Alice Playing Cards - art by Jesus Blasco

WebFind: Alice in Wonderland Playing Cards by Jesus Blasco

British comic fans will be familiar with the name Jesus Blasco, an artist whose distinctive style thrilled many on strips such as “The Steel Claw” for Valiant and 2000AD’s “Bill Savage” – but he was a dab hand at lighter subjects, too, such as Alice in Wonderland. I came across these playing cards quite byContinue reading WebFind: Alice in Wonderland Playing Cards by Jesus Blasco

Kangaroo Illustration - Look and Learn (1970s)

WebFind: Look and Learn, Treasure illustrations galore from Holloway Fine Art

Quite by chance, I came across the eBay page Holloway Fine Art, which is offering hundreds of artworks from classic annuals, books magazines such as Look and Learn and Treasure, including 1980s Famous Five illustrations by Leslie Branton. Also on offer is art by Lewis Baumer, Luis Bermejo, Jesus Blasco, Brian Cosgrove, Reginald B. Davies,Continue reading WebFind: Look and Learn, Treasure illustrations galore from Holloway Fine Art

WebFind: Gene Colan: Visions of a Man Without Fear

If you’re a fan of artist Gene Colan like me, then this 48-page exhibition catalogue on offer from the San Francisco Cartoon Art Museum is a bit of a gem. Gene Colan: Visions of a Man Without Fear features high-quality reproductions of select pieces from Gene Colan’s career-defining work for Marvel Comics from the 1960sContinue reading WebFind: Gene Colan: Visions of a Man Without Fear

Edmond E. Good’s Knight Masters(Date Unknown)

Roads Not Taken: Edmond E. Good’s “Knight Masters”

Canadian illustrator, writer and co-author of more than a dozen comics Edmond Elbridge Good (1st July 1910 – 22nd September 1991) created the Rex Baxter feature for Bell Publishing in 1942 and drew the Scorchy Smith strip (taking over from Frank Robbins in 1944) and Tarzan for United Feature Syndicate. He also helped to introduceContinue reading Roads Not Taken: Edmond E. Good’s “Knight Masters”

Jermome Bixby's The Man from Earth

WebFind: The Man from Earth (and its sequel)

So on a ramble through Amazon, I came across and watched the restored version of the intriguing 2007 film, The Man from Earth. Simply put, it’s a film that centres on “College professors discussing many topics with a colleague who claims to be thousands of years old” – but that plot description really doesn’t do itContinue reading WebFind: The Man from Earth (and its sequel)