BLIMEY! The Blog of British Comics

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Thunderbirds in the comics

[...] remaining true to the basics. What you may also know is that last October it was announced that DC Thomson will be publishing a monthly Thunderbirds Are Go magazine this year, plus an annual. Thomsons [...]

SPARKY: The Early Years

[...] This week marks the 50th anniversary of DC Thomson's Sparky weekly, which enjoyed a respectable 12 year run from January 1965 to July 1977 before [...]

Now that's MAGIC!

[...] Screen grab from the BBC website. The BBC are reporting that a bound collection of DC Thomson's pre-war Magic comic has sold for £15,600 at an auction. See here for the full article: http:// [...]

When it came to The CRUNCH...

[...] was The Mantracker, AKA Bounty Hunter 'Bearpaw Jay'. Episode one was pretty violent for a DC Thomson comic, with an innocent bystander being shot in the guts by a bank robber... Equally violent [...]

Books about comics - Part 2

[...] As with part 1 of this feature (see here) I'm looking at some of the books about British comics which inspired this blog. The History of the British Newspaper Strip by Denis Gifford was [...]

Pansy Potter in Wonderland!

[...] strip features a soap-box cartie, the vehicle of choice for many characters in British comics over the years of course! Pansy Potter appeared in Sparky comic from 1965 for much of [...]

New Facebook page

[...] Apologies for interrupting this blog on British comics in order to self-promote but I thought some of you might be interested to know that I've just [...]

T.V. Fun No.1 (1953)

[...] comics had lacked). To its credit it did feature work by some of the top artists in British comics, so let's look at a few pages from issue one. On the cover (above), the Arthur Askey strip [...]

First Commando comics of 2015

[...] . There’s a hint of possible death too so you’d better get reading to find out what happens. Calum Laird, Commando Editor Coward V.C., originally Commando No 163 (May 1965), re-issued as No 787 ( [...]

Final Commando comics of 2014

[...] he could only imagine from the snippets passed to him by his uniformed customers. Calum Laird, Commando Editor Our Great Warriors series is now finished. We have enjoyed putting it [...]

Commando comics incoming 12th Feb

[...] them and the peasants are now revolting. I hope you enjoy this story and the journey to come. Calum Laird, Commando Editor Story: Ferg Handley Art: Keith Page Cover: Keith Page Preview: http://www. [...]

Incoming: Commando Nos.4779 to 4782

[...] of ace reporter Jim Dawson. By the way, we had noticed Jim’s similarity to Robert Mitchum. Calum Laird, Commando Editor Fighting Fury originally Commando No 159 (April 1965), re-issued as No 747 ( [...]

Christmas Comics: TV COMIC (1970)

[...] Published on the very same day as the issue of Tiger I showed in the previous post, here's TV Comic No.993, being the Christmas issue for 1970. Tom and Jerry had taken over the cover position in [...]

Dick Millington

[...] .Millington's work will be known to many of us because of his long running Mighty Moth strip in TV Comic. The man vs moth premise of the strip was simple but highly entertaining as every week 'Dad' [...]

Basil Brush by John Ryan

[...] Here's something I noticed whilst looking through old issues of TV Comic. I've previously shown Basil Brush strips that were drawn by Chas Sinclair (see here) and he's [...]

Comic Oddities: MELVIN'S MONEY FUN (1981)

[...] , Chubby the Cub, was drawn by Chas Sinclair. One of his previous strips had been Basil Brush for TV Comic, and a few years after Money Fun he'd be drawing strips for Oink! On page 3, Denis had [...]

Commando goes further back in time

[...] Russian unit but that was just the start. Story: Alan Hebden Art: Jaume Forns Cover: Ian Kennedy Preview: http://www.commandocomics.com/latest-issues/15th-january-2015-collection?issue=4777 [...]

This week's Commando editions

[...] originally Commando No 2264 (March 1989) Story: Allan Chalmers Art: Denis Mcloughlin Cover: Ian Kennedy Preview: http://www.commandocomics.com/latest-issues/4th-december-2014-collection?issue=4766  [...]

First Commando comics of 2015

[...] ), re-issued as No 2052 (January 1987) Story: R. A. “Monty” Montague Art: Collado Cover: Ian Kennedy Preview: http://www.commandocomics.com/latest-issues/1st-january-2015-collection?issue=4771 [...]

Incoming: Commando Nos.4779 to 4782

[...] the eye-openers the pair was going to see. Story: Alan Hebden Art: Vicente Alcazar Cover: Ian Kennedy Preview: http://www.commandocomics.com/latest-issues/29th-january-2015-collection?issue=4781 [...]

SMASH! The first 20 covers

[...] issues leading up to that point. On February 2nd 1966 Smash! No.1 (above) debuted with a great Leo Baxendale cover promoting the free cardboard gun. The influence of Carl Giles was always evident in [...]

An early BEEZER (1956)

[...] and his Spider etc, but closer inspection does reveal that style emerging. Fans of Leo Baxendale will know that his style kept developing throughout his career. In this 1956 Banana [...]

That 1964 WHAM! promo - more info!

[...] a bigger image. Click to see it larger. ...and a close up of the accompanying cartoon by Leo Baxendale, which I think was drawn exclusively for the magazine... Good stuff eh? Interesting that [...]

Books about comics - Part 1

[...] Comics at a second hand bookshop and Happy Days was reprinted in 1988. In 1978 Leo Baxendale's autobiography A Very Funny Business was published. What an excellent book! In this 136 [...]

Christmas Comics: TIGER (1970)

By 1970 Tiger had solidly become an all-sports theme comic, with the Christmas issue featuring Johnny Cougar on the cover taking a break from wrestlin [...]

Christmas Comics: WHAM! (1964)

[...] this one is by the excellent Brian Lewis... I hope you've enjoyed these visits to various Christmas comics of the past. Thanks for dropping by and may I wish you all a very Merry Christmas! [...]

Christmas Comics: SPARKY (1973)

Sparky No.466, dated 22nd December 1973 kicked off with a marvelous wraparound cover drawn by Bill Ritchie. Turn the page, and there's The Sparky Peo [...]

Christmas comics: Buster (1969)

This was one of my favourite Christmas covers as a child. Firstly, the logo was a different colour than the usual red-on-yellow background design, the [...]

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Thunderbirds in the comics

[...] remaining true to the basics. What you may also know is that last October it was announced that DC Thomson will be publishing a monthly Thunderbirds Are Go magazine this year, plus an annual. Thomsons [...]

SPARKY: The Early Years

[...] This week marks the 50th anniversary of DC Thomson's Sparky weekly, which enjoyed a respectable 12 year run from January 1965 to July 1977 before [...]

Now that's MAGIC!

[...] Screen grab from the BBC website. The BBC are reporting that a bound collection of DC Thomson's pre-war Magic comic has sold for £15,600 at an auction. See here for the full article: http:// [...]

When it came to The CRUNCH...

[...] was The Mantracker, AKA Bounty Hunter 'Bearpaw Jay'. Episode one was pretty violent for a DC Thomson comic, with an innocent bystander being shot in the guts by a bank robber... Equally violent [...]

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