Friday, August 30, 2013

StarLord Summer Special 1978

As the sun is still shining here in London,i thought id post another summer special and this one is the Starlord one from the bygone days of 1978. This is a great read and of course features faves like Strontium dog,ro-busters,an interview with gerry anderson, and a short story from Sci-fi legend Arthur C. Clarke. Anyways download to your portable reading device,sit outside,enjoy and then leave a comment.thanks!
Starlord 1978

Friday, August 16, 2013

StarLord - Annual 1980

Keeping the annual theme going we have the Starlord offering from 1980 with this one featuring a cover that reminds me of the old comic Starblazer. Anyone else remember them?i have a load i must put on the blog. Anyway this annual features a great all colour story about Strontium Dog, and other regular b/w stories from the likes of Ro-Jaws this is another great sci-fi flavoured read. again please read,enjoy and then leave a comment.thanks!
Starlord Annual 1980

2000 AD - Annual 1978

here we go with another great slice of nostalgia pie, the 2000AD annual from 1978. Inside its got great stories from Harlem Heroes, Dan Dare, Judge Dredd (of course!) and one of my all time favourite comic heroes MACH 1. Also featuring articles on the space shuttle, the space race its a great read and packs a lot into its 125 pages or sit back,read,enjoy and then leave a comment.thanks!
2000 AD annual 1978

Monday, August 12, 2013

Warlord - Issue no.2

Ok as requested by Davide here is issue 2 of Warlord. Inside are all your favourites like The wingless wonder, union jack jackson and of course our favourite secret agent Lord peter flint. sit back ,relax, read and enjoy and of course leave a comment.thanks!
p.s keep sending requests for anything youd like featured
Warlord issue 2

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

StarLord - Issue 1

StarLord was another great british sci-fi comic that first published in 1978. Once again it was another comic that only lasted 22 issues before being joined with 2000AD. I t did give us the classic stories Strontium Dog and Ro-Busters both of which would make their way into 2000AD and become classics in their own right. Anyway over to you to read,enjoy and then leave a comment or request,suggestions,abuse etc etc.thanks for reading!
StarLord no.1

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Battle Picture Weekly no.1

Here is issue no.1 of the absolute classic comic Battle. This is another comic i have very fond memories and still pick up occasional back issues in the comic and book exchange in sunny London town.Anyway this one began in march 1975 and would continue in its initial incarnation and then had the first of its several mergers.This first merger was with the comic Valiant in October of 76. This comic was created by Pat Mills and John Wagner and contained classic stories like Rat Pack,Darkies Mob,The unforgettable Charleys War,Johnny Red and Bootneck Boy among many other greats. Anyway its over to you to please read,enjoy and then if you can leave a comment.thanks!
Battle Picture Weekly no.1

Thunder - Issue no.1

Here we go with another short lived comic called Thunder, which again lasted only 22 issues before joining with the comic Lion (i think!).Ive temporarily misplaced the cover of this one so until then here is a picture from another issue from thunders run.some great stories here including steel commando and cliff hanger.

Friday, August 2, 2013

Tornado Summer Special 1979

Morning all. This is the summer special from the excellent Tornado comic. Unfortunately it only hung around for 22 issues before it merged with 2000AD. So this is the one and only summer special. Its a great read with a combination of text and illustrated stories including one called Wolfie Smith which is brilliant. Anyway please read ,enjoy and then leave a comment.thanks!
p.s thanks to for the cover photo
Tornado Summer Special 79