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27 February. Rebellion have announced a number of titles to be published in their Treasury of British Comics line which will launch with One-Eyed Jack in June, followed by The Leopard from Lime St. Book 1 by Mike Western & Eric Bradbury in July.
Marney the Fox by Scott Goodall and John Stokes is due September, and the year is rounded out with Misty Book 2 featuring 'The Sentinels' and 'End of the Line', in November and Faceache by Ken Reid in December.
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Monday, May 20, 2013
World of Wonder part 76
We haven't had any of these for some time. For long-time readers, the World of Wonder galleries are a trip through the educational magazine from the early 1970s. It has been regarded as the younger, lesser sibling of Look and Learn but still contained a vast number of superb illustrations. I had the good fortune to be given a box of the magazine some years ago – not complete by any means, but a solid selection – and I'm slowly (I don't think anyone will argue with that!) going through each issue and scanning any illustrations that I like.
AVAILABLE NOW! Countdown to TV Action Click here for details and payment options. "The perfect compliment to my set of Countdown/TV Action" - Graham Bleathman. "A wonderful trip down memory lane. Recommended" - Paul Simpson, Sci-Fi Bulletin "If you read Countdown as a child, you'll be fascinated by this account of its making ... indispensable." - John Freeman, Down the Tubes "The definitive history of the title" - Lew Stringer, Blimey! "I urge you to grab a copy and give Steve Holland a tip of the hat for the amount of hard work, research and love he's poured into making a book of information become an interesting story" - Barnaby Eaton-Jones, The Cult Den
OUT NOW! Arena Click here for details and payment options "This book goes straight to the top of my large reading pile" - Graeme Neil Reid "With reality TV overload and the rise of the risque and the brutality of today’s society, this story still has a pertinent message for those of us who are willing to listen to it. In fact, I think the story is more relevant today than it was in 1979." - Colin Noble, Down the Tubes "The story is a fun read, but the star of the show is the art. Alcatena is a class act." - Hibernia Comics
Lion King of Picture Story Papers Click here to order "It's a great read in itself and has sent me back to the Lion comic to re-read some of my childhood favourites. The pictures are reproduced crystal clearly and even this old man can read the original art ... It's a gorgeous book and if we are snow-bound as the media has been saying for weeks, I have plenty to keep me amused this chilly January weekend!" - Norman Boyd.
Sexton Blake Annual 1941 Click here to order "If you've been meaning to give Sexton Blake's adventures a try, this would be a great place to start. I've seen the actual annuals go on Ebay for three or four hundred bucks, so this is definitely a bargain too." - Singular Points.
Peter Jackson's London Is Stranger Than Fiction Click here to order "The original books have been highly collectable for many years now, but finally they’ve been republished in a single volume from Bear Alley Books ... for the ridiculously reasonable price of £14.99. Do yourself a favour. " Christopher Fowler.