DC Thomson Media is clearly ramping up its “Heritage Brands” output, teasing an impending announcement for “The Victor Files” – a reference to one of the Dundee-based company’s most popular weekly boys adventure comic titles, published between 1961 and 1992Continue reading DC Thomson teases new “The Victor Files” project
Screen printer John Patrick Reynolds has some great images on offer from a variety of DC Thomson comic titles, including The Beano, The Dandy and Commando – but we thought we’d highlight his Alf Tupper prints, simply because they’ve left us hankering for fish and chips and it’s almost tea time! Known affectionately as “TheContinue reading Alf Tupper, you’ve gone and made me want My Supper!
While attending the inaugural Capital Sci-Fi Con at Meadowbank earlier this year, I got to see James “Safest Hands in Soccer” McCulloch, the author of City of Lost Souls being ambushed by John “Ball of Fire” Ferguson of DiamondSteel Comics as John is the driving force behind the Scotland Comic Creators Football Club (and yes,Continue reading When Saturday Comes: Comic Sporting Heroes of Yesteryear
My first article regarding the work of Ron Smith acted as a introduction, to remind us how great this veteran artist, now retired, has been over the course of his career. The second article demonstrates how I am beginning to review Ron’s career in greater depth with a fairly complete listing of Ron’s work for The HotspurContinue reading Comic Creator Spotlight: The Art of Ron Smith, Part Three. The Hotspur Mark II 1970 to 1980
My first article regarding the work of Ron Smith acted as a introduction, to remind us how great this veteran artist, now retired, has been over the course of his career. This next pair of articles will focus on one aspect of Ron’s work: the art that he created for The Hotspur. This was a weekly anthology comic firstContinue reading Comic Creator Spotlight: The Art of Ron Smith, Part Two – The Hotspur Mark II 1959 to 1969