With Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor vworping back onto our screens here in the UK on Saturday 15th April (and to BBC AMERICA in the US and Space in Canada on the same day), fans get a chance to continue their celebration of all things Doctor Who with Titan Comics’ Doctor Who Comics Day on Saturday 2nd September 2017. Doctor Who ... Read More »
DOCTOR WHO: NINTH DOCTOR #10 Writer: Cavan Scott Artist: Adriana Melo Publisher: Titan Comics FC – 32pp – $3.99 – On sale: 1st March 2017 in all good comic shops and various digital platforms The Ninth Doctor, Rose, and Jack head to Brazil on the next stop of their transtemporal mystery tour. The Iara have long been thought a Brazilian ... Read More »
The original “Something Wicked” creeps into the digital world, features early work by Al Ewing and more
Back in in 2007 (or maybe earlier, my zombie brain isn’t quite working properly today), British independent comics publisher FutureQuake Press launchd Something Wicked, a horror anthology that included work from the likes of Cullen Bunn, Al Ewing, PJ Holden, Michael Carroll, Cavan Scott and Keith Burns. Whatever happened to them, eh? Oh, wait… Long out of print, the good news is ... Read More »
It’s here! It’s fantastic! 2000AD, Europe’s longest running sci-fi action comic reaches its landmark 2,000th issue this week and some of the most prominent creators ever to grace its pages have returned for a 48-page celebration bonanza. Brian Bolland (Batman: The Killing Joke), Mick McMahon (The Last American), Dave Gibbons (Watchmen), and Kevin O’Neill (League of Extraordinary Gentlemen) are just some ... Read More »
Something for the Weekend (w/c 15th August 2016): Doctor Who, Dream Gangs, Dredd and Mind Mines, Too!
I’ve heaped plenty of praise on the fast-developing PJ Maybe -focused “Judge Dredd: Ladykiller” story (by John Wagner, Carlos Ezquerra and Annie Parkhouse) and “Scarlet Traces: Cold War” (by Ian Edginton, D’Israeli and Annie Parkhouse) in 2000AD in recent weeks in our weekly New Comics column. But “Tharg’s 3rillers: Mindmine“, by Rory Mcconville, Colin Macneil, Peter Doherty and Simon Bowland is proving a great ... Read More »
Episode 59 of Doctor Who: Panel to Panel is available for download, and interviewed this time out is Mark Wright, the new ongoing writer of the Doctor Who Magazine comic strip. A writer who frequently collaborates with Cavan Scott, he also served as a production assistant on DWM beginning with Issue 448 and is very busy at present as co-editor ... Read More »
This San Diego Comic-Con, Britain’s Titan Comics is brings its biggest ever offering to the massive event – a feast of exciting debuts, SDCC variants and special appearances from a host of creators. These include NBA all-star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Mycroft Holmes), Torchwood’s Captain Jack himself, John Barrowman (Torchwood); Doctor Who actor, writer and director Noel Clarke (The Troop); comic writers Paul ... Read More »
Something For The Weekend: News Comics On Sale (w/c 27th June 2016): Mark Millar’s Jupiter’s Legacy Returns!
In terms of “event” comics out this week by British creators, the return of Jupiter’s Legacy by Mark Millar, published by Image, will be welcome news for many and comes in a variety of variant covers – including a smashing one from Frank Quitely. Simon Davis continues to stagger us all with his art of “Slaine” for 2000AD this week, and ... Read More »
Next Wednesday 6th July sees the release of Titan Comics‘ hotly anticipated special Doctor Who crossover event comic starring the Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Doctors, pitting them against the Cybermen. Written by Cavan Scott (Ninth Doctor, Vikings) and George Mann (Eighth Doctor, Dark Souls), with art by Alessandro Vitti (Avengers Arena), Ivan Rodriguez (Doktor Sleepless), Walter Giovanni (Red Sonja) ... Read More »
There’s a cracking new story, “Brink”, in this week’s 2000AD Prog 1978 from Dan Abnett and INJ Culbard, which sits very nicely in an all-round thrill-drenched issue of the weekly SF comic, with the mystery of Judge Dredd’s current fat ever deepening. Is he really dead? Still reeling from that one! Writer Michael Carroll take up the reins on Dredd this ... Read More »