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The Time Traveller's Comic Collection

Now that I'm really bloody old (less than two weeks to go until I'm 50 now - gulp!) I like to reminisce about the good old days, when you could buy all sorts of comics in newsagents. Just this week, I was chatting to Andy Oliver (Broken Frontier) on Twitter about how you even used to be able to buy unusual things like Epic Illustrated and Heavy Metal in newsagents, but really had to search around for them, which reminded me about this unpublished strip I drew in 2014.  This was my entry to that year's Observer Graphic Short Story competition and it didn't get anywhere, although I did have another strip shortlisted the previous year which I didn't think was as good.  This was one of my first attempts at digital inking and the art looks quite dodgy to me now but I think I was pleased with it at the time...