Beano and Commando: vital components of The IPCRESS File!
Comics That Never Were #11
When comic mergers go wrong (or maybe right!)...
British Comics Top-10 Issue-Count Chart – 2021b edition!
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!
Hatch, Match & Dispatch – July 2021
And now, because you've been so well-behaved lately, Uncle Rusty gifts you his list of British comics that are celebrating an important anniversary in July 2021!
British Comics Top-10 Issue-Count Chart – 2021a edition!
The officially unofficial guide to the most successful British Comics ever! (In terms of the number of issues, that is.)
Comics That Never Were #4 – #8
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
British Comics Top-10 Issue-Count Chart – 2020 edition!
PLEASE NOTE: This chart is now OUT OF DATE!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!
Dateline: 26 Feb 1977
If you're a fan of British comics it possibly hasn't escaped your notice that 2000AD was launched this week(ish) in the year 1977. Some of the photons that left our sun on the day the comic was launched have potentially now travelled all the way to the binary star system of SZ Crateris. That's about … Continue reading Dateline: 26 Feb 1977
The British Comics Top-10 Longevity Chart!
PLEASE NOTE: This chart is now OUT OF DATE! Click here for the latest version! The British Science Fiction anthology comic 2000AD has, as of this week, reached issue 2104, which means it has overtaken War Picture Library (Amalgamated Press / Fleetway / IPC, from 1 Sep 1958 to 3 Dec 1984) in the number-of-issues … Continue reading The British Comics Top-10 Longevity Chart!
DC Thomson Comics Timeline
[Updated 20211024! Scroll all the way down to the end to see the update notes!] After three family trees focussing on IPC/Fleetway comics, it's time to take a look at their main rival, the noble Scottish house of DC Thomson, not to be confused with DC Comics (or even DC Thompson with a P as … Continue reading DC Thomson Comics Timeline