Between the team, led by John Hemry, we carefully worked out even the smallest detail of scenes for future reference when an item of equipment was used again

Creating Jack Campbell’s Lost Fleet – Corsair comic: some unseen designs and behind the scenes reveals

Titan Comics are giving the collected Lost Fleet – Corsair a bit of a “back catalogue” push right now, so as the series editor, I thought I’d share some of the early design work that went into creating the series, based on Jack Campbell‘s best selling SF novels. The series had been on the books atContinue reading Creating Jack Campbell’s Lost Fleet – Corsair comic: some unseen designs and behind the scenes reveals

Pedantic Stan, The Comics Fan by John Freeman and Lew Stringer

Pedantic Stan, The Comic Fan, returns in new collection from Lew Stringer, in time for London Film and Comic Con

Back in the days of the British comics fandom of the 1980s, when our community was very different and far less diverse than it thankfully is today, Lew Stringer and I created Pedantic Stan, The Comics Fan – and Lew has collected all the strips into a new collection on sale this weekend at LondonContinue reading Pedantic Stan, The Comic Fan, returns in new collection from Lew Stringer, in time for London Film and Comic Con

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HISTORY’s San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Panels and Fan Events, includes free Vikings comic by Andi Ewington, Indro

The TV drama Vikings will be back at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con with a cast panel, new Season 5B trailer, and an exclusive comic book, Vikings: Causor, written by Andi Ewington (Red Dog, Freeway Fighter) with art by Daniel Indro (Vikings, Doctor Who) coloured by Slamet Mujiono (Red Sonja, Sherlock Holmes) and lettered by Jim CampbellContinue reading HISTORY’s San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Panels and Fan Events, includes free Vikings comic by Andi Ewington, Indro

Shadow Riders #3 Cover SNIP

Who Remembers Marvel UK’s Shadow Riders? An unpublished story revealed

Back in the early 1990s, just before Marvel UK went a bit crazy with multiple US titles with the word “Death” in them, artist and writer Brian Williamson and I co-created Shadow Riders, who eventually were drawn by Ross Dearsley for a four issue US format limited series published in 1993. The story centred onContinue reading Who Remembers Marvel UK’s Shadow Riders? An unpublished story revealed

Rourke of the Radlands, Monark Starstalker and Wolverine - SNIP

Marvel UK Comics That Never Were: Rourke versus Wolverine, versus… Monark Starstalker?

Here’s an item from my archives that should interest some Marvel UK fans – Liam Sharp’s fax of our creator-owned heroine, Rourke, created for STRIP, alongside Marvel US heroes Monark Starstalker and Wolverine. I’ve written about this a little before, but the background is this. After a positive reaction to Rourke’s debut in STRIP IssueContinue reading Marvel UK Comics That Never Were: Rourke versus Wolverine, versus… Monark Starstalker?