Lakes Festival Focus: Comic Artist and Writer Robert Deas

Lakes Festival Focus: Comic Artist and Writer Robert Deas, creator of “Trailblazers”

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. This “Festival Focus” for 2018 is Robert Deas, an award-winning UK comic artist and the creator of children’s SF series “Troy Trailblazer” (recently rebooted as “Trailblazers”) for The Phoenix Comic. Troy’s first graphicContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus: Comic Artist and Writer Robert Deas, creator of “Trailblazers”

Commando 5162: Silver Collection: Clip His Wings! - SNIP

Kill Churchill! New Commando story offers daring U-Boat war raid on Westminster!

Brand new Commandos #5159-5162 are on sale this Thursday in all good newsagents and via various digital platforms. In the latest issues of the long-running war comic from DC Thomson, uncover a plot to assassinate Churchill, seek out Germans in American clothing, fly high in a gyrocopter with Danger Doyle, and take down tanks withContinue reading Kill Churchill! New Commando story offers daring U-Boat war raid on Westminster!

Something Wicked 2018 - Cover SNIP

In Review: Something Wicked 2018

If the nights are drawing in, and the air has a chill does that mean it is time for this year’s edition of Something Wicked from Futurequake Press? It surely does. The celebrated anthology returns for 2018 with 23 tales and a host of creators old and new, wrapped in a stunning cover by MattContinue reading In Review: Something Wicked 2018

Hornby previously released a number fo Harry Potter-related train sets. Image: Model Railway Emporium via eBay

DC Super Heroes Corgi cars, Hornby Harry Potter trains back on track in new licensing deal

Model and collectables firm Hornby Hobbies has entered into a licensing agreement with Warner Bros Consumer Products that will see the company launch a series of model railways and slot car sets across numerous Warner and DC franchises, including Harry Potter and DC Super Heroes. The product range will be developed under several of Hornby’sContinue reading DC Super Heroes Corgi cars, Hornby Harry Potter trains back on track in new licensing deal

"Operation Bloodhound" from Battle Action Force - cover dated 8th October 1986

Looking back at Battle Action Force

Many older British comic fans will remember Marvel UK’s Action Force comic, but the team had another home – in issues of IPC’s Battle in the early 1980s. Luke Williams looks back at the stories… By the early 1980s, sales on the war / action title Battle, the first wave in the Pat Mills /Continue reading Looking back at Battle Action Force