Have Yourself a very Kennedy Christmas

If there is one person I associate with Christmas, it is Ian Kennedy. With the amount of annual covers, internal comic art and comic covers, it would not be Christmas without Ian’s work to love and admire. So without further ado, I present to you a small selection of Ian Kennedy’s work that we could call his Winter collection. These are presented in publication order … Continue reading Have Yourself a very Kennedy Christmas

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

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

The Box

I really need to find out who the editor was for 1970s picture paper Wizard as his taste was impeccable. He brought several up and coming artists to the attention of the world and three of them are now considered major influences by the current artists breaking through. I have mentioned that this comic featured the debut of Carlos Ezquerra in the action papers with … Continue reading The Box

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