Comic Heroes 27 - Cover

X-Men Fever Galore in new Comic Heroes magazine!

Comic Heroes 27 - Cover

Comic Heroes 27 is out now in UK newsagents and editor Will Salmon describes it as “the best issue yet”. Spread across 148 fine pages of print, the X-Men are on the cover, and there’s a preview of “Apocalypse Wars” with contributions from creators Cullen Bunn, Jeff Lemire and Dennis Hopeless, alongside a rundown of the 20 best X-Men stories of all time, as picked by author Carl Anka – and a preview of Civil War 2.

Comic Heroes 27 Spread  - X-Men List

Comic Heroes 27 Spread  - Saviour

 

Also in the issue: Paul Dini and Eduardo Risso talk about about Dark Night: A True Batman Story, and interviews Charles Soule;  takes a look at ’s comics’ debut, The Saviour, complete with art from the unpublished Issue 7; director and Doctor Who star Noel Clarke delivers the low-down on his x-rated comics debut, The Troop, published by Titan Comics and its forthcoming sequel

Comic Heroes 27 Spread  - Paul Dini

Comic Heroes 27 Spread - Titan

But there’s more: Rat Queen‘s artist shares her favourite work from subversive fantasy series; the creators of indie hit Beast Wagon tell Comic Heroes about their darkly funny series, and there’s a brand new, exclusive two-page short story in the issue; Overrun’s  is interviewed and, for comic creators, there’s the third part of ’s ongoing Creating Indie Comics feature, this issue looking at crowdfunding.

Plus, there’s  interviews with Jill Thompson, Brian Stelfreeze, George Mann, Eric Stephenson; and opinion from  and .

On sale now in all good news agents, you can buy a copy here if your local WH Smiths is too crap to stock it.

Read Lew Stringer’s review of the new issue of Comic Heroes on Blimey! It’s Another Blog About Comics

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John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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