Anderson Entertainment has opened pre-orders for its second UFO Comic Anthology – and downthetubes has had a sneak peek, including some of the strip pages drawn by Brian Lewis, Jon Davis and John M. Burns.
Based on Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s first live-action TV series, UFO, this is the second collection of strips, the first proving a runaway hit with fans.
On offer is a 320-page lavishly designed litho printed anthology, comprising “UFO” comic strips from TV Action, plus other rarely seen and never-before-reprinted strips, presented together with insightful articles and interviews all compiled by Anderson comics expert Shaqui Le Vesconte.
As with Volume One, reviewed here, the articles and interviews will give the reader context and fascinating insights into TV Action‘s history, artists, and UFO‘s life as a TV series, and demise.
For those wondering about the collection cover, the image is taken from one of the covers from the Italian reprints of the UFO strips, published by Edifumetto.
The series there so popular, in fact, that this was a reissue, Supplemento a TAM TAM – N° 4, published in 1974. All the covers feature here, in full on the ISOSHADO site.
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UFO Comic Anthology Volume One is the first of two volumes offering the complete collection of UFO comic strips from Countdown and TV Action. Volume One features 288 pages of colour and black and white strips from Countdown, as well as articles and interviews by Anderson comics expert Shaqui Le Vesconte, giving the reader context and fascinating insights into Countdown‘s history, artists, and UFO’s life in comics.