Lee Sullivan and Mike Noble at Andercon 2014. Photo courtesy Lee Sullivan.

In Memoriam: Look-In and TV21 artist Mike Noble

We’re sorry to report the passing of veteran artist Mike Noble, perhaps best known for his work on the British weekly comics TV Century 21 – drawing strips such as “Fireball XL5“, “Captain Scarlet” and “Star Trek” and Look-In – working on strips such as “The Famous Five“, “Follyfoot“,  “Robin of Sherwood“, “Timeslip” and many more.Continue reading In Memoriam: Look-In and TV21 artist Mike Noble

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” and “Timeslip” art, rare Beanos included in May ComPal British comics auction

The latest ComPal auction run by Comic Book Auctions Ltd is now live offering a wide selection of comic items – both British and US. As usual, our focus is on the British section, which includes some great art offerings – including pages of “Charley’s War”, the amazing World War One story for Battle createdContinue reading “Charley’s War” and “Timeslip” art, rare Beanos included in May ComPal British comics auction

Famous Five to ape Doctor Who (or is that Timeslip?)

The cast of The Famous Five1978 production, scripted byRichard Carpenter London-based Kindle Entertainment, makers of the critically acclaimed CBBC show Leonardo are to turn Enid Blyton’s The Famous Five into a time travel show. The company recently announced it has has entered into a co-production pact with Hachette UK, which recently acquired a majority ofContinue reading Famous Five to ape Doctor Who (or is that Timeslip?)