Striker Volume Three – orders now open

Striker Volume Three

Striker Volume Three

The third Volume of Striker, the long-running football strip created by Pete Nash published by best-selling British tabloid newspaper The Sun, is now available to order.

Announcing the news on Strikerworld, Pete says his team only plan to print to order, with only a few surplus copies, with delivery planned for later this month, so be sure to order your copy early as there were many disappointed fans who missed out on Volume Two.

“This book contains the last four years of hand-drawn Striker adventures before the switch to 3D computer-generated production at the start of 1999,” he notes, “And you can see a three-week experiment with the new style towards the end of the book.”

This era also marked a transition in the tone of the Striker stories from drama to comedy drama, inspired by the larger-than-life character traits of manager Eric and his trophy wife Vanessa, who made their Striker debuts at the end of Volume Two.

The price for Volume Three, which includes an introduction by Pete, remains at £25 including delivery for an unsigned book, or £30 including delivery for a signed copy. Overseas buyers should email Lucinda at for prices.

A limited reprint of Volume Two is also being considered, if there is sufficient demand; email if you would like to go on the waiting list).

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.

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