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TwoMorrows Announces “Comic Book Fever: A Celebration of Comics: 1976 – 1986”

US publisher TwoMorrows has announced the upcoming publication of A Celebration of Comics: 1976-1986 by George Khoury, author of The Extraordinary Works Of Alan Moore and True Brit: A Celebration of the Great Comic Book Artists of the UK. Described as a “love letter” to his personal golden age of comics, 1976-1986, Khoury ‘s new work covers all the things ... Read More »

Tonight on Gotham on Channel 5: By Fire

Michelle Veintimilla as Firefly in the Gotham Season 2, episode "By Fire"

In “By Fire”, tonight’s episode of Gotham airing on Channel 5 in the UK, while Penguin and Galavan battle for control of the Gotham underworld, another new villain is the focus of the police. Here’s some teaser pics… Gotham stars  Ben McKenzie as James Gordon, David Mazouz as future Batman Bruce Wayne, Sean Pertwee as loyal protector Alfred Pennyworth, Erin Richards as Barbara Kean, Donal Logue ... Read More »

Joe Kelly Announced as first US guest for Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2016

Just as Marvel’s latest blockbuster superhero movie Deadpool hits UK cinemas, the Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announce its first major US guest for the 2016 is Joe Kelly, who will be making an exclusive UK appearance at the Festival weekend in October. A creator, writer and producer, Kelly is the creator of the lauded graphic novel I Kill Giants, published ... Read More »

New Comics On Sale This Week in the UK – On the King’s Road, with Judge Dredd and Doctor Who in tow

Right. I’ve just been down to Lancaster’s First Age Comics to have a look at the new comics, only to be told that while Titan’s Johnny Red is selling well there, more people would have bought  if “they had only known about it”. Which makes it even more urgent that we continue our mission to spread the word about new comics so ... Read More »

Garage art and fashion magazine goes Marvel with supermodels as superheroes covers

A montage of the Garage 10 covers featuring models Cuba Tornado Scott as Thor, Candice Swanepole as Spider-Gwen, Lexi Bowling as Captain Marvel, Adriana Lima as She-Hulk and Karlie Kloss as Black Widow.

Garage – a biannual print publication that brings to life the most original and ambitious collaborative projects across contemporary art and fashion – has teamed with Marvel to create five special edition covers for its tenth issue, celebrating the brand’s powerful women. Garage Issue 10 focuses on the inclusiveness and democracy within the contemporary art world and its covers, available from ... Read More »

Framed! Britain’s Observer newspaper meets the creators shaking up modern comics

Art from Kelly Sue DeConnick’s "Bitch Planet", published through Image Comics

No longer the preserve of the hardcore geek, comics are moving away from superheroes and into a new golden age of creativity and diversity. Andrew Harrsion at The Observer talked to the indie writers and artists inking the changes this weekend, including Kieron Gillen. (Confusingly, the feature is published on The Guardian‘s web site with limited Observer branding, so apologies for mixing ... Read More »

ICv2: Comic Sales Slip in January

The Walking Dead #150 Cover A

The ICV2 web site reports that comics and graphic novel sales were down 5.1 per cent versus the year ago period in January, with graphic novels trailing at a 7.77 per cent decline and comics down 3.86 per cent, according to information released by Diamond Comic Distributors. The drop off comes after a busy December for comic shops supplied by ... Read More »

Sneak Preview: Second Sight by David Hine & Alberto Ponticelli, Signing News

Orbital Comics David Hine Signing 10th February 2016

Comic book writer and occasional artist David Hine will be signing at Orbital Comics in London on Wednesday, the release day of his new creator owned comic Second Sight, published by AfterShock Comics. David began his career at Marvel UK and 2000AD. After writing and drawing the graphic novel Strange Embrace he scripted a number of books for Marvel and DC including ... Read More »

Tonight on Gotham on Channel 5: Scarification

Ben McKenzie as Detective James Gordon and Donal Logue as Detective Harvey Bullock in Gotham: "Scarification"

In “Scarification”, tonight’s episode of Gotham airing on Channel 5 in the UK, as Theo Galavan forces the Penguin to work for him, and the old family rivalry between the Waynes and Galavans resurfaces, Jim Gordon struggles to maintain order in the city. Here’s some teaser pics… Gotham stars  Ben McKenzie as James Gordon, David Mazouz as future Batman Bruce Wayne, Sean Pertwee as loyal protector ... Read More »

M.A.S.K. Returns in All-New Fan film from David Guivant

The wraparound cover for MASK Issue 52. These wraparounds were something of a staple for the weekly comic

David Guivant, a talented  young independent director and artist from the South Pacific island of New Caledonia, is working on a fan film sequel to M.A.S.K, based on the toy range that appeared in a DC Comics nine-issue title and 80 issues of Britain’s M.A.S.K. weekly comic. Mobile • Armored • Strike • Kommand, a semi-live action and animated fan-film, is inspired ... Read More »

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