The August 2018 issue of Comics Revue is on sale now, with a cover by Jeremy MacPherson featuring Flash Gordon. This issue includes another Garth story by Modesty Blaise creator Peter O’Donnell, “Garth in Hollywood”, drawn by Steve Dowling and John Allard, first published in 1953.
Published by Rick Norwood, each bi-monthly issue of Comics Revue presents 128 pages of classic comics strips, including “Flash Gordon” from both the 1960s and the 1970s; “Casey Ruggles” by Warren Tufts, “Alley Oop” by V.T. Hamlin, Steve Roper, “Tarzan”, “Gasoline Alley”, “Steve Canyon”, “Krazy Kat”, “Rick O’Shay” and, “Garth”, the latter the long-running strip from the Daily Mirror.
• Single copies of Comics Revue are $20. One-year subscriptions in the United States are only $59. Sent overseas air post the price is $89 for one year. Order the August 2017 issue of Comics Revue at www.comicsrevue.com
• For more information, you can visit the Comics Revue page on Facebook or write Norwood at Manuscript Press, Box 336, Mountain Home, TN 37684
Garth copyright Mirror Newspapers | Flash Gordon copyright King Features
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. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 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.