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

Batmobile Cutaways: Batman Classic TV Series 

Batmobile Cutaways: Batman Classic TV Series released – complete with die-cast model

Hero Collector has just released a one of a kind custom cutaway book of every vehicle from the original Batman TV series, packaged with a die-cast model of the iconic 1966 Batmobile, written by Richard Jackson, Alan Cowsill and James Hill and illustrated by Ed Giddings and Mojo. Batmobile Cutaways: Batman Classic TV Series is aContinue reading Batmobile Cutaways: Batman Classic TV Series released – complete with die-cast model