I have been wavering over what to do for this, my 100th article. I had thought to do a cricket article as it would allow me to feature the art of Mike Dorey from Howzat? and Is It Cricket? and use a lot of 100 not out style comments. I had thought to continue my best of the rest article series about Commandos and list … Continue reading Oh Diana
And with apologies to Dick Emery, my latest find is thanks to my friend Doug who has more searches on Ebay than Schnorbitz has had for Bernie Winters! Doug’s big comic thing is first issues and mine is anything comic related but as time has gone by, I have gotten more and more interested in how the comics were pitched, created and got to that … Continue reading Oh You Are Cheeky But I Like You!
Sometimes articles take an age to come together and at other times, they just seem to appear fully formed. I am so glad to say that this, my first article after our move is one of the latter. Now we have just moved (which was the reason for my two-week hiatus) and we are still getting things together. However, I am pleased to see herself … Continue reading So Good To Be Back Home Again
Over on Comics UK, we love to talk about comics and one of my friends has been enthusing about Battle. And in his musings about Battle, he added a gentle little barb to goad me into a little more action. Geoff knows that I am a big Warlord fan and set me the task of talking about Warlord in the way that he has spoken … Continue reading In Like Flint
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
As I have been working through the Commando comics that I have so that I can work on my monster Commando credit catalogue, one issue has caught my eye and that has been issue 1508 titled The Killing Skull. This was printed in 1981 and is a reprint of issue 532 from 1971. Now it has caught my eye for a few reasons. The first … Continue reading The Killing Skull