Doctor Who Magazine, Office, circa 1990

Happy Birthday, Doctor Who Magazine! I’m honoured to have played a part…

Today is the cover date for the first issue for Doctor Who Weekly, launched by Marvel UK in October 1979 – and I’m very proud to have played a small part in the continuing adventures amazing publication known today as Doctor Who Magazine. For those who don’t know, I edited the title between 1988 andContinue reading Happy Birthday, Doctor Who Magazine! I’m honoured to have played a part…

The Book Palace illustrators 2020 Specials

The Book Palace reveals two “Illustrator Specials” for 2020

London-based The Book Palace has revealed advance covers for two illustrators Specials for release next year – one focusing on the work of veteran 2000AD artist John M. Burns, the other to showcase some of the greatest pirate art ever published in comics, books, magazines, posters and more. More like a book than a magazine,Continue reading The Book Palace reveals two “Illustrator Specials” for 2020

New FANSCENE honours Stan Lee and Mike Noble

A mere matter of weeks after the publication of the last issue, artist David Hathaway-Price, keeper of the amazing online Classic UK Comics Zines Archive, has released a new issue of his brilliant FANSCENE, a free PDF format title dedicated to all things comic zineContinue reading New FANSCENE honours Stan Lee and Mike Noble

Comic Scene Issue 8 - Cover SNIP

ComicScene announces plans for “Corker!” all ages comic supplement

ComicScene is to launch launch Corker! in November –  an ‘all ages’ comic – as a pull out supplement in the magazine and the team behind the magazine  looking to the ‘Legion of Comic Fans’ to support and spread the word. The new strip section will see the title jump from 64 to 80 pages everyContinue reading ComicScene announces plans for “Corker!” all ages comic supplement

Lego 10240 Star Wars Red 5 X-Wing Starfighter - box still factory sealed & unopened from new, contents assumed Mint in Excellent factory sealed box with minor scuff marks to corners. Nice example.

Toys and Licensing – troubled times ahead as Brand Licensing Europe nears?

The UK licensing industry is the second largest in the world, and the biggest in the Europe, with a value of $14.58bn (£11.84bn) in 2018, according to figures from the global licensing industry body, Licensing International, a growth of 3.9 per cent on the year prior. But the growth doesn’t tell the whole story. TheContinue reading Toys and Licensing – troubled times ahead as Brand Licensing Europe nears?