Comics is All You Need: Oxford Comics Network spotlights The Beatles, Cold War!

This week’s free meeting of the Oxford Comics Network offers an intriguing look at Science Fiction and Beatles comics. The meeting at TORCH will be hearing from – and debating with – Jordan Newton (from Canterbury Christ Church University), who will explore science fiction comics as an allegory of the Cold War. This discussion willContinue reading Comics is All You Need: Oxford Comics Network spotlights The Beatles, Cold War!

The Beatles - Yellow Submarine - SNIP

Titan Comics Beatles-inspired “Yellow Submarine” graphic novel out in August

Titan Comics adaptation of The Beatles Yellow Submarine will be out in August, and we’re sure news that specialist music films distributor Abramorama has agreed with Apple Corps Ltd. and Universal Music Group to re-release the animated feature film in North America in July, will help boost sales. Debuting in 1968, the cult classic film isContinue reading Titan Comics Beatles-inspired “Yellow Submarine” graphic novel out in August

Pop Pic Library No. 11 SNIP

Down the Rabbit Hole: Who were the Creators behind Pop Pic Library?

The British comics scene has always been quick to capitalise on popular culture trends, and this is clearly in evidence with the 1960s romance title Pop Pic Library. I came across a copy of No. 11 (“Whatcha Gonna Do About It”) on a market stall at the weekend and bought it purely for the strikingContinue reading Down the Rabbit Hole: Who were the Creators behind Pop Pic Library?

Campfire’s Beatles Graphic Novel gets Liverpool launch this weekend

A new graphic telling of the Fab Four’s story – The Beatles: All Our Yesterdays – gets its launch at Write Blend bookshop in South Road, Waterloo in Liverpool on Friday 10th February 2017. Written by Jason Quinn, drawn by Lalit Kumar Sharma, the book is published by Campfire Graphic Novels of Delhi, India. JasonContinue reading Campfire’s Beatles Graphic Novel gets Liverpool launch this weekend

Strontium Dog original artwork by Carlos Esquerra (1988) from 2000AD Prog 560-572 The Stone Killers. Johnny Alpha pressures Morlock to give up his murderous client. Indian ink on cartridge paper. 18 x 14 ins

Strontium Dog by Carlos Ezquerra, World War One comics, rare Beanos and more in latest Compalcomics auction

The August – September catalogue for the latest Compalcomics auction is now live, offering 283 lots in the catalogue, including some great British items. The auction company’s June catalogue excelled with £5000 for The Dandy Monster Comic 1, £2550 for Number Two and a whopping £1920 for the 1948 issue with puppeteer Korky the Cat on the front cover.Continue reading Strontium Dog by Carlos Ezquerra, World War One comics, rare Beanos and more in latest Compalcomics auction