Publisher Dez Skinn releases Limited Edition “Warrior #0” for the 1980s anthology’s many fans

Author and publisher Dez Skinn has released a special limited edition print of the original dummy that helped launch his award-winning comics anthology Warrior, the original home of Alan Moore and Garry Leach’s Marvelman (now Miracleman), V for Vendetta (co-created by Alan and David Lloyd) – and many other strips. As an editor who beganContinue reading Publisher Dez Skinn releases Limited Edition “Warrior #0” for the 1980s anthology’s many fans

Jim Baikie - 1987 SNIP

Jim Baikie: An Appreciation by Alan Moore

Alan Moore pays tribute to comic creator Jim Baikie, who died in December… The first time I can across Jim Baikie’s art, without even knowing his name (a common condition with British comics of that period), would have been as a twelve-year-old Monkees-obsessive when Jim was handling the comic strip adventures of that transatlantic faux-BeatlesContinue reading Jim Baikie: An Appreciation by Alan Moore

Jim Baikie - 1987 SNIP

In Memoriam: Comic Artist Jim Baikie

We’re sorry to report the passing of Eisner Award-winning Scottish comic artist Jim Baikie, perhaps best known to many downthetubes readers as co-creator of 2000AD’s alien-on-the-run, Skizz. He enjoyed a career in comics that began with work for girls titles in the 1960s that would go on to encompass “Charlie’s Angels” and “Terrahawks” for Look-In,Continue reading In Memoriam: Comic Artist Jim Baikie

Garry Leach heads to Orbital for Marvel Man… Miracle Man signing

London’s Orbital Comics is to host a signing by the original Marvel Man – sorry, Miracle Man – artist Garry Leach on Wednesday 15th January from 5.00pm. KIMOTA! With one magic word, a long-forgotten legend lives again! Freelance reporter Michael Moran always knew he was meant for something more — now, a strange series ofContinue reading Garry Leach heads to Orbital for Marvel Man… Miracle Man signing

Marvelman Challenge!

As it’s recently been noted on several blogs and forums that the Dez Skinn-created Warrior was first published 30 years ago (including Lew Stringer’s terrific blog, see: http://lewstringer.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/30-year-flashback-warrior-no1.html), I thought I’d throw down a challenge to readers and members of the downthetubes forum – draw Marvelman! It could be a simple dramatic (or humorous) pose,Continue reading Marvelman Challenge!