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Flashdance: What a (Super) feeling

One of the greatest strengths of the best of American culture has always been the undying optimism that features in so many of their books, comics, movies and TV shows. Two current offerings that really embody this optimism by using comics in the TV medium are the TV shows Supergirl and The Flash. Which is why I was such a huge fan of the Christopher … Continue reading Flashdance: What a (Super) feeling

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We’ve Only Just Begun

I do enjoy the fact that my social media feed is crammed with artists that I admire for a variety of reasons. One is that I sometimes get given advance notification of something that is coming out that I will really enjoy. Another reason is that a lot of the artists and writers are really good people and it is a real pleasure to chat … Continue reading We’ve Only Just Begun

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The Kids Are Alright

It’s not often that the news of the sale of the rights to a back catalogue gets a lot of comic people excited, but the news coming out of Oxford is doing the business this finest August day. Rebellion, the company that currently own 2000AD have bought the rights to the Egmont UK archive. This includes all Fleetway characters created after 1970, so this includes … Continue reading The Kids Are Alright

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Roll up for The Mystery Tour

When I am reading or reading about comics, I am never sure what journey they are going to take me on and what stops I will make along the way. This weekend has been a good example. As I had reviewed Dave Cook’s Vessels on Down The Tubes, Dave had recommended one of his fellow creators contact me and as a result, I had been … Continue reading Roll up for The Mystery Tour