – December 2017): Good news for Beano, bad for TOXIC
The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced its latest patron is cartoonist Zoom Rockman, who sprang to comics fame at a young age with his work for the humour weekly, Beano. Zoom Rockman is a British artist/ satirist whose comic strip, Skanky Pigeon first appeared in the Beano when he was 12 years old. Age 16, he becameContinue reading Zoom Rockman announced as latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival patron
A little later than planned, here are some items you may have missed on our site and beyond last week. Just in case you missed some of our British comics coverage… • Our most popular item last week was without doubt discussion about British Comics sales, although news of the launch of 2000AD: The UltimateContinue reading That Was the Comic Week That Was: 2000AD “Ultimate” launch, the perils of polybagged comics and the passing of a girls comic pioneer