Orbital Comics - Treasury of British Comics Exhibition SNIP

In Pictures: Treasury of British Comics Exhibition – Orbital Comics, London

Here’s a few snaps from the Treasury of British Comics exhibition currently on at Orbital Comics in central London. The art is being exhibited courtesy of 2000AD publisher Rebellion Publishing in a celebration of their imprint, The Treasury of British Comics. Rebellion have been lovingly breathing life into some of the most classic British comics of the 1970s and 80s,Continue reading In Pictures: Treasury of British Comics Exhibition – Orbital Comics, London

Roy of the Rovers Melchester Club Crest 2018

Roy of the Rovers new Melchester Club Crest revealed – and relegation woes revealed!

Following up on news on the new Roy of the Rovers creative team, publishers Rebellion have unveiled the brand new Melchester Rovers club crest – and a hint of dark times for the famous fictional football club. Featuring a modern, sleek design and a nod to the history of Roy of the Rovers – which made itsContinue reading Roy of the Rovers new Melchester Club Crest revealed – and relegation woes revealed!

Roy of the Rovers - Racey Returns

Roy of the Rovers rebooted, new stories start in 2018

BBC News Oxford has reported Roy of the Rovers is to be rebooted in new adventures thanks to new owners 2000AD publisher Rebellion. The new stories will chart the start of Roy Race’s career at the fictional Melchester Rovers, in a series of graphic novels and books alongside the 2018/19 football season. Jason Kingsley, RebellionContinue reading Roy of the Rovers rebooted, new stories start in 2018

Arsenal striker Malcolm Macdonald, Roy and Barrie Tomlinson

In Review: Comic Book Hero – Working with Britain’s Picture-Strip Legends

By Barrie Tomlinson Publisher: Pitch Publishing Out: Now The Book: In the 1960s, 70s and 80s, children’s comics were a massive part of a young person’s life. This book tells the story behind the production of comics such as Tiger, Scream, Speed and many more titles, on which Barrie Tomlinson worked as editor. Read howContinue reading In Review: Comic Book Hero – Working with Britain’s Picture-Strip Legends

Charley's War original artwork by Joe Colquhoun for Battle-Action No 297 Page 3 (1980). Written by Pat Mills The French legionnaires fight a ferocious battle during the German Siege of Fort Vaux in Verdun. Krotowski hides himself in the observation turret above the tunnel, desperately trying to buy water from a German soldier outside but Blue forces his comrade away knowing he'll be shot if the commandant finds out 18 x 15 ins. Black ink on cartridge paper £250-300

“Charley’s War” auctioned art defies estimates, sells for over £1000

“Charley’s War” artwork does not come onto the market very often and Pat Mills stories of World War One’s Charley Bourne, brilliantly illustrated by Joe Colquhoun, first published in Battle Picture Weekly, have legions of admirers, so it’s no surprise some recently offered at auction sold for a good price. From a conservative estimate ofContinue reading “Charley’s War” auctioned art defies estimates, sells for over £1000