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The Very Best of British Boys' Comics (illustrators Special)
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The sumptuous ART quarterly presenting the world's finest illustrators. Limited to just 750 copies worldwide.

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The Very Best of British Boys' Comics
illustrators  Special Edition

Blazing Guns and Flashing Blades!

Highwaymen in comics and books: Galloping horses, velvet masks, Smoking pistols, stand and deliver, David Ashford takes us on a moonlit ride through the perilous roads of old England to meet up with the artists who have helped to create the visual images of the notorious masked highwaymen who were known as “Gentlemen of the Road”.

British Western comics: The history and legends of the Wild West as portrayed in British comics. Gunslingers, Cattle Rustlers, Buffalo Bill, Kit Carson, Billy the Kid; all come whooping, hollering and slapping leather.

Peter Jackson the great historical illustrator, David Ashford and Norman Wright join forces to tell us about the truly extraordinary artists who excelled at historical comic strips and illustrations.

Illustrators Special Edition limited to just 750 copies worldwide.

More like a book than a magazine, illustrators is the art quarterly devoted to the finest illustration art ever published. With its unique blend of art and insight, it guides you through the stories behind the artists and their art, with features written by some of the leading authorities on this important art form.

As well as building into an indispensable reference library, illustrators gives readers an insight into the creative process, from the initial idea to the image potentially seen by millions.

Truly fabulous artwork abounds in every issue, much of the art taken from scans of the original work. A Book Palace Books publication.

Authors: David Ashford, Norman Wright
Artists: Peter Jackson, Don Lawrence, Geoff Campion, James McConnell, Frank Humphris, Denis McLoughlin, Derek Eyles, Ron Embleton, et al
Publisher: Book Palace Books, June 2021
Number of pages: 96
Format: Soft Cover; Full Colour illustrations
Size: 9" x 11" (216mm x 280mm)
ISBN: 9781913548124

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