2000AD displaces another comic on the Top-Ten Issue-Count List, but... there's been an unexpected twist! Will things ever be the same again? Read on to find out!
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The archives have been plundered once again, readers, in order to bring you yet more comic-book gems from another reality! Before I go on (and on, and on) I would like to answer a question that I imagine at least one reader has possibly considered asking... The comics in this series have not all been … Continue reading Comics That Never Were #4 – #8
In the 2006 TV show Life on Mars (named after the David Bowie song that was released on the 1971 album Hunky Dory) Manchester-based police officer Sam Tyler is struck by a car and wakes up in the year 1973. He doesn't know whether he's going crazy, in a coma, or has travelled back in … Continue reading Comics on TV: Life on Mars
At first, the very idea seems ludicrous: a school-themed comic! That's like... chocolate-coated cauliflower or a puppy made of pointy gravel. Comics are for enjoyment, school is for enduring. How can the two possibly be combined? Well, back in the ancient olden days when the story-papers ruled supreme, a huge proportion of child-targeted publications were … Continue reading Enfari’s Syndrome: School Fun
It's long been a tradition for British comics aimed at girls to be given a girls' name (that is, a name we tend to commonly associate with female people), but -- not counting those whose title is the name of a character like Batman or Popeye -- how many comics can you list that have … Continue reading “Remind me again… What’s the publisher’s daughter’s name?”
Among the anniversaries for May we have a couple of UK Marvel titles, a British comic not in the English language, and the very noticeable effects of The Wartime Comics Purge: thanks to paper shortages during the Second World War, a lot of comics met their demise eighty years ago, in May of 1940... one … Continue reading Hatch, Match & Dispatch – May 2020
PLEASE NOTE: This chart is now OUT OF DATE! Click here for the latest version! 2000AD -- the legendary British Science Fiction anthology comic -- has now reached issue 2176, which means that it's time for me to fulfil the Ancient Prophecy I made in the last version of the issue-count chart and provide an … Continue reading British Comics Top-10 Issue-Count Chart – 2020 edition!