A page of "Billy's Boots" by John Gillatt from Lion and Tiger, 28th September 1985.

In Memoriam: “Billy’s Boots” and “Jet-Ace Logan” Comic Artist John Gillatt

Former Fleetway editor Barrie Tomlinson pays tribute to John Gillatt, the artist best known for his work on strips such as “Billy’s Boots”, “Black Archer” and “Jet-Ace Logan” (for Comet and Tiger), who we have just learned died in November… I was devastated to hear that my old friend John Gillatt had passed away inContinue reading In Memoriam: “Billy’s Boots” and “Jet-Ace Logan” Comic Artist John Gillatt

Garth, Roy of the Rovers – “The Best of British”

The latest issue of Best of British magazine – on sale in newsagents until 29th November – includes features on two top UK comic characters, Garth and Roy of the Rovers. Written by Ant Jones, the Garth feature, devoted to the Mirror newspaper’s long-running adventure hero, currently being reprinted with colour by Martin Baines, isContinue reading Garth, Roy of the Rovers – “The Best of British”

The Beano - Daily Mirror Giveaway 2014

Free Beano in Saturday’s Mirror

  (Updated 31st October 2014): Hot on the heels of our news item that The Mirror has teamed up with Me Books to give digital comic readers a free interactive copy of Dennis the Menace comic comes word from Beano editor Craig Graham that the top British tabloid is giving away a free sampler of Britain’s top humour weekly humour comicContinue reading Free Beano in Saturday’s Mirror

Dennis the Menace - Digital Comic - Cover - SNIP

Daily Mirror offers free digital “Dennis the Menace” comic

  Top British newspaper The Mirror has teamed up with DC Thomson and digital comics distributor Me Books to give you a free interactive copy of Dennis the Menace comic. So if your little Menaces are getting a bit bored this half term, try this free interactive copy of Dennis the Menace (normal price £1.49), jam-packed with pranks, jokes, mischief and mayhem. Here’sContinue reading Daily Mirror offers free digital “Dennis the Menace” comic

New Garth Character Design

British Comic Heroes: The Return of Garth

In August 2008, after a long gestation period, adventure hero Garth returned to British newspaper The Mirror – albeit, for now, only on the publication’s web site. Here, artist Huw-J talks to John Freeman about the new strip and his many plans for the character’s ongoing revival… The return of Garth, a newspaper strip adventureContinue reading British Comic Heroes: The Return of Garth