Action and Buster 2020 Specials

Slam, Bam! Rebellion set to deliver a stack of Comic Specials in 2020

Legendary comics Battle and Action are back as part of a roster of twelve new special titles for 2020 from Rebellion Publishing, including the return of the popular Cor and Buster Special, which debuted earlier this year, as the Cor!! Buster Easter Special. Some of the biggest titles in British comics will make a returnContinue reading Slam, Bam! Rebellion set to deliver a stack of Comic Specials in 2020

Thriller Picture Library - Jet Ace Logan Montage

Space hero Jet Ace Logan returns in new limited edition collection

Book Palace Books are working in partnership with Rebellion to publish a number of limited edition “Fleetway Picture Library Classics” comic collections, bringing strips such as “Jet Ace Logan” back into the limelight.
These collections are in addition to their ongoing Illustrators magazine, which will highlight work of artists such as 2000AD’s John Michael Burns and others.Continue reading Space hero Jet Ace Logan returns in new limited edition collection

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Comic Book Masters: Cover Artist Giorgio De Gaspari

Italian artist Giorgio De Gaspari may be an artist unfamiliar to many downthetubes readers, but throughout the 1960s his cover art thrilled many a young comic reader of British digest titles such as Thriller Picture Library and War Picture Library. De Gaspari’s work was highly innovative, characterised by bold juxtapositions of colour, and dramatic compositionsContinue reading Comic Book Masters: Cover Artist Giorgio De Gaspari

The Art of Reginald Heade

Coming Soon from Telos Publishing: The Art of Reginald Heade

On its way from Telos Publishing in October (and available to pre-order now) is The Art of Reginald Heade, written by Stephen James Walker. Reginald Heade is renowned amongst vintage paperback fans and collectors as the pre-eminent British pulp fiction cover artist of the 1940s and 1950s – considered by some as the greatest BritishContinue reading Coming Soon from Telos Publishing: The Art of Reginald Heade

22 Pages From Scottish History at Paisley Museum

Scottish history is being reinterpreted in a range of comic styles in the 22 Pages: Scenes From Scottish History that is currently on at the Paisley Museum. The free exhibition was created by Magic Torch Comics and features 22 pieces of original work by artists Andy Lee and Mhairi Robertson. The works have been inspiredContinue reading 22 Pages From Scottish History at Paisley Museum