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by davidandrewsimpson
03 Oct 2008, 10:23
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: karl the viking reproduction
Replies: 17
Views: 1327

Re: karl the viking reproduction

If you go to http://bearalley.blogspot.com/, you can read Steve Holland's introduction to the Karl books.

David Simpson
by davidandrewsimpson
04 Aug 2008, 13:09
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Beano 1 replica
Replies: 51
Views: 4857

Re: Beano 1 replica

Er, that should have been "replica", not "repica". Sorry about that.

David

(Note to self: proof read, then submit, not vice versa)
by davidandrewsimpson
04 Aug 2008, 13:06
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Beano 1 replica
Replies: 51
Views: 4857

Beano 1 replica

I bought Scottish newspaper The Sunday Post yesterday for the repica of the first issue of The Beano they gave away. The odd bit of lettering was a bit small for comfortable reading, which made me wonder if it was smaller than the real thing. Size of the replica is 28 by 21 cms (11 x 8.25 inches for...
by davidandrewsimpson
16 Jun 2008, 16:51
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Classic Action Holiday Special 1990
Replies: 5
Views: 775

Re: Classic Action Holiday Special 1990

Re: "Kelly's Eye also appeared in 2000AD calling himself the Universal Soldier (IIRC)." Tim Kelly appeared as a character in the Universal Soldier strip, but wasn't the title character. He was then spun off into his own strip, which I think was drawn by Brett Ewins. In it, the Eye was permanently gr...
by davidandrewsimpson
05 Jun 2008, 14:19
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Phantom Patrol
Replies: 8
Views: 929

Re: Phantom Patrol

Thanks all for your feedback. I thought Phantom Patrol had the feel of Eagle or Boys World to it -- I never thought it might have been in Swift, though. I've been reading a lot of Jeff Hawke recently,which Willie Patterson often wrote, and the use of alien relics is the kind of thing he'd often do i...
by davidandrewsimpson
04 Jun 2008, 08:57
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Phantom Patrol
Replies: 8
Views: 929

Phantom Patrol

In early 2000AD specials and annuals there was a reprinted series called Phantom patrol, about a landing craft full of British servicemen who were lost in time. In over thirty years, i haven't been able to find out anything about it. If anyone can tell me where it first appeared, I'd be grateful; na...
by davidandrewsimpson
04 Jun 2008, 08:54
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: mindbenders, Help!
Replies: 5
Views: 767

Re: mindbenders, Help!

Hi

To the best of my knowledge, there was just one issue of Mindbenders.

David Simpson