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Early Death’s Head stories omnibus on its way in 2020?

With the new Death’s Head mini series by Tini Howard and Kei Zama launching later this month from Marvel in comic shops, it’s no surprise that a collection is also on its way – but so, it seems, is an “Omnibus” edition of Death’s Head adventures, scheduled for March 2020. Titled Death’s Head: Freelance PeacekeepingContinue reading Early Death’s Head stories omnibus on its way in 2020?

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Marvel UK in Print: A Quick Guide

Marvel UK fans often comment on the lack of Marvel UK’s “Genesis 1992” related collections, but as we have reported down the years, at least some Marvel stories created in the UK have been reprinted, by Marvel US and Panini. Here’s a quick checklist – additions are welcome. All the links on the book titlesContinue reading Marvel UK in Print: A Quick Guide

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Marvel UK Mysteries: Who Remembers “Blood-Cede” and “Graviton”?

Discussion of comics copyright and trademarks of classic British comics spurred by Rebellion’s established ownership of the TV21 brand led me to investigate which titles Marvel Comics registered in Britain. Or, largely, Marvel UK – who were keen to put their very firm property stamp on various projects down the decades. My investigations turned up some interesting “Might Have Been” titles from the 1990s.Continue reading Marvel UK Mysteries: Who Remembers “Blood-Cede” and “Graviton”?

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Sassy Smart Women of Pre-Super Hero Comics in the Spotlight at San Diego Comic-Con

Before Batman and Superman were even a glimmer in Bill Finger and Jerry Siegel’s eyes, Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson created National Allied Publications, which would then go on to become DC Comics; one of the largest comic publishers in the world. Last year, Hermes Press released DC Comics Before Superman: Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson’s Pulp Comics, written by his grand-daughter, Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson. Some of that history will be in the spotlight at a panel titled “Sassy Smart Women of Pre-Super Hero Comics”at the upcoming San Diego Comic Con…Continue reading Sassy Smart Women of Pre-Super Hero Comics in the Spotlight at San Diego Comic-Con

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Counting down to the new Death’s Head from Marvel!

The countdown has begun to an all-new Death’s Head mini series from Marvel, launching 31st July 2019 in all good comic shops! Starring Death’s Head, originally created by Simon Furman and Geoff Senior in the 1980s, the new series is written by Tini Howard with art from Kei Zama, with covers by Nick Roche. Here’sContinue reading Counting down to the new Death’s Head from Marvel!