Cover of the Week !GAG! from Harrier Comics, July 1987. Cover by Ed Pinsent. I had a nice follow up to this post from cover artist Ed Pinsent. How nice to see this. That’s my “painterly” drawing style – I went nuts with the flexible nib! I think Phil Elliott added the colours with hand-separation. This was the height of the so-called “black and white … Continue reading !GAG! – Cover of the Week
Cover of the Week – The Beano issue 1989, August 1980 Continue reading The Beano
Cover of the Week A great example of the British merged comic – which always began with the dread words ‘great news for readers inside’. Whizzer and Chips was always a favourite with greats like The Bumpkin Billionaires who kept trying to get rid of their money but always ended up with more. This issue is from 28th July 1979. Continue reading Whizzer and Chips with Krazy Comic
Cover of the Week 2000 A.D. Prog 406. Alan Moore and Ian Gibson’s Halo Jones – still one of the best things that Tharg ever published. Continue reading Halo Jones
Victor and Champ 1297, December 1985. Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Motormouth and Killpower 9 from Marvel UK. Federico del Barrio/Paul Neary. Continue reading Cover of the Week – Motormouth and Killpower 9
Super Spider-Man issue 258 from Marvel UK. Cover Paul Gulacy Continue reading Halloween Cover of the Week!
Cover of the Week – Escape issue 15. Cover by Philip Bond. Continue reading Escape issue 15
Cover of the Week – Deadline issue 5 March 1989. Wired World by Philip Bond This week marks 30 years since the first issue of Deadline was released. Deadline was hugely important for British comics and marked something new. Its most obvious predecessor was Warrior which had shown that a British anthology style monthly featuring new work aimed at a ‘mature’ market, could be a … Continue reading Happy Birthday Deadline!
The Lightning Room by Warren Ellis and David Gordon. Damage comics 1993. Continue reading Cover of the Week