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Groovy, Baby! Doctor Who Magazine Goes Retro with free Dalek-infested classic comic giveaway

A panel from *Sub Zero, featuring the Third Doctor and the Daleks, originally presented in 1972 in Countdown comic

Doctor Who Magazine Issue 508, out now from all good UK newsagents, has a grab bag of treats on offer for fans of 1970s Doctor Who – and great comics. Not only does it include a terrific free gift – a re-presentation supplement of “*Sub Zero“, a cracking Dalek story first published in Countdown and TV Action back in 1972, written by Dennis ... Read More »

Feel the Power! New Doctor Who Magazine debuts, Steve Dillon remembered

The next issue of Doctor Who Magazine (Issue 505) is published in the UK tomorrow (Thursday 17th November). Alongside a cover feature paying tribute to the Second Doctor, Patrick Troughton (accompanied with rare photographs), there’s an affectionate tribute to artist Steve Dillon from the magazine’s founding editor, Dez Skinn. Noting his early work for Marvel UK on Hulk Weekly and ... Read More »

Pre-Christmas Comics Goodness planned in Manchester at For the Love of Sci-Fi event

For the Love of Sci-Fi 2016 Logo

Featuring guests from comics, movies and TV, For the Love of Sci-Fi is a two-day event taking place at Bowlers Exhibition Centre in Manchester on 3rd – 4th December 2016. Comics guests announced so far are Mike Collins, Carlos Ezquerra, Simon Furman, Diego Galindo, Kev Hopgood, Staz Johnson, Mike McKone, Sergio Mora, Nika Nartova, Nigel Parkinson, Ian Richardson, Geoff Senior, William Simpson, Lee Sullivan, Nacho Tenorio and John Wagner. The media guests announced will appeal to a wide variety ... Read More »

Break into ICE this weekend in Birmingham!

ICE – the International Comic Expo – returns to Birmingham for its third year this weekend (10th -11th September 2016). We’ve already mentioned a couple of the exclusive comic launches at this great event, and once again the UK’s Second City plays host to some of the biggest stars of the comics book world. Artists and writers behind famous comic ... Read More »

Something For The Weekend (w/c 1st August 2016): Torchwood, 2000AD and Lucky Luke!

Torchwood #1 Cover B - Photo Variant by Will Brooks

It’s a busy week for Titan Comics, with the launch of NBA All-star legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar‘s debut comic book Mycroft Holmes – focused on the early, chaotic life of the elder Holmes brother – and their new Torchwood title, written by Captain Jack himself, John Barrowman, and novelist Carole Barrowman. Torchwood #1 continues the adventures of the smash TV show and is ... Read More »

Something For The Weekend: This Week’s New Comics (w/c 25th April 2016)

2000AD Prog 1978

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 »

Answers in Blood: An Interview with “Vikings” comic writer Cavan Scott

Vikings #1 Cover A

Cavan Scott counts himself lucky to work in the worlds that first sparked his imagination as a kid. He writes the Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor comic for Titan, is one of the writers of the Star Wars: Adventures in Wild Space series of novels for children (as well as the young at heart) and up until recently, produced Blake’s 7 ... Read More »

Titan Comics “Vikings” by Cavan Scott and Staz Johnson – Sneak Peek at #1!

Vikings #1 Cover A

Titan Comics launches Vikings next week (Wednesday 27th April), based on the sensational MGM show which launched in 2013, and was recently renewed by the History channel for a fifth season of 20 episodes. An Irish-Canadian co-production, the hit Vikings TV show was developed and produced by Octagon Films and Take 5 Productions and is inspired by the sagas of Viking ... Read More »

Birmingham Bound: An Interview with Comic Artist Staz Johnson

King's Road # Splash Pages by Staz Johnson

Staz Johnson began his career in comics drawing strips for Marvel UK and Fleetway before pencilling books like The Mighty Thor and The Avengers for Marvel in the US. A six issue run on Detective Comics lead to him becoming the artist on the popular Robin series, where he stayed for over three years. Renowned for a bravura action-adventure style ... Read More »

Something For the Weekend – Bone China, Doctor Who and Unmentionables!

Porcelain: Bone China - Cover

Here’s my pick of this week’s list of British creator and British publisher-skewed new comics, including new comics on sale in UK newsagents. This feature covers all titles released from Monday 7th March onwards with most new US comics released on Wednesday 9th March. There’s some great stuff to look out for this weekend at your local comic shop – ... Read More »

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