Mertonville, in Mort Cinder. Art by Alberto Breccia

A Comics Mystery: How did a street in Norwich become a location for Alberto Breccia’s “Mort Cinder”?

Inspired to buy Alberto Breccia’s Mort Cinder through the downthetubes articles by artist Ron Tiner and the urgings of artist David Roach, one of our readers came across an interesting little oddity in the art. Mort Cinder, in case you needed reminding, is a simply brilliant Argentinian comic featuring an eponymous character, created in 1962Continue reading A Comics Mystery: How did a street in Norwich become a location for Alberto Breccia’s “Mort Cinder”?

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Journey’s End – 2000AD’s occult horror series Caballistics Inc. draws to a close

More than a decade after it last appeared, one of 2000AD’s most popular modern series – Caballistics Inc. is to conclude this Christmas in a special final episode. Long hoped for by fans, occult horror action series Caballistics Inc. will wrap up with a special one-off story by co-creators Gordon Rennie and Dom Reardon inContinue reading Journey’s End – 2000AD’s occult horror series Caballistics Inc. draws to a close

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Crowdfunding Spotlight: Collected Tragic Tales of Horrere

For the very first time the team behind horror comic project Tragic Tales of Horrere are combining issues One and Two, the Halloween special and the Horrere Presents one-shot Laudanum into one stunning trade paperback collection. This brand-new book  is a must have for anyone with a love of horror comics, or just a love ofContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Collected Tragic Tales of Horrere

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In Review: Lip Hook by David Hine and Mark Stafford

Lip Hook By David Hine and Mark Stafford Published by SelfMadeHero Out: Now from all good book shops Arriving just at the right time of year, as the light retreats in the face of the long, dark, dark nights, David Hine and Mark Stafford’s Lip Hook promises a deep, deliciously disturbing read right from theContinue reading In Review: Lip Hook by David Hine and Mark Stafford

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Marvel UK art mystery – who pencilled this “Dracula Lives” cover back in 1975?

[Updated 31st October 2018] This cover for Marvel UK’s Dracula Lives #29, published in 1975, has some comic creators about who actually drew it. Selling for just over $400 on Heritage Auctions this past weekend, the site doesn’t list the penciller and its credit for Mike Eposito as inker is being challenged, with 2000AD artistContinue reading Marvel UK art mystery – who pencilled this “Dracula Lives” cover back in 1975?