Stan Lee by David Roach

In Memoriam: Stan Lee

Alan Woollcombe pays tribute to Stan “The Man” Lee, who has died aged 95, co-creator of an astonishing number of comic book characters, comic books, whose influence on entertainment and pop culture will endure… Stan Lee was arguably the most important man the American comics industry ever produced. Through talent, chutzpah and sheer hard work,Continue reading In Memoriam: Stan Lee

Art from Marvel’s Amazing Fantasy #15/ Strange Tales #110 - First appearances of Spider-Man and Doctor Strange. Art by Steve Ditko

Marvel mourns the loss of Steve Ditko

Marvel Comics released the following tributes to artist Steve Ditko, who died at the end of June but whose death has just been announced, stating “his legacy will never be forgotten”. Statement from Marvel Entertainment President Dan Buckley: “Today, the Marvel family mourns the loss of Steve Ditko. Steve transformed the industry and the MarvelContinue reading Marvel mourns the loss of Steve Ditko

“The Art of The Avengers and Other Heroes” exhibition opens in New York

New York’s Museum of Illustration at the Society of Illustrators is currently presenting an exhibition of original artwork showcasing characters from the Marvel Universe, including the Avengers and other heroes. Legendary artists featured include John Buscema, John Cassaday, Don Heck, Joe Jusko, Jack Kirby, George Pérez, John Romita, Marie Severin, Walt Simonson, Barry Windsor Smith,Continue reading “The Art of The Avengers and Other Heroes” exhibition opens in New York

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Rocket Raccoon storms Blackpool’s Madame Tussauds, Groot stunned!

Suit up, grab your Awesome Mix Vol. 1 – and jet your way to Madame Tussauds Blackpool as it welcomes two new Guardians of the Galaxy figures. The brand new Marvel Super Heroes area, which opened earlier this year, is an immersive and interactive experience and the Rocket Raccoon and Groot prison line-up is no different.Continue reading Rocket Raccoon storms Blackpool’s Madame Tussauds, Groot stunned!

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Titan Books new Marvel fiction line launched with Dan Abnett-penned Avengers tale

Titan Books recently launched its new publishing programme in collaboration with Marvel of original fiction books. Titan Comics, a sister imprint of Titan Entertainment Group, has had a long, proud history of producing magazine products to support some of Marvel’s most popular properties, such as Thor and Black Panther. “This new deal marks the startContinue reading Titan Books new Marvel fiction line launched with Dan Abnett-penned Avengers tale