Battle Cover featuring “Charley’s War” cover dated 29th December 1981
More “Charley’s War” art from the weekly war comic Battle – this time a striking cover by Joe Colquhoun for an issue published back in 1981 – is on offer on eBay.
On offer is the original cover art to Battle number 347, cover dated featuring “Charley’s War”, cover dated 29th December 1981. The focus of the story is 7th June 1917, as Charley battled the Germans on Messines Ridge. It’s a dramatic and eye catching cover by Joe Colquhoun, in great condition
The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”.
He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.