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Sgt. Mike Battle (Created by writer/artist Graham Pearce,) is the longest-, most influential and
biggest comic book character in American history.

He started kicking ass in the name of freedom and democracy when he first appeared in 1916's
'PATRIOT COMICS MONTHLY ADVENTURE WESTERN SCI-FI CRIME ROMANCE HORROR
COMEDY FANTASY #1.'

For the rest of the 20th century and through to the present day, Battle continues to defend the
world from fascism, communism, terrorism and any other ideology that threatens the heroic
American people.

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April 10th 2013
Graham Pearce’s 2013 convention appearances!
I’m appearing at the following conventions in 2013 where I’ll be selling SGT MIKE BATTLE comics and
doing sketches, so please come by and say “Hi”. More info about the events can be found at their websites.


Bristol Comic Expo, 11th-12th May, http://www.bristolexpo.co.uk/


Heroes For Sale, June 29th-30th 2013, http://www.heroesforsale.co.uk/


July 20th 2013, http://www.mcmcomiccon.com/manchester/


Lakes International Comic Festival, Oct 19th-20th 2013, http://www.comicartfestival.com/


Thought Bubble, 23rd–24th November 2013, http://thoughtbubblefestival.com

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March 1st 2013

Rough cover for LAST ADMIN HERO 2 #2?

Here’s a very rough sketch of the cover to LAST ADMIN HERO 2 #2 (aka SGT MIKE BATTLE #19),
featuring office-worker John Trojan amongst the massed ranks of PANDA troops.

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November 17th 2012

SGT. MIKE BATTLE #18 is out now!

The latest exciting issue of SGT MIKE BATTLE: THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO! is on sale now
and sees the return of office worker John Trojan!

LAST ADMIN HERO 2 features a new multi-part storyline where a new office-based threat to world security
means Sgt Mike Battle has to call upon John Trojan, the humble office worker who fought back
against the terrorists
in the first LAST ADMIN HERO story!


What is the new threat to world security? How can John Trojan help? And will he be brave enough to do so?
The answers can only be found in this issue!

SGT MIKE BATTLE #18 is available with 2 covers, one which features the ongoing numbering
and one which will appeal to new readers where the book is titled LAST ADMIN HERO 2 #1!

£1.50 36 pages of pen-pushing fun

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Spencer Thorn selling SGT MIKE BATTLE comics
Graham Pearce is delighted to announce that SGT MIKE BATTLE comics
are now available in Spencer Thorn Bookshop. If you live in Bude then why not pop down
and have a flick through the graphic novels of SGT MIKE BATTLE Volume 1 and LAST ADMIN HERO!

http://www.spencer-thorn.co.uk/
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June 16th 2012

Reviews of SGT. MIKE BATTLE #17

Well it’s been a crazy couple of weeks with several reviews of SGT MIKE BATTLE #17 being published
online. Thankfully all the reviews are spoiler-free and respectfully refrain from giving away too much about
STAR-SPANGLED WARS... although they all agree that it is VERY GOOD!

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May 15th 2012

SGT. MIKE BATTLE #17 IS OUT NOW!

The latest explosive issue of SGT MIKE BATTLE: THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO! is on sale now
and features the ultimate story of good versus evil!


“STAR-SPANGLED WARS” sees Sgt Mike Battle meet a young farmboy,
an elderly warrior and an arrogant smuggler who are on a quest to rescue a beautiful princess from an evil empire!

Secrecy and misdirection have surrounded the project since it was announced. To protect your enjoyment of this issue, all copies
will be bagged to stop you accidentally learning too much about the story which is set not so long ago in a country far, far away!

£2 for 40 pages of freedom-loving fun

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May 10th 2012

Travelling Man selling SGT MIKE BATTLE comics

Graham Pearce is delighted to announce that SGT MIKE BATTLE comics are now available in Travelling Man
comic stores. If you live in Leeds, Newcastle or Manchester then why not pop down and have a flick through
the graphic novels of SGT MIKE BATTLE Volume 1 and LAST ADMIN HERO or some of the more recent
single issues!

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March 7th 2012
LONDON SUPER COMIC CON Report


                                                                                        Photo by www.froggysphotos.com

Nuff Said

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Feb 7th 2012

Forbidden Planet Blog reviews LAST ADMIN HERO
http://forbiddenplanet.co.uk/blog/2012/last-admin-hero-mike-battle-without-mike-battle/

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Jan 18th 2011

STAR-SPANGLED WARS Teaser Image

The second teaser image for SGT MIKE BATTLE #17...
which sees Sgt Mike Battle meet a young farmboy, an elderly warrior and an arrogant
smuggler who are on a quest to rescue a beautiful princess from an evil empire!
Graham Pearce is still keeping quiet about the details of the story but it certainly
seems to resemble a story that took place long, long in a galaxy far, far away
(but not in any way that would attract the attention of Lucasfilm’s lawyers)!

#17 is due out in May 2012

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Dec 12th 2012

Stan Lee AND Graham Pearce appearing at the
London Super Comic Convention

Yes, you read that headline correct. Graham Pearce will be appearing at the same convention as the
legendary comic-book creator Stan “The Man” Lee, who is making his first UK appearance for 40 years.
The inaugural London Super Comic Convention takes place at Feb 25-26th at London’s Excel Centre and
has a huge list of superstars in attendance.
For more info visit http://www.londonsupercomicconvention.com/

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Nov 21st 2011
LAST ADMIN HERO –
The Greatest Action Movie Never made?


Graham Pearce publishes new SGT MIKE BATTLE Trade Paperback with Bonus Material
Sgt Mike Battle may have been fighting the enemies of freedom, democracy and capitalism
for over 90 years but in November 2011 he appears in a new trade paperback entitled
Sgt Mike Battle LAST ADMIN HERO. Writer/artist/publisher and all-round creative force Graham Pearce
has collected issues #8-10 of the cult small-press comic Sgt. Mike Battle: The Greatest American Hero!
into a brand new 160-page collection of the LAST ADMIN HERO storyline.

Regarded by many Sgt Mike Battle fans as its best story to date, LAST ADMIN HERO
is both a tribute to and parody of Hollywood action movies. The story features a terrorist group
called ACRONYM who takeover a US weapons facility and threaten to upset the balance of power
in the world. The fate of the entire planet is at stake and not even Sgt Mike Battle can save the day.
Everything rests in the hands of John Trojan, a simple office assistant who is more suited to
filing paperwork and processing invoices than fighting bad guys.

“I’ve always described LAST ADMIN HERO as the greatest action movie never made!” explained Pearce.
“Its a homage to all those 1980s/1990s action movies that feature a lone hero fighting a terrorist group
in a confined location, the only difference is that John Trojan is a regular office worker with no military training.
Action movies always have a hero with some sort of law-enforcement, combat or outdoor pursuits background
but I wanted to do a story where the hero wasn’t a cop, an ex-navy seal or stuntman. To stack things against the
hero even more, I decided to arm him with only the contents of the stationery cupboard
so he literally has to stop ACRONYM with a heavy-duty stapler!”

The movie analogy continues with LAST ADMIN HERO in the form of some never-before-seen extra features
that is included in the collection. “I’ve added about 60 pages of bonus material in LAST ADMIN HERO,
including the preview “trailer”, an alternate ending, the abandoned original 24-page version and there’s
a huge sketchbook section that explains how the characters and storylines
evolved during the creative process!”

LAST ADMIN HERO represents a game-changing moment for Sgt Mike Battle.
As Comics International described “The sharp wit and clever satire of previous issues is present and correct,
but this comic is an improvement in that writer/artist Graham Pearce backs up the jokes with a solid and interesting plot,
resulting in the most well rounded issue so far". Small Press Big Mouth said ““Absolutely f***in’ hilarious!”
and Redeye says “If this series doesn’t have a massive genuine cult following, the human race should
hang its collective head in shame”.

Sgt Mike Battle LAST ADMIN HERO, a 168 page US-sized black and white trade paperback is out now for £8.50
Available from grahampearce8@netscape.net,
via www.sgtmikebattle.co.uk,
via SGT MIKE BATTLE Fan Club on Facebook or from Lulu.

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Nov 18st 2011
LAST ADMIN HERO IS OUT NOW!!!



Sgt Mike Battle LAST ADMIN HERO
collects issues 8-10 of SGT. MIKE BATTLE: THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO!
and also features:

- a Sketchbook section
- an Alternate Ending
- the preview “Trailer” Comic
- Unused Promotional Material
AND
the Never-before-seen abandoned 1st version of
LAST ADMIN HERO!...

Sgt Mike Battle LAST ADMIN HERO,
a 168 page US-sized black and white trade paperback is out now for £8.50
Available from grahampearce8@netscape.net,
via www.sgtmikebattle.co.uk,
via SGT MIKE BATTLE Fan Club on Facebook or from Lulu .


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Oct 21st 2011
Graham Pearce talks to THE CANNY COMIC CON

http://cannycomiccon.blogspot.com/2011/10/graham-pearce.html

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October 19th 2011
SGT MIKE BABBLE?!?

No, the above headline is not a typo nor has Sgt Mike changed his surname.
The truth is that Sgt Mike Battle has joined an exclusive group of comic book characters to promote BABBLE,
an original graphic novel by Lee Robson and Bryan Coyle due to be published by Com.X in 2011.
Sgt Mike Battle is one of several creator-owned comic characters helping to promote BABBLE.
You can find out more about BABBLE and see the other cover images at:-


http://www.babblecomic.com/babbleproject/

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October 15th 2010
SGT. MIKE BATTLE: VOLUME #1

The first ever trade paperback of SGT MIKE BATTLE
collects issues #1-7 of SGT. MIKE BATTLE: THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO,
is nearly 300 pages long and looks perfect on your bookshelf alongside your other graphic novels!
£12, 280 b+w pages with a glossy colour cover (or get the download for £4) Purchase your copy from:-

http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/sgt-mike-battle-volume-1/13524171

Or purchase it directly from Graham Pearce at a UK comic convention


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October 12th 2011
CANNY COMIC CON Dec 10th 2011

I’m delighted to announce that I will be appearing at the first ever Canny Comic Con
which will be held at Newcastle City Library. It’s the first convention to be held in the area for over 15 years
and I’ll be there selling Sgt Mike Battle comics!


http://cannycomiccon.blogspot.com/

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Sept 15th 2011
Teaser image for SGT. MIKE BATTLE #17



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September 12th 2011

GEEK SYNDICATE interviews Graham Pearce for their Summer of Indie


For the last few months Geek Syndicate have been running the

Summer of Indie in which they focus on Independent comics, movies and video games.
Ahead of the 10th anniversary of the publication of SGT MIKE BATTLE: THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO #1,
Geek Syndicate interviewed me about the origins, future and inevitable death of Sgt Mike Battle.

http://geeksyndicate.wordpress.com/2011/09/12/summer-of-indie-interview-graham-pearce/


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August 24th 2011

GEEK SYNDICATE reviews SGT MIKE BATTLE #16


http://geeksyndicate.wordpress.com/2011/08/24/summer-of-indie-comic-review-sgt-mike-battle-issue-16/


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August 20th 2011
Vote for SGT MIKE BATTLE’s Greatest Moments!

Can you believe that it's nearly 10 years since
the publication of SGT MIKE BATTLE: THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO! #1?

To celebrate this momentous occasion I am doing a poll to identify what the readers think are
Sgt Mike Battle’s Greatest Moments. To take part in this poll, all you have to do is nominate your favourite 5 moments,
jokes or sequences from ANY issue of SMB:GAH and I will compile all the results into an official top ten.

Submit your Top 5 nominations by posting on Sgt Mike Battle Fan Club wall on Facebook
or by emailing Graham Pearce via grahampearce8@netscape.net!

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July 31st 2011
COMING SOON... The LAST ADMIN HERO Trade Paperback

I am delighted to reveal the new cover for the LAST ADMIN HERO trade paperback.
It should be out in late 2011/early 2012 and will contain:

- a Sketchbook section
- an Alternate Ending
- the preview “Trailer” Comic
- Unused Promotional Material
AND
the Never-before-seen abandoned 1st version of
LAST ADMIN HERO!...


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July 10th 2011
MANCHESTER COMIC CON Sat 30th July

On Saturday 30th July 2011 I’ll be appearing at the Manchester Comic Con
which will be held at Manchester Central. I’ll be there selling back issues
of SGT MIKE BATTLE and doing sketches so please come by and say “Hi”.


http://www.manchestermcmexpo.com/

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June 23rd 2011
COMICS BULLETIN reviews SGT MIKE BATTLE #16

This may not be the best review of a SGT MIKE BATTLE comic
but it does make some very interesting points. Do you agree with the reviewer?
Was #16 a step backwards or did they have impossibly high expectations?

http://www.comicsbulletin.com/reviews/13088600014794.htm

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June 17th 2011

Chapter covers for SGT MIKE BATTLE #16 added to the site.

       

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June 16th 2011

SMALL PRESS BIG MOUTH reviews SGT MIKE BATTLE #16

I’m a huge fan of SMALL PRESS BIG MOUTH podcast and recommend it to anyone who loves indie comics.
Episode 32 marks the show’s 2nd birthday and they says some lovely things about SGT MIKE BATTLE #16.
“It’s Hysterical… really really funny… A really beautiful comic… I can’t remember the last time I’ve read a
comic so packed out with gags and jokes!”

The review starts at 44:57 but if you love small press comics then listen to the whole show at:-

http://geeksyndicate.wordpress.com/2011/06/16/small-press-big-mouth-episode-32-birthday-bonanza/

You should also visit the Small Press Big Mouth blog for regular news and updates about other indie comics

http://smallpressbigmouth.blogspot.com/

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May 26th 2011

FORBIDDEN PLANET BLOG review SGT MIKE BATTLE #16

http://forbiddenplanet.co.uk/blog/2011/sgt-mike-battle-hero-of-britain/

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May 26th 2011


SGT MIKE BATTLE #16
IS OUT NOW!

SGT. MIKE BATTLE: THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO! #16

SGT. MIKE BATTLE: NAZI STOMPER! #286-289


The latest exciting and historically incorrect issue of SGT MIKE BATTLE: THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO!
is set in 1940 and shows how Sgt Mike Battle saved the British troops at Dunkirk, saved the RAF from the Luftwaffe,
saved London during the Blitz, saved the entire country from Nazi Invasion and helped the King overcome his speech problems!

This is the greatest war story in the history of the world,
a story that some are describing as ‘The Kings Speech’ directed by Michael Bay. Yes, it is that good.


£1.50 for 36 pages of freedom-loving fun


Sgt. Mike Battle & all characters are 2011 Graham Pearce