New Carol Day newspaper strip collection cut-off date for pre-orders fast approaches

Bill Cox has interviewed the team behind the project to bring the acclaimed newspaper strip, Carol Day by David Wright back into print, in a new Comic Art Live videocast from the team behind the Comic Art Fans web site.

The new interview with Chris Killackey, Roger Clark, and Guy Mills about the latest collection, Carol Day: Jack Slingsby, reprinting the complete story from the original art by David Wright, comes as the cut off date of 15th November 2023 for orders fast approaches.

After that, no more orders will be taken by distributor, Book Palace, so head here now if you want a copy of this Deluxe Strictly Limited Edition

David Wright's Carol Day: Jack Slingsby - Full Cover

As we previously reported, Jack Slingsby is a companion volume to the first, huge Carol Day book, Lance Hallamreleased earlier this year, edited by Roger Clark, Chris Killackey and Guy Mills.

Carol Day is a fashion model, elegant and sophisticated in a world of intrigue, vividly brought to life as a much-acclaimed, highly-regarded newspaper strip with well-constructed and engaging storylines by Raymond Little and superbly detailed and atmospheric artwork by David Wright.

David Wright's Carol Day: Jack Slingsby - Sample Art
David Wright's Carol Day: Jack Slingsby - Sample Art

Jack Slingsby reprints the eponymous story from the original art in the original size: 115 strips which ran from Tuesday 23rd June 1964 – Tuesday 3rd November 1964, along with an extensive critical essay by Chris Killackey. This collection features a cover illustration by Brian Bolland, and a smashing-looking frontispiece by David Roach.

• David Wright’s Carol Day: Jack Slingsby (Limited Edition), due for release Spring 2024 is available to preorder here

The book will only be offered through The Book Palace and will not be offered through the Slingsby Bros eBay store 

• Check out the Carol Day web site at

Check out Comic Art Live on YouTube

David Wright's Carol Day: Jack Slingsby - Endpapers
David Wright’s Carol Day: Jack Slingsby – Endpapers

David Wright’s Carol Day: Jack Slingsby
By David Wright
Cover illustration by Brian Bolland; frontispiece by David Roach
Edited by Roger Clark, Chris Killackey and Guy Mills
“Jack Slingsby: A Sequential Art Masterpiece” by Chris Killackey
Publisher: Slingsby Bros Ink!, due Spring 2024
Number of pages: 125
Format: Hard Cover; Full Colour illustrations
Size: 19″ x 14″ (489mm x 362mm)
Limited to pre-ordered copies only | Printed on acid-free paper | Quarterbound with a cloth spine | Coloured headbands with ribbon marker | Hot foil stamping on the spine

This Title is only available on a Pre-order basis until 15th November 2023 and no more orders will be taken after this date.

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