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Philip Pullman’s The Adventures of John Blake: Mystery of the Ghost Ship collection docks in June

The Adventures of John Blake: Mystery of the Ghost Ship

Philip Pullman‘s The Adventures of John Blake: Mystery of the Ghost Ship offers high-octane action and a deep twisting mystery combine in a visual feast of a time-travel tale of adventure on the high seas, due for release in June 2017. Originally seen in The Phoenix comic, Pullman’s story fearless art by Fred Fordham and is being published by David ... Read More »

“Blunderbirds” and Frank Bellamy’s “The Shepherd King” highlighted in new Eagle Times

The latest edition of Eagle Times the magazine of the Eagle Society – Volume 30 No. 1 – is now available. This Issue features articles about Alan Stranks (who created PC49 and scripted several Dan Dare stories), Space Fiction Films in Eagle‘s times, the humorous “Blunderbirds” strip – and the first part of a three part analytical article about Frank Bellamy‘s ... Read More »

SF adventure “Geysers of Titan”, drawn by Doctor Who Adventures’ Russ Leach, continues in Aces Weekly

"Geysers of Titan", a strip drawn by Doctor Who Adventures artist Russ Leach, written by Petri Hanninem, lettered by Sam Roads

The latest volume of David Lloyd‘s Aces Weekly is available now and Volume 27 continues to be one of the most rip-roaring yet. For me, for example, it’s inevitable I’d be drawn to “Geysers of Titan“, an SF strip set on Titan, drawn by Doctor Who Adventures artist Russ Leach, written by Petri Hanninen, lettered by Sam Roads. As if downthetubes readers ... Read More »

Classic UK Comic Zines Site adds rare 1970s conventions booklets to growing archive

ClaasicUKComicZines - Montage

British comics archivist, and former Fine Art and Graphic Design teacher David Hathaway-Price has been busy adding some gems of British comic fan history to his incredible Classic UK Comic Zines site, which is now located here. Two additions feature early work by a slew of famous 2000AD contributors, edited by Dez Skinn and Nick Landau. The aim of David’s ... Read More »

New graphic novel from Markosia, “Hunter, Hunted”, set to debut at Edinburgh Comic Con

Hunter, Hunted - Sample Art

On sale next week from Markosia is Hunter, Hunted by GM Jordan and Mick Trimble, and it’s already getting attention and praise in the run up to its launch at Edinburgh Comic Con this coming weekend. In this new graphic novel, a soldier haunted by his past must survive his present to tackle a future threat. Janson is not a hero; ... Read More »

The Phoenix launches “Star in a Comic” competition for kids

Phoenix "Star in a Comic" Competition Banner

Do you know an awesome kid who has what it takes to create the star of a new comic story? Perhaps it could even be them? If so, then you should let them know Britain’s The Phoenix comic is running a new competition to find the next super star comic character. Open to all children, the competition opens the weekly comic’s pages ... Read More »

Hibernia offers limited second edition of “The Tower King” from Eagle

The Tower King Panel

On sale now from Hibernia Comics, celebrating the recent 35th anniversary of new Eagle 35th anniversary is a new edition of their fantastic collection of the classic story, The Tower King, written by Alan Hebden (Commando, Meltdown Man) and illustrated by José Ortiz (13th Floor, Creepy, Eerie). “The Tower King” tells the tale of Mick Tempest and his struggles to survive in a London ... Read More »

TItan Comics releases TEKKEN Issue #1 Extended Preview

TEKKEN Issue #1 Cover C Anton Kokarev

Titan Comics have just released an extended art preview of TEKKEN Issue #1 – a brand-new TEKKEN comic hitting comic stores on 3rd May 2017 that leads directly into the upcoming TEKKEN 7 videogame – available on PS4, Xbox One and PC this June. Based on the smash hit video game series, Titan is working closely with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment ... Read More »

New 100% Biodegradable revives “Rourke of the Radlands”, co-created by Wonder Woman artist Liam Sharp

Biodegradable Issue 16 Cover - SNIP

The latest issue of the ace British digital anthology 100% Biodegradable (Issue 16) is on sale now and of course I’m delighted to report it includes a very special re-presentation of “Rourke of the Radlands – The Wand” – a tale of hard drinking, hot tempered sword and sorcery I co-created with Wonder Woman artist Liam Sharp back in the 1990s. ... Read More »

Marvel Heroes Omega Announced for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Marvel Heroes Omega - Key Art

Gazillion, a leading video game developer and publisher, has announced Marvel Heroes Omega, launching for the PlayStation4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One this spring. Inspired in part by popular action-RPGs, modern Marvel video games, and massively multiplayer online games, we’re told Marvel Heroes Omega offers streamlined, action-RPG gameplay and long form character progression features. Marvel fans and gamers can level-up, defeat infamous ... Read More »

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