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by standby4action
29 Feb 2012, 12:34
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Comics on TV
Replies: 734
Views: 184502

Re: Comics on TV

The spinners I saw in my village had mostly DC comics; Alan Class comics were generally piled in a corner on the bottom shelf - even the newsagent thought they were cheap products! Does anyone remember that day in the early 70s when some early 60s Marvels turned up? They were obviously a warehouse f...
by standby4action
12 Feb 2012, 15:58
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: What comics did you buy today?
Replies: 6999
Views: 738277

Re: What comics did you buy today?

http://www.bookgeeks.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/41YNJYdEccL-200x268.jpg Sandcastle, by Pierre Oscar Levy & Frederik Peeters It's a hardback graphic novel, the first I saw of it was when it was reviewed on Forbidden Planet and then I hunted and found Erin Britton's review and I was not disappointed. W...
by standby4action
12 Feb 2012, 15:13
Forum: Artwork, artists and writers
Topic: RIP John Christopher
Replies: 0
Views: 1447

RIP John Christopher

I've just heard that John Christopher has died. See Steve Holland's excellent cover gallery and just in case you're thinking what comics did Christopher write then, to be included here, check out Steve again A sad loss particularly as so many of his books are out of print, but fortunately i got my d...
by standby4action
28 Jan 2012, 21:39
Forum: Artwork, artists and writers
Topic: Ronald Searle RIP
Replies: 10
Views: 3225

Re: Ronald Searle RIP

Thought you might like to see a short tribute to Searle as Alumnus of Anglia Ruskin University.
by standby4action
10 Jan 2012, 20:44
Forum: The Phoenix
Topic: Issue 1
Replies: 175
Views: 64523

Re: Issue 1

Visited my local Waitrose on Saturday and Customer Service desk looked puzzled initially but then said, "oh yes! we haven't got it yet, but should be here Tuesday".

haven't had a chance to look but will report back....
by standby4action
03 Jan 2012, 21:43
Forum: Artwork, artists and writers
Topic: Who is this Judy artist?
Replies: 3
Views: 1753

Re: Who is this Judy artist?

I think number one is Andrew Wilson too. His distinctive style appeared - for me - in 'Happy Days' in Princess Tina comic and it was Steve Holland that confirmed that was the artist's name when I asked him
by standby4action
31 Dec 2011, 16:39
Forum: Strip Magazine
Topic: Any subscribers got their first issue yet?
Replies: 56
Views: 51365

Re: Any subscribers got their first issue yet?

And of course don't forget that it's available for the new iPad you got for Christmas and instantly, at that! BTW anyone know how I'm going to sell issue one at an inflated vintage collector's price from my iPad? :lol:
by standby4action
24 Dec 2011, 18:14
Forum: Suggestions and Support
Topic: Atom Feeds now available
Replies: 5
Views: 12308

Re: Atom Feeds now available

Oh, and I should say, you don't get the full view of the Forum, - i.e. little or no pictures, but if a topic gets your interest, click on it to go to the forum
by standby4action
24 Dec 2011, 17:32
Forum: Suggestions and Support
Topic: Atom Feeds now available
Replies: 5
Views: 12308

Atom Feeds now available

I wrote to Alan asking if he could enable feeds and the great guy has. The URL is http://comicsuk.co.uk/Forum/feed.php which you can copy and use in a Feed Reader (I use FeedDemon), or in Google Reader, or even in most modern browsers as Live Bookmarks...and I recently moved to Outlook 2010 at work ...
by standby4action
23 Nov 2009, 21:18
Forum: Artwork, artists and writers
Topic: Q's about Ron Smith, Tony Coleman.
Replies: 17
Views: 8446

Re: Q's about Ron Smith, Tony Coleman.

From what I remember, Stan Lee himself had previously offered work to a number of high-profile British artists such as Hampson and Frank Bellamy , promising to find room for virtually anything they cared to produce. Phil, I can tell you that Bellamy was casually approached by both Archie Goodwin an...
by standby4action
22 Nov 2009, 21:18
Forum: Artwork, artists and writers
Topic: Brian Lewis
Replies: 3
Views: 1271

Re: Brian Lewis

Take a look at Visual Rants blog
by standby4action
22 Nov 2009, 21:15
Forum: Comic Titles & Groups
Topic: Stingray and Thunderbird Specials
Replies: 3
Views: 2851

Re: Stingray and Thunderbird Specials

According to that wonderful website :oops: http://www.frankbellamy.co.uk/comics.htm the latter was: Thunderbirds Holiday Special [1984] [65p price] which reprinted TV21 Thunderbirds strips in #66 - 72, #73-82, #99 - 104 I just can't find my copy right now but wasn't this the one in HORRIBLE black an...