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Hammer Films Captain Kronos returns to comics

Titan Comics has announced the next title from its Hammer Horror line of comics – Captain Kronos, written by Dan Abnett, which has previously had just one strip outing in the past. Based on the 1974 film, Captain Kronos will be the second Hammer title following the success of Peter Milligan and Ronilson Freire’s The Mummy: Palimpsest which hit stores ... Read More »

It’s Hammer Time for Titan Comics as “The Mummy” debuts, and it’s a scream!

The Mummy #1 Cover E by Jeff Zornow

Today sees the launch of The Mummy, the first of several Hammer Films-inspired comic series from Titan Comics, written by the legendary Peter Milligan and drawn by Ronilson Freire, coloured by Ming Sen and lettered by Simon Bowland. The line will see the publication of brand-new comic stories featuring classic Hammer properties, as well as wholly original Hammer stories, produced by Titan. In The Mummy, for 2000 years the Sect of Anubis ... Read More »

Creating Comics: Titan and Forbidden Planet’s Nick Landau and Vivian Cheung talk to ICV2

Nick Landau and Vivian Cheung

Comics site ICV2 has just published a two-part interview with Titan Entertainment Group Managing Director Nick Landau and Executive Director Vivian Cheung, the duo behind UK-based Titan Entertainment, which has a long history and broad business portfolio that’s invisible to many people in the business, who are only familiar with its recent expansion of comics and graphic novel publishing. The interview explores ... Read More »

House of Hammer Returns?

The House of Hammer Issue 10. Cover by Brian Lewis

(Updated 24th February 2016): Titan Comics has announced a partnership with Hammer Films, publishing adaptations of the studio’s classic titles as well as all-new properties. Announced at the comic book retailer conference ComicsPro earlier today, Titan  says the line will launch in time for Hallowe’en of this year. “Hammer is the home of some of the most groundbreaking horror and ... Read More »

Celebrating Sherlock Holmes “The Hound of the Baskervilles” in comics as Blu-Ray Hammer film release announced

Arrow Video: The Hound of the Baskervilles

Arrow Video will release a Blu-Ray edition of Hammer Films‘ classic Sherlock Holmes adaptation, The Hound of the Baskervilles, on 1st June 2015, so we thought we’d chart some of the story’s comics retellings by way of marking the event. Sherlock Holmes is the most filmed character of all time – but it is arguably this 1959 re-telling of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s ... Read More »

Hammer Horror homaged in new comic, Cushing & Sons

Cushing & Sons

The team behind the fab indie action-adventure title Paragon have just launched a free e-comic inspired by the Hammer Horror films and the work of one of its key actors – Peter Cushing. Written by Mark Howard (aka the Legendary Shark) – the pen behind the brilliantly epic Flesh tale in the 2000AD ‘zine Zarjaz recently – and illustrated by ... Read More »

Hammer Films launches YouTube Channel

To the delight of fans worldwide Hammer, Britain’s most celebrated genre film brand which recently produced box office smash The Woman in Black and the acclaimed Let Me In, today launches its first dedicated YouTube Channel at www.youtube.com/hammerfilms. For the very first time, exclusive new content from current Hammer productions as well as carefully restored classic Hammer feature films will ... Read More »

Hammer brings ‘Screamboard’ to iPhones

Legendary British film brand Hammer has today launched the ‘ScreamBoard’ in the UK – a free app for the iPhone which enables horror fans to mix their own selections of classic Hammer film sound clips. The app will appeal to both old and new fans of the celebrated film brand, many of whom will have recently enjoyed The Woman In ... Read More »

Hammer Films launches ‘Print on Demand’ site

Hammer Films has launched an official print-on-demand online store today, featuring iconic UK quad artwork from legendary horror titles including The Mummy, One Million Years B.C. and The Devil Rides Out. The store features high-quality reproductions of UK quads from the extensive Hammer library including the latest titles Let Me In and Wake Wood,  along with newly-restored posters for such ... Read More »

In Review: Memorabilia NEC 2011

Comics and sci-fi merchandise aplenty were on sale at the Memorabilia event at the NEC Birmingham over the weekend of 19th and 20th November. An impressive range of guests from sci-fi and other classic programmes and films included Arthur Darvill from Doctor Who, Kai Owen from Torchwood and Bruce Boxleitner from Tron and Babylon 5. Classic Doctor Who guests included ... Read More »

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