Sometimes, articles just create themselves and when I saw this story about Ben Hooper begin his record breaking attempt to swim across the Atlantic, all I could think of was this story that I first read in the Judge Dredd Daily Star Collection Volume 3 that I bought in the late 1980s. The good news is that you can see a top quality version of … Continue reading Try The Crawl
After the huge hit rate my posts on Warlord have generated, it seems rather apt that I let you know about some of the feedback that I have received on social media about my project to go through each and every issue of Warlord. First up we have feedback from Lew Stringer, who pointed out that Warlord was not the first single genre comic. Here … Continue reading Swords Of A Thousand Men
I am seriously happy at the hit rate that my last article about Ian Kennedy’s Masterclass managed to achieve. But as I did the article, I was deliberately concentrating on the picture that Ian was kind enough to paint for us and you have got to admit that it turned out beautifully. But as the masterclass was progressing, we were hesitant in asking questions. Not … Continue reading Right Down The Line
In this world of pervasive social media, we begin to forget that everything was not always available at the click of a mouse button. But when you read some comics, it can still remind a few of us over-30s that the best insider jokes or Easter Eggs if you prefer are the ones you discover for yourself. This can be anything from the mention of … Continue reading Do You See What I See?
One of the comic covers that I truly enjoy is Brian Bolland’s cover to Prog 2000 of 2000AD. To me, it was a fresh take on the iconic Iwo Jiwa picture where the flag of the United States was raised to signify the end of the hard fought battle to capture that island as part of the Pacific campaign. I also liked the fact that … Continue reading Can you see what I see?