Wildcat Preview Comic - Wildcat Centrespread SNIP

Attention, Newcastle! “Turbo Jones” signing by Ian Kennedy and Barrie Tomlinson announced

Forbidden Planet Newcastle has announced that Barrie Tomlinson, the editor of the short-lived comic Wildcat and writer of “Death Wish“, and British comics legend Ian Kennedy will be making a joint appearance to help launch Rebellion’s Turbo Jones collection in January. “Turbo Jones” first appeared in Wildcat comic, published by Fleetway between October 1988 and MarchContinue reading Attention, Newcastle! “Turbo Jones” signing by Ian Kennedy and Barrie Tomlinson announced

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”

Wildcat Preview Comic - Wildcat Centrespread SNIP

Wildcat, one of Fleetway’s last boy’s adventure comics, to be collected

Rebellion are to publish a collection of strips from Wildcat, Fleetway’s short-lived, last real attempt at a fortnightly boy’s adventure comic, launched in 1988. There’s also a mention on Amazon for another Jinty collection, Fran from the Floods. Published by Fleetway between October 1988 and March 1989 (with a free Wildcat mini-comic given away with 2000AD,Continue reading Wildcat, one of Fleetway’s last boy’s adventure comics, to be collected

A modern look to Ken Reid's popular character Faceache, by Joe Matthews.

Creating Comics: Could Rebellion Bring Back Buster?

The news that 2000AD and Judge Dredd Meagzine publisher Rebellion has bought Egmont’s classic comic archive certainly gotten a lot of comics fans into a frenzy, with many creators already brushing up their pitches for all-new takes on adventures characters such as THUNDER comic’s Adam Eterno, Action‘s Dredger and others. But might a revival of Fleetway EditionsContinue reading Creating Comics: Could Rebellion Bring Back Buster?

Veteran British comic artist John Gillatt with writer and editor Barrie Tomlinson, January 2014. Photo courtesy Barrie Tomlinson

Get Well Soon, Barrie Tomlinson!

  David McDonald from Hibernia Comics has Informed us that one time IPC Group Editor, Barrie Tomlinson has had a few health scares in the past few weeks. Barrie’s name will be very familiar to some but to others it maybe not so. As well as helping David with his Comic Archives at Hibernia, he’sContinue reading Get Well Soon, Barrie Tomlinson!