Here’s an exclusive first look at Chris Weston’s fantastic cover, coloured by Dylan Teague, for the upcoming second collection of the 1970s British comic strip “Black Max” – a character who’s been enjoying quite a revival through the various Scream and Misty Specials, and his appearance in the 2000AD strip “Fiends of the Eastern Front”.
Back in the 1960s, the success of James Bond in print and on the big screen spawned or inspired many similar heroes – and heroines – on TV and comics. One of them was the hugely-popular British series Danger Man, starring Patrick McGoohan, who would go on to star in the cult show The Prisoner. One of the show’s comic spin-offs is less well known than others…
The latest Phil-Comics on eBay auction features around 465 vintage comic related items, including original artwork from Beano and Buster artist Robert Nixon, a wide array of comics, annuals, holiday specials, books, batches and a few CGC graded comics to… Read More ›
Bambos Georgiou takes a look at just some of the European comic strips that once featured in Fleetway’s British weekly comics
Independent publisher Hibernia has teamed up with the Treasury of British Comics to publish Cosmic Comics, a terrific, eye-searing collection of legendary comic creator Kevin O’Neill’s formative work on such titles as 2000AD, Lion, Tornado and Starlord
The Continuing Adventures of Frank S. Pepper This feature offers the full text of an interview Andrew Darlington conducted with the legendary writer Frank S. Pepper, extracted from a long series of correspondence, exactly as it was published in the… Read More ›
Quite by chance, I came across an interesting auction of Original Comic Art on Catwiki which ends tomorrow but includes a few items by British creators and a huge range of art by some well known European artists, including an “Axa” strip by Enrique Badia Romero and a “Robot Archie” page by Ted Kearon, from Lion.
Phil Comics first vintage comic auction of 2019 is now live on eBay, and includes some terrific Beano, Dandy and Lion annuals in its lots, along with some British comics including free gifts, and some editions of the short-lived Tornado adventure comic.