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Forbidden Planet offers Star Wars #1 Variant Covers

Star Wars #1 (2015) - Forbidden planet Variant Colour Cover

Forbidden Planet is to offer its own variant cover by Adi Granov for the new Marvel Star Wars comic when it launches in January 2015. The exclusive variant cover – available in colour and black and white versions – is a fabulous illustration of bounty hunter Boba Fett hitting the ground in distinctly Marvel style. The first issue of the ... Read More »

Tonight’s Gotham on Channel 5: The Penguin’s Umbrella

    Word is out that Cobblepot (aka The Penguin), who James Gordon was ordered to kill, is alive, leading rival gang leaders Falcone and Maroni to the brink of war and causing Gordon to go on the run  in Gotham – ‘The Penguin’s Umbrella’ – which airs on Channel 5 in the UK on Monday 24th November at 9.00pm. Gotham, which airs ... Read More »

Comic Creators: Who’s Top and Who’s Not? Bleeding Cool Magazine has the answers

Bleeding Cool Magazine Issue 13

It’s that time of year again – time to see who earns the Number One power rank position in Rich Johnston‘s yearly list of American comic publishing’s comic book powerbrokers. What comes up must come down, and we’re told US comic fans are in for plenty of surprises this year. How many British creators will make the list? Only one ... Read More »

British Comic Shop Comic Releases (19th November 2014) – Love and War and Fables, Too!

Twelfth Doctor #2 Cover A

  Here’s a list of comics – both US and UK releases – on sale in specialist UK comic shops tomorrow, Wednesday 19th November 2014, courtesy of First Age Comics, Lancaster. We’ve picked out the titles published by British publishers in bold below, or titles with a British connection we’re aware of. Don’t forget that despite many British publishers lack of faith in ... Read More »

Tonight’s Gotham on Channel 5: “Spirit of the Goat”

Donal Logue as Detective Harvey Bullock and Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma (the Future Riddler) in Gotham Season One Episode 6, "Spirit Of The Goat". Image provided by Channel 5.

  When a killer begins targeting the first born of Gotham’s elite, Detective Harvey Bullock is forced to confront traumatic memories from a nearly identical case he worked in the past. Later, Gordon is confronted by past decisions in Gotham – ‘Spirit of the Goat’ – which airs on Channel 5 on Monday 17th November at 9.00pm. Gotham, which airs on FOX ... Read More »

Sneak Peek: The First Kingdom by Jack Katz from Titan Comics

The First Kingdom Volume 6

  Next Wednesday. 19th November, sees the release of the final, never-before-published volume of the epic saga, The First Kingdom by Jack Katz from Titan Comics – and we have some preview pages for you. Yes – over forty years in the telling, Jack Katz’s six-volume science fiction epic reaches its phenomenal conclusion with Destiny, in which, a universe away from starships and interstellar deities, a single man searches desperately for ... Read More »

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. heads to Netflix

The 2013 cast of Marvel's Agents of SHIELD

Streaming service Netflix is adding the first season of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to its servicE, but only for US subscribers at present. The show’s second season is screening on Channel 4 in the UK. The arrival of S.H.I.E.L.D. from 20th November in the US follows on the heels of last year’s announced alliance between Netflix and Disney who have signed a multiyear deal with ... Read More »

British Comic Shop Comic Releases (12th November 2014) – Dogs Fighting and Kung-Fu Cheesecake!

Fade Out #3 Cover

Here’s a list of comics – both US and UK releases – on sale in specialist UK comic shops today, Wednesday 12th November 2014, courtesy of First Age Comics, Lancaster. We’ve picked out the titles published by British publishers in bold below, or titles with a British connection we’re aware of. Don’t forget that despite many British publishers lack of faith in full-blown ... Read More »

Flash, Constantine, most talked about comics-inspired shows

The Flash | TV Series 2014 | Season 2

  As social media continues to exert its influence on television viewing habits, trend tracking site The Wit.com has just reported on what new shows generated buzz on Twitter and Facebook last month. While Tweeting and discussing a show while you’re trying to watch it seems a complete anathema to a grumpy old goat like myself, on a par with ... Read More »

Humanoids revives Alexandro Jodorowsky and Mœbius’ Metabaron, back in 2016

Metabaron 2016 - Advance Promo, November 2014

Talk about your advance news. Publisher Humanoids has announced The Metabaron, the seminal character created by Alexandro Jodorowsky and Mœbius in 1980, will return in a powerful new “space opera” in June 2016. The Metabaron was introduced to the world in the international bestseller The Incal, first created by Jodorowsky and Mœbius in the pages of the seminal magazine Métal Hurlant ... Read More »

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