Created by William A. Ward for Swan Comics in the 1940s,Krakos was one of Ward’s supernatural anti-hero types. Used,with Swan’s permission,in Black Tower Adventure strips in the... More > 1980s/1990s,this is the character’s first solo outing.
But will Krakos fulfill the Goddess Isis’ dream and become the new pharoah of a New Egyptian Kingdom that will encompass all of the Middle East?
Did anyone actually ask Krakos?
The book contains information on Ward and his work plus sample pages rescued after 60 years of neglect!< Less
The main feature,"The Curse Of The McQuilligans", starring Xendragon,leads off this collection of horror,ghostly and twist-in-the-tail stories.
The classic Torch Of Vengeance is a tale of... More > a wife’s rather Gothic vengeance while Graveyard is a cautionary tale for those curious to look into graves!
Demons,time travel and much more.< Less
In 1941,The Bat sets about modernising the backward Duchy of Stahl,over which his dynasty has ruled since 1410 A.D.. The Bat is soon involved in experiments with the infamous Count Cogliostro. One of... More > these experiments involves suspended animation;The Bat deciding he will be the test subject. When he wakes,The Bat finds that not days have gone by but 51 years! Worse,his kingdom is in ruins and an enclave of Kamora. The Bat tries politics to win back his homeland and when that fails he decides to fight for it! However,he is unaware that some old,and new,enemies are lying in wait to stop him and all of them want one thing:The Bat dead! Originally a back up strip in Black Tower Adventure in 1994,The Bat proved very popular as an anti-hero. The story was never completed. It is now.
New edition -added art pages< Less
The complete Merriwether series,originally published in Black Tower Adventure and A Little Midnight Horror–but with three strips never before published:including the Reverend’s battle... More > with the ultimate Evil!
From The Horror Of Hob Street to The Village Of Demons and Varney the Vampyre to The Fallen Angel himself,see how one Church of England vicar deals hard-fisted [and various spiked objects] justice to the ungodly...and the ultimate price!!!
If you were into Charlton Horror Comics or any horror comic then this one is for you!< Less
For the first time in 60 years some of the lost gems of the British Golden Age of Comics are reprinted! Scanned and cleaned to the best standard possible -see The Phantom Raider,Ace Hart,Secrets Of... More > The Super Sargasso Sea,Phantom Maid,Electrogirl,Skybolt Kid,Wonder Boy,Dene Vernon,Professor Atom and many,many others! Its fun and action all the way -The British Golden Age shines through!< Less
The second collection of British 1940s comic strips featuring Maxwell The Mighty,Slicksure,Iron Boy,Alfie,Ace Hart and more. Featuring the work of Alf Farningham and Harry Banger.
Specifically... More > designed to feature more humour than the previous volume this should be a treat for all comic collectors. Reprinting the full content of The Meteor and The Rocket Comics from 1948.< Less
This is the third volume in Black Tower Comics’ collection of Golden Age British comic strips that have not seen print for 50-60 years! Included in this volume is a bumper crop of Ace Hart:The... More > Atom Man strips and an article on the character. A complete 1949 comic in Smugglers Creek;Denis Gifford’s Search For The Secret City and science fiction legend Bryan Berry’s rendition of Kid Carter -Teenage Tec! A must for all comic collectors and historians.< Less
The fourth volume of this series features some great finds of the lost era of British comics:
Ace Hart The Atom Man
Captain Comet -Space Ranger
Clive Lynn -Space... More > Reporter
"The White Gorilla"
Cast Iron Chris
and many others!< Less
William McCail’s 1940 classic is reprinted for the first time in 60 years. If you are into British Golden Age comics or early comics in general this is for you. Robert Lovett rises from the... More > dead and finds he has some startling powers:deaths follow,as does a determined Scotland Yard detective determined to track down the mysterious killer!< Less
It’s back! Twenty-five years ago the digest sized Black Tower Adventure first appeared featuring some later-to-be top UK talents and the title was put on hiatus in 2007.
Now it’s... More > back,bigger and better than ever!
Part 1 of the mega Return Of The Gods:Twilight Of The Super Heroes comes in at 43 pages!
Thaddeus Twatt In The Twatt-Verse -first part of a truly microscopic titanic tales [which makes sense if you read it!].
Kotar & Sabuta race to face The Deadly Dilemma Of Sigismund Benfriggisund!
The cold war between China and Russia couldn’t get any hotter as The Phoenix Team stumble into the evil Salamander’s plan.
And more? Of course. Comics ARE Fun!< Less