Prompted by fans questions over on the downthetubes forum, Comics International‘s Barry Renshaw has sent us a short but hopeful message on the future of the much-missed comics news magazine, which has been consigned to scheduling hell for several months.
“We appreciate people have been waiting on info on Comic International‘s future,” he says, “and [editor] Mike [Conroy] and I are working on a press release for the relaunch with 208 which will address all the queries of the forum.
“#208 will be out to coincide with the San Diego Comic Con and re-establish the monthly frequency we’ve been having problems with.”
Barry adds that the CI Star Trek Special and the Horror Special should be in shops next week: having seen the interiors of the Trek Special it should prove a definite collector’s item. It’s beautifully designed and encompasses the entire history of Trek in comics with plenty of accompanying visuals. Fingers crossed, its publication will finally bring an end to CI’s publication woes.
• More about Comics International at: www.comics-international.co.uk