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Two Comic Art shows – Central London

Two Comic Art shows in central London this week – all next week I will be showing at The Showcase in St John’s Square, Clerkenwell; and then on Sunday – which is Fathers’ Day – I will also be selling at the Marylebone Summer Fayre. The Showcase, Clerkenwell – Monday to Sunday The pop-up shop will […]

Screenprint exhibition for Fathers' Day

Screenprint exhibition for Fathers’ Day

Screenprint exhibition for Fathers’ Day – I’m holding a selling exhibition of my screenprints in central London all next week, leading up to Fathers’ Day on Sunday, June 19. The pop-up shop will be at The Showcase, 33-35 St John’s Square, London EC1M 4DS from Monday June 13-Sunday June 19. Our opening times will be […]

Comic Art screenprint debunks Popeye spinach myth

Comic Art screenprint debunks Popeye spinach myth

A screenprint of mine has debunked a myth about why Popeye eats spinach. This is the screenprint in question – it is taken from a 1932 cartoon strip in which Popeye encounters spinach for the first time. It was used as evidence in a paper which examined the much-repeated myth that Popeye eats spinach for […]

Comic Art screenprints at Spitalfields Arts Market

Comic Art screenprints at Spitalfields Arts Market

Comic Art screenprints at Spitalfields Arts Market – I’ll be exhibiting at Spitalfields Arts Market from Thursday (June 2) until Sunday (June 5), from 9am – 5pm each day. The exhibition of about a dozen artists is held on Market Street, between Brushfield Street & Crispin Place, London E1 6AA. We’ll be showing – all […]

How to make a screenprint

How-to-make-a-screenprint poster

Here’s a print-off-and-hang poster about how to make a screenprint. It shows all the various stages of the process, from the original image to the finished handmade screenprint. 1 Pick your image,in this case the P from Little Plum, The Beano Summer Special 1971. I have a licence from DC Thomson to use such images, […]


Comic Art screenprints at Grand Designs

Comic Art will be at Grand Designs, the UK’s top contemporary home show in London’s ExCeL exhibition hall, for the next nine days. We wlll be at Stand E89 in the central Design Arcade showing all my latest screenprints and old favourites. Screenprints are priced from £280 for my largest to just £40 for my […]

Olive kisses Popeye

New screenprints for Valentines Day

Olive and Popeye are the archetypical battling couple. Olive here sums it up here, by declaring: “Love and hate at the same time – it’s maddening!” And I’ve also found a great panel of Olive kissing Popeye (who looks a bit shocked by the gesture). They are published in good time for Valentine’s Day. JP


Trade show January

I’ve been working on new designs for release at two trade shows this month. I’ll be at Top Drawer in Olympia from Sunday 17 January – Tuesday 19 January. I’ll be at Scotland’s Trade Fair at the SECC in Glasgow from Sunday 24 – Tuesday 26 January. They’ll hit the website over the next two […]

Last orders for Xmas: Saturday 19 December

The last day for orders to arrive before Christmas is Saturday 19 December. Any orders I receive up until and including then can catch the first post on Monday 21 December and be with you by Christmas. JPR