I was very sorry to learn of the passing of David Hedison, the American actor probably best known to many for his roles in the James Bond franchise, but for me, as one of the stars of Irwin Allen’s hokey but fun SF adventure show, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
Unearthed: An unexpected Doctor Who comics crossover with Lost in Space!
The cover of the 1969 Doctor Who annual was Walt Howarth’s last Doctor Who-related work for publisher World Distributors for some time, and its similarity to the cover of a 1967 Gold Key Swiss Family Robinson Comic was highlighted recently on social media.
The Copyright Cheat Affair: the hair-raising time The Man from U.N.C.L.E met Britain’s Barracuda comic hero
In the second of a series of articles, publisher, comics creator and historian of Tamil comics Nathan Viswa reveals some more disturbing and bizarre instances of British comics conflagration and copyright theft on the Indian sub-continent… When British publisher Fleetway… Read More ›
“Charley’s War” auctioned art defies estimates, sells for over £1000
“Charley’s War” artwork does not come onto the market very often and Pat Mills stories of World War One’s Charley Bourne, brilliantly illustrated by Joe Colquhoun, first published in Battle Picture Weekly, have legions of admirers, so it’s no surprise… Read More ›
The Avengers Amended
A lot of people know that there was a US comic featuring TV’s The Avengers, which to avoid confusion with a similarly-named title and, probably, litigation from Marvel, was actually named the John Steed Emma Peel comic. Published by Gold… Read More ›