Jack's Pike: Volume 1
Meet Jack, he loves a spot of pike fishing, and spends a lot of time on the riverbank. Follow his adventures with his fishing partner Bob and long suffering wife Tracy. Along the way meet some smart-arse bleak and find out what the pike think of his efforts... Will Jack catch his dream pike?
Bob Roberts' review of Jack's Pike - Volume 1 is here.
• The first 100 comic strips
• The dangers of night fishing
• Killing a closed season
• Ages of man
Jack's Pike: Volume 2
Jack and Bob's fishing adventure continues and this time they are not messing about! Join them in search of the elusive pike. Along the way meet some loud-mouth seagulls and find out how Jack's caveman ancestors fared against the saber-toothed pike! The quest for the dream pike continues...
Bob Roberts' review of Jack's Pike - Volume 2 is here.
• Comic strips 101 - 200
• A definitive list of generic excuses
• A trip to Chew Valley
• How fishermen really use the internet
• Jack's top tips
Jack's Pike: Volume 3
Work, wives, chores... Nothing is going to get in the way of that monster pike! Jack and Bob are back and it’s getting serious. Meet some old friends and prepare for some skiving, excuses and an extraordinary amount of time on the riverbank...
Bob Roberts' review of Jack's Pike - Volume 3 is here & here.
• Comic strips 201 - 300
• Bob at work
• A trip to Penton Hook
• More tips, seagulls and bleak
• Sausage sandwiches!
Jack's Pike - History 30 Sept 2010: First appeared on Pike Blog 17 Jan 2011: First appeared on Bob Roberts Online (#14) 17 Jun 2011: Became weekly on Pike Blog (#29) 20 Sept 2011: First book published on Lulu (#1-100) 13 Nov 2011: Book reviewed on Bob Roberts Online 10 Dec 2011: Book featured in The Green 'Un' (Sports Newspaper) 29 May 2012: Second book published on Lulu (#101-200) 14 Jun 2012: Second book reviewed on Bob Roberts Online 22 Jun 2012: Began to feature regularly on Bob Roberts Online 23 Jun 2012: First strip appeared as a one-off in The Green 'Un' 20 Jul 2012: Began to feature weekly in Angling News Week 1 Oct 2012: Spin off, Fluff Chuckers, appears monthly in Total Flyfisher 7 Oct 2012: Reviewed on Pike Angler 26 Nov 2012: Third book published on Lulu (#201-300) 28 Nov 2012: Third book reviewed on Bob Roberts Online 8 Dec 2012: Book 3 featured in The Green 'Un' (Sports Newspaper)