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In Memoriam: TV Century 21 and Battle Comic Artist Jim Watson

We’re sorry to report the recent passing of comic artist British comic artist Jim Watson, perhaps best known for his work on TV Century 21 during the 1960s and his strips for DC Thomson’s Commando and Warlord, and the Fleetway title, Battle Picture Weekly. Born in the 1930s, Jim, who lived in, Scotland, had been illContinue reading In Memoriam: TV Century 21 and Battle Comic Artist Jim Watson

Jim Watson True War snip

Comic Creator Spotlight: Comic Artist Jim Watson

There are many comic artists that I have still to identify whose work I’ve enjoyed down the years. Others that I have identified and see that others also share my enjoyment of their work. But there are many more who are unsung heroes and I have been fortunate enough to have been able to identifyContinue reading Comic Creator Spotlight: Comic Artist Jim Watson

The Gerry Anderson Comic Collection

In Review: The Gerry Anderson Comic Collection

  Creators: Various, including writers Alan Fennell and Tod Sullivan and artists Frank Bellamy, Jon Davis, Eric Eden, Ron Embleton, Rob Hamilton, and Mike Noble Publisher: Egmont UK Price: £25.00 Out: Now ISBN: 978 1 4052 7266 7 Binding: Hardback, 288 pages The Book: Stand by for action, we’re about to launch into a worldContinue reading In Review: The Gerry Anderson Comic Collection

Daleks versus Rock Snakes by and © Tony Luke

Doctor Who meets Thunderbirds!

  … Well, sort of! This stunning Daleks versus Rock Snakes image by Tony Luke features Doctor Who‘s top enemy and the deadly silicon-based life forms Zero X encountered on Mars in the film Thunderbirds are Go. The art is a private commission, inspired by a conversation Tony had with fellow artist Steve Pugh who suggested this “Scene We’d LikeContinue reading Doctor Who meets Thunderbirds!

TV Century 21 artist Mike Noble joins Andercon guest list

Veteran comic artist Mike Noble is to attend the Gerry Anderson-inspired Andercon in Heathrow, London, next April. Mike Noble is the legendary British comic artist and illustrator who began his career drawing strips such as The Lone Ranger in the 1950s. His many credits include his work for TV Century 21, including with Fireball XL5,Continue reading TV Century 21 artist Mike Noble joins Andercon guest list