February 1978 saw the launch of Emma, a comic for girls from publishers D.C. Thomson & Co. Leading off issue one was The Emma Report. It's not confirmed but I believe the art is by José Ariza.
Friday, 25 March 2022
Monday, 21 March 2022
You might think I'm getting desperate finding connections for this blog but I couldn't possibly comment!
1951 (Annoyingly they've covered up the artist's signature!).
Thursday, 17 March 2022
No your eyes aren't deceiving you, those are scuba-diving mice!
Today we have three covers for 25th book in the popular Geronimo Stilton series. The creation of Italian author Elisabetta Dami, over 200 titles have been published, including spin-offs, selling over 180 million copies. The character has also featured in his own animated series, theatrical shows and video games. In the fictional universe, Geronimo is a best-selling author and also publisher and editor of The Rodent's Gazette.
As a bonus, here's a cover from the Thea Stilton spin-off series. Thea is Geronimo's younger sister and a special correspondent for the Gazette.
Sunday, 13 March 2022
Avoid alliteration, always! Or so they say, but I'm embracing it for today's post.
1975. I don't know if Michael Eagle was responsible for the cover but I like it.
Thursday, 10 March 2022
Sunday, 6 March 2022
Running in Eagle from January 1965 (Vol. 16 No. 2) until the penultimate issue in April 1969 (Vol. 20 No. 16), The Guinea Pig told of the adventures of Mike Lane whose job was to test the inventions of Professor Dee. This story appeared in the 1966 Eagle Summer Special. (Click for larger images).
Mike gives a spectacularly bad piece of advice on page three of the story. it's a good job the other diver can't hear him! Can we spell "lung over-expansion injury" boys and girls?!
Wednesday, 2 March 2022
I'm hoping you'll treasure today's selection of images!
Published in 1977, Robert Daley's Treasure tells the true story of Mel Fisher's attempt to find the Nuestra Senora de Atocha, vice-flagship of King Philip IV of Spain, and the treasure it was carrying.