In Praise of… Jim Steranko’s Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Like many people who grew up in the pre-digital era, for Alan Woollcombe childhood entertainment meant chocolates, bikes and comics, along with now extinct hobbies such as plane spotting, bird watching and stamp collecting. This is a story about a lifelong love affair of his. But it’s not for a person…Continue reading In Praise of… Jim Steranko’s Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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Transformers return in March – new comic from IDW announced

US comics publisher IDW Publishing has announced that a brand-new Transformers series will debut in March 2019 that will explore the very moment when a glorious, peaceful Cybertron begins its downward spiral into chaos. Available twice monthly, IDW’s Transformers comic will be written by Brian Ruckley, author of the Godless World fantasy trilogy, and illustrated by Angel Hernandez (Star Trek: Discovery – Succession) and Ron Joseph (Micronauts:Continue reading Transformers return in March – new comic from IDW announced

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Chris Ryall returns to IDW as President, Publisher and Chief Creative Officer

IDW Publishing has announced that its former Chief Creative Officer and Editor-In-Chief, Chris Ryall, is returning to the company as President, Publisher and Chief Creative Officer, just as the US publisher gears up for its twentieth anniversary celebrations next year Ryall, formerly part of the editorial division at The Walking Dead publisher Skybound Entertainment, will beContinue reading Chris Ryall returns to IDW as President, Publisher and Chief Creative Officer

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Greg Goldstein, Publishing President at IDW, cautions over “soft” Direct Sales comic market

Greg Goldstein, Publishing President and COO at US comics publisher IDW (publishers of series such as Star Trek, Transformers, True Blood and many more) was interviewed by comics business site ICV2 at San Diego Comic-Con, and makes some interesting comments about the state of the direct sales market and the challenges the company faces in theContinue reading Greg Goldstein, Publishing President at IDW, cautions over “soft” Direct Sales comic market

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In Review: Punks Not Dead #1

Written by David M Barnett Art by Martin Simmonds Colour Flats by Dee Cunniffee Cover A by Martin Simmonds Cover B by Bill Sienkiewicz Letters by Aditya Bidikar Published by Black Crown and IDW Advance warning: a smattering of adult content ahead, reflecting the mature nature of this title! The Story: The book opens onContinue reading In Review: Punks Not Dead #1