When British Comics were… European!

Comic artist, publisher and writer Bambos Georgiou takes a look at just some of the European comic strips that once featured in Fleetway’s British weekly comics, supplementing originated strips…. The UK comics industry in the 1960s has often been cited as one of the largest in the world, leading to a voracious appetite for material.Continue reading When British Comics were… European!

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Last chance to buy Psycops collection at a discount today

Today is your last chance to get the new Psycops collection featuring strips drawn by  2000AD‘s John M. Burns at 15% off cover price – either the hardback or softback collection. The cost goes to full cover price tomorrow. This 304-page volume from the Planet Striker team features all the Psycops comic strips that ranContinue reading Last chance to buy Psycops collection at a discount today

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Striker: The Final Whistle special announced, ending strip’s 34-year run

The final episode of the long-running comic strip Striker will be featured in a commemorative 52-page collectors’ edition of the comic, Striker: The Final Whistle. At least 33 pages of The Final Whistle will be all-new comic strips, picking up from where Issue 24 of the recently-published Striker comic left off and bringing the storyContinue reading Striker: The Final Whistle special announced, ending strip’s 34-year run

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Striker – The Final Comic Edition Special, “Psycops” collection release dates revealed

Fans were understandably disappointed with Striker creator Pete Nash‘s announcement last week that the football story is to end as a comic and Sun newspaper strip after an amazing 34 years – but if you think the game’s all over, it most definitely isn’t, because among other things, the release date of the final comicContinue reading Striker – The Final Comic Edition Special, “Psycops” collection release dates revealed

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The Dream is Over: 34 years in the making, Striker finally bows out

Striker creator Pete Nash has announced the grim news that his football strip, a long time staple of The Sun, is to finally end – and despite two successful crowdfunding campaigns, the Striker comic will not be returning, apart from one final “wrap up” SpecialContinue reading The Dream is Over: 34 years in the making, Striker finally bows out