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Utopia/Valhalla, rare comics fanzine featuring early work by teenage Alan Moore offered for £2700

Utopia/ Valhalla Issue One

Over on eBay, there’s an auction running for a comics fanzine published in 1970 – Utopia/Valhalla Issue One – with a starting bid of over £2700. Before anyone starts scrabbling in their attics for fading issues of Comic Media News, Solar Wind or Fantasy Advertiser thinking to strike gold while the world’s gone mad, you should know this fanzine is ... Read More »

Origins of “Doctor Who” revealed in new Sydney Newman memoirs

Sydney Newman: The Man Who Thought Outside the Box

Exactly where did the idea of Doctor Who come from and how much of the show was the idea of Canadian film and TV producer Sydney Newman? That’s just one of the subjects tackled in The Man Who Thought Outside the Box, Sydney Newman’s memoirs, written by Ryan Danes and due to be published to celebrate what would have been his ... Read More »

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe and Titan Comics team up for new “Little Nightmares” comic

Little Nightmares #1 - Cover A

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe and Titan Comics have announced the creation of comics based on the upcoming, highly anticipated 3D puzzle-platformer Little Nightmares. The new comic is written by Dan Watters and Alex Paknadel (writers of Assassin’s Creed: Uprising) with art by Aaron Alexovich (Heart Shaped Skull, Serenity Rose). The Little Nightmares video game is scheduled to hit PlayStation 4, ... Read More »

King Kong, wartime Beanos and banned Oz comics – quite a selection in latest ComPal comic auction!

Mighty World of Marvel 1 (1972) - with Hulk T-Shirt Transfer free gift

The latest Compalcomics online auction has just launched and offers a fantastic selection of wartime Beanos, pre-war Mickey Mouse Weeklies and copies of Glasgow / Northern Looking Glass, considered the world’s first “comic”, published in Glasgow in 1825. Plus, there’s the chance to get your hands on some rare underground comics, including a copy of the infamous Oz “Schoolkids” magazine that saw ... Read More »

Brian Bolland “Joker” Statue added to DC Designer Series

Statue: Designer Series: The Joker (Brian Bolland)

Straight from the Eisner Award-winning graphic novel Batman: The Killing Joke, acclaimed artist Brian Bolland’s rendition of The Joker gets the Designer Series treatment. Bolland’s version of the Clown Prince of Crime is one of the most iconic, recognisable renditions of the character, and he’s now been brought to the Designer Series by sculptor David Giraud. This is the latest ... Read More »

Big Finish and Hitch Hiker’s producer Dirk Maggs get Best Drama Audie award nominations 

Doctor Who: The War Doctor: Only The Monstrous

Big Finish – creators of many much-acclaimed Doctor Who audio adventures and more – and Dirk Maggs, well known for his “Audio Movies” approach to Audio drama, have nominations for Best Drama in the 2017  Audie Awards. One is The War Doctor: Only The Monstrous, featuring the late, great John Hurt. The winner will be announced on 1st June 2017 ... Read More »

New Iron Fist trailer from Netflix reveals more of series characters and plot

Iron Fist Preview Comic SNIP

Netflix has just released another teaser for Iron Fist, its latest Marvel Comics-inspired series. If it’s as good as Daredevil, Luke Cage and Jessica Jones, the subscription service will have another great show to encourage comic fans to watch – and that’s not even counting other great (non comic) shows like Stranger Things. Based on the Marvel character of the ... Read More »

One for 2000AD and Dan Dare fans: Let’s Go To Mars! Game Launched

Let's Go to Mars - Screenshot

A graphic adventure game focusing on the exploration of Mars has been launched by the Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia, which should appeal to fans of most SF comics or books – of all ages. The app, Let’s Go To Mars has been designed for the European project UPWARDS, developed in collaboration with Wild Sphere and Laniakea Management & Communication, and ... Read More »

Panel Borders: Medical Emergencies features interviews with Karen Berger and the Mad Robot Comics team

Panel Borders: Medical Emergencies

The monthly radio show about comics and graphic novels is back tonight. In Panel Borders: Medical Emergencies, Alex Fitch talks to two teams of creators who use knowledge of medical emergencies to inform sci-fi and fantasy titles. At Cartoon County, Brighton, Alex explores the Madhouse and Cadavers comics created by Matt Hardy and Edward Bentley, from their Worthing based imprint Mad Robot ... Read More »

Official BBC Doctor Who iStickers Featuring Graeme Neil Reid Artwork

Doctor Who Sticker Pack by Graeme Neil Reid SNIP

The official BBC Doctor Who Sticker App for iMessage has just been updated with a second batch of 30 high quality original stickers of the Doctor, TARDIS, Daleks, Ood, the Master, Ice Warriors, Davros and others. As with the first batch of 30 stickers, which included Cybermen, Weeping Angels, Zygons, the Master, Missy, and K9, these all feature watercolour artwork by ... Read More »

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