British Comics – Books

Rumble in the Jungle!

(Report originally posted by Richard Sheaf) Two of Carlton’s Commando collections currently available have now been produced in alternative covers by Ian Kennedy. Fetaured here are the two Anzacs at War and the True Brit covers… There’s also a new… Read More ›

Forbidden Lego

A book showing children how to make guns out of LEGO is causing parents to have fits as it climbs the list of must-have Christmas presents. Forbidden Lego, written by two former employees of the Danish plastic-brick firm, Ulrik Pilegaard… Read More ›

Survivors Returns

The Forbidden Planet International web site reports the BBC has confirmed that it has concluded a deal with the estate of the late Terry Nation to create a new version of the cult 70s science fiction show Survivors. Nation, well-known… Read More ›

Top Books of 2007

Publishers Weekly has posted a listing of the comics chosen for the print magazine’s “Best Books of 2007”. The books chosen for the Comics section include British creators Bryan Talbot’s Alice in Sunderland and Nick Abadzis’s Laika, along with Adrian… Read More ›

Tales of Wit and Wonder

Eureka Productions has released a revised second edition of its long-out-of-print Graphic Classics: Mark Twain, the eighth volume in the Graphics Classics series of comics adaptations of great literature whose contributors include many British creators. With a dramatic cover painting… Read More ›

A Deserter’s Tale

Battle‘s acclaimed Charley’s War continues at Titan Books with the timely release of a fourth collection of the World War One tale. Written by Pat Mills, drawn by the legendary Joe Colquhoun, Blue’s Story continues the critically-acclaimed thrilling, horrifying and… Read More ›

Complete Peanuts

I came across another comics gem in one of our two local Waterstones this weekend, just on sale in the UK — Charles Schultz Peanuts are being collected chronologically in some classy but reasonably priced hardback editions. These really nice… Read More ›