Tobias goes to college... Now read on...
© 2020 Tobias Taitt and Anthony Smith
Merlin gets his fire going...
© 2020 Jok and Santullo.
Catch up fully with this great fantasy tale through Volumes 32-38 and 44-47!
The hole world waits...
© 2020 Chris Geary
Martin Cater returns with another episode of his extraordinary and innovative tribute to classic tv shows and the strips they inspired into being! See a word from Martin in this week's introduction...
© 2020 Martin Cater
See more of Lightning 5 in Vol 42!
DragonKiller Alan gets the birthday surprise he least expected...
© 2020 Deivid and Feli White.
See Part 1 in Volume 46!
Summoned to the principal's office...
© 2020 Martin Hayes and Alfie Gallagher
PLEASE catch up in Volumes 21, 31 and 47!
ACES WEEKLY Volume 48, Week One! This 7-week volume is now complete, and you can use our exclusive Week2Week facility to read all of its episodic strips from their opening to their finale! Just jump from one week to the next via the indicated links in the story pages!
Friends, welcome back to the crazy world of Aces Weekly, which we think of these days as an almost idyllic haven from the even crazier world that currently surrounds us! This volume we proudly continue a bunch of great series we've debuted in our pages, including among them the truly unique creation of Martin Cater, Lightning 5! Subscribers new to us will not have seen the words from Martin describing the origin of his unusual work, so I'm replaying them here : ' I grew up surrounded by the works of Gerry Anderson, as seen on TV, in books, in comics, and in toys. Some of my first drawings were of Thunderbirds, and by the age of 8, I was creating my own comics. Ten years later, I conceived the notion of making a puppet film, with an 8mm movie camera. The film never materialised, and forty years later all that remained of it was a bag of Anderson-esque head sculpts. Coming across them recently, it occurred to me that with a bit of photo-manipulation they could become the cast of a new type of comic strip. Anderson is an obvious influence, but so too is Dan Dare. When I first saw photos of Frank Hampson surrounded by head sculpts of his characters and models like the Mars Space Station. I thought it a shame those detailed models were rarely seen in the strips. So here is a strip composed entirely of models, toys and dolls, produced in 'Photomarionation'. I hope it works! ' Enjoy Martin's mad talent, everyone, along with the mad talents of all our other fantastic Aces this volume, as we begin our usual 7 week trip into the amazing... : )
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