Eisner Award Winners 2016
San Diego Comic Con saw the announcement of this year’s Eisner Award
winners – and it was good news for Britain’s Sean Phillips, artist on The
Fade Out, wh...
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Thursday, 22 March 2012
British Comic Stamps: Tiger
Here's the fifth of our ten posts to mark the release of the Royal Mail's Comic Collection, celebrating 75 years of British comics. The Royal Mail have kindly sent us large versions of each stamp, so we thought we'd show them off in all their glory, in the order of first comic publication
Tiger was published from 1954 to 1985, and featured predominantly sporting strips. Its most popular strip was Roy of the Rovers, recounting the life of Roy Race and the team he played for, Melchester Rovers. This strip proved so successful it was spun out of Tiger and into its own comic.