Hit Me With Your Best Shot

Just in case any casual reader of this blog has not guessed, I am a big fan of British comics.  I will and do read anything and everything I can find about British comics.  This includes everything from social media posts to educational tomes that can feel like I am wading through the written equivalent of treacle. However, the “light the blue touch paper” moment … Continue reading Hit Me With Your Best Shot

Got To Accentuate The Positive

As we have now moved and we are unpacking boxes, one thing that was decided early on was that my comic reference library was either going to be in our bedroom or in our living room. As we have now been in the house for a month and we currently only have one bookcase upstairs, it was became clear very quickly that those reference books … Continue reading Got To Accentuate The Positive

All Kinds of Everything

It’s almost been three weeks since my last post and I am surprised that it has taken so long for me to post anything else. But I have not been idle and I have been working on a couple of things for Down The Tubes. One was completing the Jeff Bevan article, which is paying tribute to a D C Thomson staff artist that worked … Continue reading All Kinds of Everything

He Was Only A Private Soldier

When I look around internet-land, it always disappoints me when I see so many great comics ignored. And two of the comics that seem to get constantly overlooked are D C Thomson’s Hotspur and Wizard. Which is a shame as both of those comics featured some amazing art. And for me, any comic that featured the debut of King Carlos for one of the major … Continue reading He Was Only A Private Soldier