Out This Week – Roy Of The Rovers: The Best Of The 1980s – Who Shot Roy Race?

From the Treasury Of British Comics is the latest Roy Of The Rovers collection from the 1980s – Who Shot Roy Race?

  • CREATIVE TEAM: Tom Tully (w) David Sque (a)
  • RELEASE DATE: 10 June
  • HARDCOVER, 176 pages
  • PRICE: £19.99
  • ISBN: 9781781088968

The dawn of this new decade was one that Melchester Rovers would want to forget. The 80/81 season was far from their finest hour with the threat of relegation snapping at their heels all throughout the season and exits from the F.A. Cup and the European Cup leaving the trophy cabinet bare. For star striker Roy Race it couldn’t be worse. His obsession with the team had caused a strain on his marriage and fractured his relationship with teammates like the hot-headed Vic Guthrie. And then there was an attempt on his life… After being shot in December 1981, Roy lay in a coma for several weeks while Sir Alf Ramsey stepped into the dugout for Melchester. Life in a lower division beckons, but at least the Rovers will be the most stylish team on the pitch with their new Gola sponsored kits! This book collects the most sensational storyline from Roy of the Rovers history.

Available in print from: book stores, Amazon, and UK comic book stores via Diamond
Available in digital from: Treasury of British Comics webshop, the Roy of the Rovers webshop, & apps for iPadAndroid and Windows 10

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