Brand Promotion? New Product to plug? Call a comic artist!

Back in 1984, the corn-based snack food KP Outer Spacers was rebranded as KP Alien Spacers – and to promote them, alongside TV ads, 2000AD and Bogey Man artist Robin Smith was hired to draw a series of advertorial comic strips. It’s one of many, many brands promoted using comics (alongside other medium, such asContinue reading Brand Promotion? New Product to plug? Call a comic artist!

Battle - cover dated 27th August 1983 -SNIP

2019 Treasury of British Comics line-up takes shape, includes “Invasion 1984”, “Deathwish”

There’s been news of more Treasury of British Comics titles from 2000AD publisher Rebellion for 2019 over the past few days, so here’s a run down of what we know they’re releasing so far. Note that in some cases, covers may not be final and in others we’ve featured art or comic covers from theContinue reading 2019 Treasury of British Comics line-up takes shape, includes “Invasion 1984”, “Deathwish”

The Vigilant Cover - SNIP

Who’s Who in Rebellion’s “The Vigilant” classic comic character revival – and who created the characters

Rebellion Publishing, owners of 2000AD, announced an all-new 48-page special title The Vigilant earlier this week, the lead strip written by Simon Furman, with art by Simon Coleby coloured by Len O’Grady. Breathing new life into Fleetway characters acquired  in 2016, the project is a further building block for the evolving “Rebellion-verse”, an interconnected worldContinue reading Who’s Who in Rebellion’s “The Vigilant” classic comic character revival – and who created the characters

Great British Comic Characters Reinvented: Adam Eterno

We launched our British Comic Characters Made New Competition earlier this week and we’ve just received our first entry – Adam Eterno by Graham Hill. First published in Thunder in 1970, Adam was an immortal time traveller, vulnerable only to gold, he’s one of the most memorable heroes from the IPC stable, and is theseContinue reading Great British Comic Characters Reinvented: Adam Eterno

Some of the artists represented by B L Kearley Ltd

Eagle Daze: On Artists’ Agents (and may God bless their cotton socks!)

We are pleased to publish Part Five of the memories of Roger Perry – memories of now more than half-a-century ago – of his days at Fleetway Publications and beyond, working on Girl, Eagle, WHAM! and other titles… During those lucid moments when I have been relatively sober, it has come to my notice that the two websitesContinue reading Eagle Daze: On Artists’ Agents (and may God bless their cotton socks!)