When I caught a tweet from the Comics in the Golden Age Podcast about a US costumed hero called The Zebra, I had to admit I was a bit sceptical. Was this some bizarre April Fool’s Day prank to try to convince us a US comics publisher had finally jumped the shark when it came to silly superhero names and even crazier origin stories? But no – this wannabe 1940s Batman wannabe is quite legit, although he hasn’t had an adventure for decades…
Month: March 2019
Two Battle Picture Weekly related artworks are being offered on eBay by seller d.g100, spotted on eBay by downthetubes contributor Richard Sheaf.
The life of the brilliant comics creator Steve Moore is to finally get the celebration he deserves with the launch of a his final, posthumous book at “Endymion’s Dream” – an event taking place in Brompton Cemetery Chapel on 4th May 2019.
2000AD artists and writers, Kate Charlesworth and award-winning Czech comics artist Vojtěch Mašek join Lakes Festival 2019 guest list
The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 has announced further guests for its weekend-long event in Kendal in October, including a number of creators well known for their work on the top British SF weekly comic 2000AD and major US… Read More ›
Italian auction house Urania is hosting a sale of original comic art and illustration in Parma on 11th May 2019 – and it includes a number of items by British artists including a Dan Dare-inspired artwork by Frank Hampson, alongside… Read More ›
Lakes International Comic Art Festival, Quebec BD in Comics Cultural Exchange backed by British Council
The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced that Mikiko and Julie Rocheleau are the latest comic creators to be part of one of its many Comics Cultural Exchanges between countries. Continuing its efforts to develop an international network of… Read More ›
Christopher Lemole and Tim Zajaros, founders of Armory Films, are teaming with Knightfall co-creator Don Handfield on The Dark Age, based on a comic series from US publisher Red 5 Comics, Deadline reports. Red 5 Comics will release the comic… Read More ›
The Spring 2019 issue of Art Quarterly, the quarterly magazine for members of the Art Fund charity, and features a focus on Comic Creators, spurred by the upcoming re-opening of London’s Cartoon Museum.