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MCM Comic Con returns to Manchester

MCM Manchester Comic Con

MCM Comic Con is back in Manchester …and this time it’s for the whole weekend. Following last year’s record attendance, MCM Manchester Comic Con returns to Manchester Central bigger and better than ever. Running over a full weekend for the first time, the show takes place on 19-20 July, playing host to everything from hot new games to costume competitions ... Read More »

Sweden’s Reset Media brings its “ROBOT” gaming magazine title to the UK

ROBOT Issue 4 - 2012 (Swedish Edition)

  Swedish publisher Reset Media AB, which operates the world’s largest gaming site IGN, is to launch an English-language edition of ROBOT, a new monthly independent video games magazine for children on 20th June 2014. Already a huge success in its native Sweden, ROBOT distributor Comag describe the new title as the only 100% independent gaming magazine for children, providing ... Read More »

Thunderbirds Tabletop Game in the works from Modiphius Entertainment

Thunderbirds Table Top Game

  Game publishers Modiphius Entertainment, who recently took over the running of the long-running DragonMeet convention, have just announced a licensing deal with ITV Studios Global Entertainment to develop a co-operative tabletop board game based on the classic 1960s’ television series Thunderbirds, designed by Matt Leacock. As most of our readers already know, Thunderbirds, set in 2065 and created by ... Read More »

Diamond Announces Top Products For April 2014 in Comic Shops

Diamond Comics Dollar Share Chart - April 2014

  Peter Parker has a second chance at life and heroism in Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos’ Amazing Spider-Man #1 from Marvel Comics, the best-selling comic book of April 2014 according to information provided by Diamond Comic Distributors, who deliver comics to Britian’s many comic shops and worldwide. Marvel Comics’ Amazing Spider-Man #1 was the comic industry’s best-selling comic book in both units and ... Read More »

Starblazer Adventures Game reaches end of the line

Starblazer Adventures

  Game publishers Cubicle 7 Entertainment are selling PDF downloads of their Starblazer Adventures and Legends of Anglerre games, after deciding not to renew their license  for the FATE gaming system. Starblazer Adventures – originally announced back in 2007 and released in 2009 – is based on the classic British comic series, Starblazer, published by DC Thomson in the 1970s and 80s. Each of Starblazer‘s 281 ... Read More »

“White Dwarf” goes weekly, “Warhammer Visions” launches 1st February

. Bucking the usual trend of magazines closing or going digital only, Games Workshop has announced the launch of a new, weekly White Dwarf magazine and a new monthly title – Warhammer: Visions – on 1st February 2014. The new White Dwarf magazine will be published every Saturday starting on 1st February, delivering gaming tips and advice, painting guides, battle ... Read More »

Marvel celebrates 50 years of X-Men with new iPhone game

X-Men: Battle of the Atom Screenshot: Promotional Art

Marvel Entertainment has teamed up with developer Aeria Mobile to launch X-Men: Battle of the Atom for iPhone, celebrating 50 years of  X-Men stories and characters and available now from the iTune store. Featuring gorgeous original art by Marvel artists and stories adapted by prolific X-Men writer James Asmus, the new free-to-play card battle game (CBG) stars everyone’s favorite Uncanny ... Read More »

Dark Souls II tie-in comic by Rob Williams, Andi Ewington and Simon Coleby launches

Dark Souls II: Into the Light art by Simon Coleby

Namco Bandai has just launched a free digital comic – Dark Souls II: Into the Light – created by three leading British comic creators to promote the upcoming release of it Dark Souls II game. The new comic, set in the Dark Souls universe, features an original story written by Rob Williams and Andi Ewington with art provided by Simon Coleby.(Colouring ... Read More »

Psylocke joins Marvel Heroes game line up, so where’s Captain Britain?

Psylocke – Captain Britain’s sister – is to join the line up of playable characters in the Marvel Heroes game in the near future, prompting many British fans to ask if Captain Britain is far behind. News of Betsy Braddock’s impending debut in the game came as part of a general announcement from game makers Gazillion Entertainment and Marvel Entertainment, ... Read More »

New Dennis the Menace books and other Beano merchandise announced

Dennis the Menace Bashing Buddy

DC Thomson is celebrating a busy year for The Beano‘s Dennis the Menace and Gnasher property as Penguin joins a raft of licensees with a planned range of children’s books and Golden Bear announces new toys. The new range of books from Penguin will kick off with The Diary of Dennis the Menace, written by the renowned author Steven Butler, which ... Read More »

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