Art by Cheslsey Bonestell, used to publicise Chesley Bonestell: A Brush With The Future. Image: Bonestell LLC

New documentary celebrates the ground-breaking SF art of Chesley Bonestell

Long before satellites would journey to planets and deep-space telescopes would photograph distant galaxies, there was an artist whose prescient vistas dazzled the eyes and the imagination of all who beheld them. His name was Chesley Bonestell. How could he see so far in the future? Chesley Bonestell: A Brush With The Future is aContinue reading New documentary celebrates the ground-breaking SF art of Chesley Bonestell

Image Revolution Film Poster - Shout Factory

Sequart’s Image Comics Documentary Released Through Shout! Factory

The Sequart Organization and Respect Films have announced that Shout! Factory has picked up their documentary, The Image Revolution, for distribution. The Image Revolution examines one of the most important and daring moves in comic book history. In 1992, a group of top-tier artists left Marvel Comics to create their own company… a company that continues toContinue reading Sequart’s Image Comics Documentary Released Through Shout! Factory

Tim Quinn: The Ups and Downs of A Comics Editor

ARGH! Comics Need You! Or Rather, Bay TV Liverpool Need You For a TV Show About Comics…

Can you laugh out loud while someone drones on for hours and hours about bloomin’ comic books? If so, Bay TV Liverpool want you to be part of the audience at Liverpool’s Central Library on Saturday 30th January 2016. You will witness the complete history of comic books, from the very first cave wall drawing up to theContinue reading ARGH! Comics Need You! Or Rather, Bay TV Liverpool Need You For a TV Show About Comics…

Enrique Alacatena. Promotional image for the Alacatena documentary

Starblazer remembered by legendary comic artist Enrique “Quique” Alcatena

  DC Thomson’s 1970’s Starblazer – “Science Fiction Adventure in Pictures” – is remembered by Enrique “Quique” Alcatena in a new Spanish-language documentary titled, simply, Alacatena, directed by Diego Arandojo. Enrique “Quique” Alcatena is regarded as one of Argentina’s most prestigious cartoonists who also drew several strips for the British market. His powerful and distinctive work has been published not only inContinue reading Starblazer remembered by legendary comic artist Enrique “Quique” Alcatena

Future Shock: The Story of 2000AD

In Review: Future Shock: The Story of 2000AD

Directed by Paul Goodwin Produced by Sean Hogan, Helen Mullane and Stanton Media The Film: Future Shock: The Story of 2000AD is a fan-made, warts-and-all documentary on The Galaxy’s Greatest Comic from the perspective of its creators. From original editor Pat Mills to today’s crew via those who oversaw the dark days, nothing is heldContinue reading In Review: Future Shock: The Story of 2000AD