Wham! Smash! and Pow! The Complete Ken Reid
There’s fantastic crowdfunding campaign on IndieGoGo platform to raise funds to print the complete official collection of the work of the British comics legend Ken Reid in Wham!, Smash! and Pow! comics published by Odhams Press Ltd. in the ‘60s (Frankie Stein, Jasper the Grasper, Queen of the Seas, Dare-A-Day Davy and The Nervs).
The collection consists of two hard-cover volumes with introductions by Steve Holland, Nigel Parkinson and Ken’s son Antony J. Reid, they also include a detailed illustrated biography of the artist covering the years 1964 – 1969 when he worked for Odhams. It includes some unseen illustrations and sketches by Ken. Supporters of the campaign have the privilege of pre-ordering the slipcase edition; they also receive free prints of original artwork.
The campaign is 109% backed as of now and there are still 10 days to go. It’s well worth supporting – check out the campaign here: