News — Commando

Pilot fights overwhelming odds

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A bewildered pilot wonders “Where do they all come from?” as he fights overwhelming odds. I was a great fan of  Commando! comics as a boy. I especially enjoyed the story lines which emphasised the complexities and psychological impact of war. This panel gets the reader into the fraught chaos of the pilot’s cockpit. Commando! […]

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Hurricane with guns blazing

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NEW SALE ITEM! Hurricane with guns blazing! This warhorse was the RAF’s main fighter aircraft during the Battle of Britain – there were many more Hurricanes than Spitfires in service at that stage. Because the Hurricane was slower than the Spitfire, the squadrons flying the slower aircraft were generally told to intercept German fighters, leaving […]

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A soldier admits he’s scared stiff

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SALE ITEM: FOUR LEFT A soldier is unusually honest about how he feels: scared stiff. I like the way his face is shaded – which seems unusual but gives a sense of retrospection and perhaps even shame. The background swirls with smoke or emotion-laden clouds. This is an image from the ever-popular Commando comics, pocket-sized […]

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Comic Art at Comic Con

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COMIC ART AT COMIC CON I’ve taken a stand at the upcoming Comic Con in Olympia. It runs from Friday to Sunday, 9am-6pm each day. Come and see what I’ve got to offer! Tickets and details are available here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/london-film-comic-con-summer-2017-tickets-28652934699

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See my video interview about Comic Art

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See my video interview about Comic Art. Film-maker Jeremy Heslup, who runs the Praemio video channel, has interviewed me about Comic Art. I talk about how I became a screenprinter, why I enjoy it, and the transition from journalist. The film includes shots of me being interviewd at the Reindeer Art Gallery in Kensington Church Street, […]

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