World War One

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…. Read More ›

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… Read More ›

Sneak Peek: Commando’s new one-off World War One saga, running through November

DC Thomson, publishers of the long-running war comic Commando comic, have announced a new five-part series, ‘The Weekes’ War’, launching this week and running through November, all featuring new covers by the legendary Ian Kennedy. A special war saga depicting… Read More ›

Sneak Peek: Image Comics “Traces of the Great War” anthology launches this weekend at Lakes Festival

Poet Simon Armitage, Edmond Baudoin, Victoria Lomasko, Dave McKean and the UK’s Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard are among creators whose work features in a new international comic anthology – Traces of the Great War – which gets its launch during the Lakes international Comic Art Festival this… Read More ›

Comic Creator Spotlight: “Working Class Heroes” – The Comics of Jaques Tardi, by Keith Page

Artist and writer Keith Page shines a light on the work of the award-winning French artist Jacques Tardi… Jacques Tardi spent his early years in post-war Germany, his father a career soldier. The atrocities of the 1914-18 war, retold him… Read More ›

Web Find: Classics Illustrated World War Specials with John M. Burns covers

Back in 2014, Classic Comic Store published two Classics Illustrated special issues, re-publishing some of their World War-inspired material, but what I missed back then is that both feature new covers by ace British artist John M. Burns. Running to… Read More ›

14-18 NOW “Traces of the Great War” international comic anthology announced

Kendal’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced Traces of the Great War, a new and ambitious anthology publication exploring the traces and impact of the World War One on our lives today. Featuring over 20 internationally acclaimed comic artists and writers,… Read More ›

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