Rare “Little Orphan Annie” artwork offered at auction this week

The original art from the oldest “Little Orphan Annie” comic strip ever brought to market, published in the first month of the strip’s appearance 94 years ago, will make pop culture history this Friday, 22nd February, in Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art Auction in Dallas.
The item rubs shoulders with a host of art by British artists featured in the upcoming auction, as previously reported – including Dave Gibbons cover for Watchmen #1 and a number of covers created for early Marvel UK comics by American artists.Continue reading Rare “Little Orphan Annie” artwork offered at auction this week

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Kindness Works, a special Archie Comics project, re-visited

Happy Random Acts of Kindness Week! (11th – 17th February 2019), which builds to National Random Acts of Kindness Day on 17th February in the United States – but why not spread it globally? With that in mind, here’s some attention for “Kindness Works“, a project from Archie Comics Co-CEO Nancy Silberkleit, working with comics writer RayContinue reading Kindness Works, a special Archie Comics project, re-visited

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King Features Syndicate plans ahead for Betty Boop at 90, seeks new IP

  King Features Syndicate – distributors of newspaper strips such as The Amazing Spider-Man, Beetle Bailey, Betty Boop, Blondie, The Phantom and many more –  is positioning itself for a year of growth in licensing, and is seeking new IP to grow its portfolio. King Features Syndicate is a member of Hearst Entertainment and Syndication Group,Continue reading King Features Syndicate plans ahead for Betty Boop at 90, seeks new IP

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Just Ask for Mercy – the comiXology Originals collection is out soon!

Out next month from comiXology is Ask for Mercy: The Key to Forever by British creators Richard Starkings and Abigail Harding – the first collection of the creator-owned series launched last year on the digital comics platform. An action-packed and artistically stunning dark fantasy story from Elephantmen creator Richard Starkings and breakout talent, Abigail Jill Harding, making herContinue reading Just Ask for Mercy – the comiXology Originals collection is out soon!

DC’s Doom Patrol TV series

Will Doom Patrol feature on Netflix in the UK?

DC’s Doom Patrol TV series launches this week in the US, exclusively on on the DC Universe streaming service across the pond. Hopes are high the series will make it to Netflix here in the UK, which has also screened the hit series Titans, where Doom Patrol first featured. Launching Friday 15th February stateside, Doom PatrolContinue reading Will Doom Patrol feature on Netflix in the UK?