The Angel Badia Camps exhibition at the The Biblioteca Guillem de Berguedà in Puis-reig. Image: The Biblioteca Guillem de Berguedà

Permanent Angel Badia Camps exhibition opens in Puis-reig, Spain

If you’re a comics fan travelling to Barcelona this summer, then you could do worse than to take a road trip to nearby Puis-reig and visit the Biblioteca Guillem de Berguedà, now host to a permanent exhibition of the work of artist Àngel Badia Camps, who died earlier this year, aged 89. After establishing himselfContinue reading Permanent Angel Badia Camps exhibition opens in Puis-reig, Spain

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In Memoriam: Comic Artist Jordi Longarón, co-creator of “Friday Foster”

We’re sorry to report the recent passing of Spanish comic artist and illustrator, Jordi Longarón, co-creator of the ground-breaking newspaper strip “Friday Foster” with writer Jim Lawrence. He was 86. Better known, for some, as Jorge Longarón, over a long and much-admired career, his many credits include work not only in his native Spain, butContinue reading In Memoriam: Comic Artist Jordi Longarón, co-creator of “Friday Foster”

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Jim Baikie: A Stripography (and some Musical Notes)

Here’s a guide to comics artist Jim Baikie’s comics career, including his lesser known British girls’ comic work, revealing his huge contribution to many titles. Jim died in December 2017; you can read our obituary here and an Appreciation by Alan Moore here Most of the credits below were compiled by David Roach for Jim during hisContinue reading Jim Baikie: A Stripography (and some Musical Notes)

That Funny Little Man… Roy Newby exhibition announced

(with thanks to David Roach and Tim Pilcher) An exhibition by little-known artist Roy Newby, whose work over many decades included numerous comics, will go on show at Phoenix Place in Lewes, East Sussex, later this month. Roy’s work displays an astonishing variety of style and skill, from comic book illustration, recently seen at theContinue reading That Funny Little Man… Roy Newby exhibition announced