The Avengers - Marvel UK - Lord Mayor's Parade 1993 SNIP

A Bad Day for The Avengers in London… in 1993!

If you think Marvel’s The Avengers were in bad shape at the end of Avengers: Infinity War, you should have seen them at the end of the Lord Mayor’s Parade back in 1993! A chilly November winds cut through capes and skintights like lasers. Continue reading A Bad Day for The Avengers in London… in 1993!

Alan Cowsill, Nigel Parkinson, Tim Quinn and Dave Taylor

A Comic Heroes! night out announced – in Liverpool in support of Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

Liverpool’s Blackwell’s Bookshop and Liverpool Lions Club will host a special night in April to help promote the new Heroes! Magazine published in aid of Alder Hey Children’s Hospital next month. If you haven’t bought a copy of Heroes! yet, it’s a smashing picture story magazine featuring illustrated story work by a host of great comicContinue reading A Comic Heroes! night out announced – in Liverpool in support of Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

Royal Mail 2019-Marvel Special Issue Stamps

Royal Mail goes MARVEL mad with Special Issue by Alan Davis and Neil Edwards

With Captain Marvel in cinemas in a couple of weeks and Avengers: Endgame hot on its heels, it should be no surprise the Royal Mail has turned its hand to a Marvel-inspired Special Issue stamp release – and artists Alan Davis and Neil Edwards have done fans proud. Released 14th March, there’s a host of differentContinue reading Royal Mail goes MARVEL mad with Special Issue by Alan Davis and Neil Edwards

Marvel UK's Heroquest - Cover SNIP

Missing in Action: Heroquest at Marvel UK, and the RPG magazine that never happened

Back in my Marvel UK days, I edited a one-off Heroquest magazine at Marvel UK – a one shot special licensed from Games Workshop that has some notable creators involved and, as downthetubes contributor Richard Sheaf notes over on his Boys Adventure blog, is quite a collectable today HeroQuest, sometimes written as Hero Quest, was anContinue reading Missing in Action: Heroquest at Marvel UK, and the RPG magazine that never happened

Stan Lee Tribute Day announced for Liverpool next weekend

Liverpool’s retro gaming and video shop VideOdyssey has announced a Stan Lee Tribute Day next Saturday (24th November 2018) in aid of the Stan Lee Foundation. Paying homage to the Marvel legend who died earlier this week, expect an event that will celebrate the magic of his comic creation genius. With artwork, workshops, and aContinue reading Stan Lee Tribute Day announced for Liverpool next weekend