Luck be a Lady – A brief history of Shamrock

Reading comics and collecting comics aren’t always synonymous. Some will spend years, decades, a lifetime hunting down runs of comics that they will never read. Why? They are completists, they like the thrill of the chase, the whiff of ancient newsprint and four color nostalgia. The long-sought comic in the back-issue bins, the box of bronze-age heaven that appears one day in a charity shop.  … Continue reading Luck be a Lady – A brief history of Shamrock

Black and White and read all over

Penguins are important. What would Batman be without the Penguin? What would orca’s eat? Hell, there is a penguin in Edinburgh Zoo that is an officer in the Norwegian army. This is true by the way. In the world of comics the Penned Guin by Alan Henderson is the essential reference point for our Antarctic pals. You can get your hands on the collected 2019 … Continue reading Black and White and read all over

Comics and Chips

Glasgow Comic Con 29th June 2019 Europe roasts, Catalonia is ablaze and across the shires of England the yeomanry fire up the barbeque and empty corner shop beer fridges in council estate and village green alike. In the lands to the North optimistic Scots set forth with joy in their eyes, clad only in t-shirts, the more daring in shorts. They have a destination on … Continue reading Comics and Chips