Phil Comics June 2019 Auction Montage

Phil Comics offers TV21, Tornado and “Curly Wee” rarities in latest eBay auction

There’s another astonishing array of comics and comic-related items on offer in the latest eBay auction from Phil Comics this month: hundreds of vintage comics, annuals, free gifts, holiday specials and more, in 550 odd listings, including some very rare and often much sought after Curly Wee annualsContinue reading Phil Comics offers TV21, Tornado and “Curly Wee” rarities in latest eBay auction

Cosmic Comics Cover SNIP

Klep! “Cosmic Comics” is a Kevin O’Neill comics miscellany that may burn your eyeballs!

Independent publisher Hibernia has teamed up with the Treasury of British Comics to publish Cosmic Comics, a terrific, eye-searing collection of legendary comic creator Kevin O’Neill’s formative work on such titles as 2000AD, Lion, Tornado and StarlordContinue reading Klep! “Cosmic Comics” is a Kevin O’Neill comics miscellany that may burn your eyeballs!

Amazing British comic annuals up for auction from Phil Comics

Phil Comics first vintage comic auction of 2019 is now live on eBay, and includes some terrific Beano, Dandy and Lion annuals in its lots, along with some British comics including free gifts, and some editions of the short-lived Tornado adventure comic.Continue reading Amazing British comic annuals up for auction from Phil Comics

Kelvin Gosnell

Starlord editor Kelvin Gosnell de-cloaks for latest The 2000 AD Thrill-Cast!

In the mid-1970s, a sub-editor at British comics publisher IPC read an Evening Standard newspaper article about a forthcoming movie called Star Wars. Spotting a potential gap in the market and encouraged by fellow IPC employee Pat Mills, he penned a memo to management suggesting that science-fiction would be the Next Big Thing… This week, the 2000AD podcastContinue reading Starlord editor Kelvin Gosnell de-cloaks for latest The 2000 AD Thrill-Cast!

Alphonso Azpiri's less "risque" work - for British comics Tornado, "Planet of the Damned" for Starlord - and "Ant Wars" for 2000AD

In Memoriam: Comic Artist Alphonso Azpiri

Comic creator, editor and publisher Dave Elliott pays tribute to the award-winning Spanish artist Alphonso Azpiri, who has died aged just 70. He’s best known for his adult comics work such as “Lorna” and “Bethlehem Steele”, but he was also the co-creator of Roman slave turned soldier Black Hawk for Tornado – an early contributor toContinue reading In Memoriam: Comic Artist Alphonso Azpiri