Great War Dundee Comic SNIP

In Words and Pictures: The Great War Dundee Comic Launch

My main hobby is comics (you’d never have guessed, would you?) but one of my many other interests is history. When I found out about the Great War Dundee event that combined both, involving the launch of the free Great War Dundee Comic and appearances by Pat Mills, Ian Kennedy and Anya Morozova, located inContinue reading In Words and Pictures: The Great War Dundee Comic Launch

"Ragtime Soldier" by Pat Mills with art by Gary Welsh and Phil Vaughan

First Look: “Ragtime Soldier”, a new World War One comic from Pat Mills

Pat Mills, creator of 2000AD and co-creator and writer of the classic World War One strip “Charley’s War” for Battle, has revealed the first page of his new anti-war story, “Ragtime Soldier“, featuring art by Gary Welsh and Phil Vaughan. The story is the lead strip in an upcoming anthology, part of a Heritage LotteryContinue reading First Look: “Ragtime Soldier”, a new World War One comic from Pat Mills

Battle cover art - Charley's War - cover dated 23rd August 1980 SNIP

“Charley’s War” Battle comic covers by Joe Colquhoun offered on eBay

Two original “Charley’s War” Battle over artworks by Joe Colquhoun are being offered on eBay, this week, by two different sellers. The first – and the most dramatic – is the cover of Battle, cover dated 23rd August 1980, a scene from a gripping naval battle. The seller notes that while the original backing statContinue reading “Charley’s War” Battle comic covers by Joe Colquhoun offered on eBay

Traces of the Great War - Pretty Little Village by Mael

In Review: Traces of the Great War

Publisher: Image Comics (English Edition)/ Editions de la Gouttière (French Edition) Out: Now The Book: Traces of the Great War is a remarkable, original collection of 18 thought provoking graphic short stories bridging the past and present. Internationally-acclaimed comic book artists, graphic novelists and writers, all of them explore the continued relevance and resonance of the FirstContinue reading In Review: Traces of the Great War

Charley's War

Remembering “Charley’s War”, a comic story of the Great War

As we remember the fallen of all wars this weekend, you may be interested in finding out more about “Charley’s War”, the powerful story of the young Charley Bourne, caught up in the fervour of World War One, “the Great War”, and, subsequently, the horrors that came with it. The long-running strip was originally createdContinue reading Remembering “Charley’s War”, a comic story of the Great War