Were you a fan of The Spectrum, a 1960s band perhaps best known for their Captain Scarlet connection?
WebFind: Captain Britain, in LEGO – but not the superhero you may be thinking of!
When it comes to what’s more obscure, a rare LEGO design or a cosplayer seeking to outdo all others in terms of their design skills, I’m not sure who would win in a fight – but this fun design of… Read More ›
Adam Eterno sparks some Memories: Which Comics Did You Read Growing Up?
What comics did you read growing up?
Victorian escapologist Janus Stark returns in new collection!
Escapologist crime-fighter, Janus Stark, is back! The Treasury of British Comics has just announced a new special perfect-bound magazine, featuring the first adventures of the rubber-boned Victorian adventurer. “Behold, Janus Stark! Master of illusion, son of the unknown! No lock… Read More ›
Brand Promotion? New Product to plug? Call a comic artist!
Back in 1984, the corn-based snack food KP Outer Spacers was rebranded as KP Alien Spacers – and to promote them, alongside TV ads, 2000AD and Bogey Man artist Robin Smith was hired to draw a series of advertorial comic… Read More ›
2019 Treasury of British Comics line-up takes shape, includes “Invasion 1984”, “Deathwish”
There’s been news of more Treasury of British Comics titles from 2000AD publisher Rebellion for 2019 over the past few days, so here’s a run down of what we know they’re releasing so far. Note that in some cases, covers… Read More ›
Who’s Who in Rebellion’s “The Vigilant” classic comic character revival – and who created the characters
Rebellion Publishing, owners of 2000AD, announced an all-new 48-page special title The Vigilant earlier this week, the lead strip written by Simon Furman, with art by Simon Coleby coloured by Len O’Grady. Breathing new life into Fleetway characters acquired in… Read More ›
Have You Seen All The Twinkle Books?
A guide to the little-known books that span off from DC Thomson’s Twinkle comic
Great British Comic Characters Reinvented: Adam Eterno
We launched our British Comic Characters Made New Competition earlier this week and we’ve just received our first entry – Adam Eterno by Graham Hill. First published in Thunder in 1970, Adam was an immortal time traveller, vulnerable only to… Read More ›
Eagle Daze: On Artists’ Agents (and may God bless their cotton socks!)
Part Five of the memories of Roger Perry – memories of now more than half-a-century ago – of his days at Fleetway Publications and beyond