Wade Briggs stars as Dampyr in the new film

Italian Comic Heroes heading for the big and little screen (and an intriguing Batman crossover project)

Production on Dampyr, the first film of a new independent vampire franchise, began last month based on the comic series published in Italy by Sergio Bonelli Editore since 2000, created by Mauro Boselli and Maurizio Colombo. But it isn’t the only project based on an Italian comic series in the works – another is a Batman–DylanContinue reading Italian Comic Heroes heading for the big and little screen (and an intriguing Batman crossover project)

Comic Scene Issue 8 - Cover SNIP

ComicScene announces plans for “Corker!” all ages comic supplement

ComicScene is to launch launch Corker! in November –  an ‘all ages’ comic – as a pull out supplement in the magazine and the team behind the magazine  looking to the ‘Legion of Comic Fans’ to support and spread the word. The new strip section will see the title jump from 64 to 80 pages everyContinue reading ComicScene announces plans for “Corker!” all ages comic supplement

Rendering of what the Bat-Signal will look like on Barcelona's Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya on 21st September 2019 at 8.00pm local time. Photo: Business Wire

Global Bat-Signal celebration planned for this year’s Batman Day – including London!

Batman Day is almost here and to celebrate the Dark Knight’s 80 years as the World’s Greatest Detective, DC and Warner Bros. are lighting up the night skies by projecting the iconic Bat-Signal, as well as producing fan celebrations, in major cities around the globe, including London, on Saturday 21st September 2o19. Like fireworks onContinue reading Global Bat-Signal celebration planned for this year’s Batman Day – including London!

AURORA Chitty Chitty Bang Bang plastic model kit, Copyright Glidrose Productions Ltd. 1968

James Bond memorabilia offered at Aston’s Auctioneers from Cars of the Stars Museum

Dudley-based Aston’s Auctioneers are selling off the remaining contents of the world-famous The Cars Of The Stars Museum / The Bond Museum, that was based in KeswickContinue reading James Bond memorabilia offered at Aston’s Auctioneers from Cars of the Stars Museum

The 1963 Bat Car. Image: Heritage Auctions

FlashBat… Er, Flashback: The 1963 Batmobile!

Three years before the Batman arrived on US TV in 1966, DC Comics approved construction of a custom made Bat Car that toured America. Heritage Auctions sold it at auction back in 2014, opening bidding at $90,000. The first touring Batmobile started life as a 1956 Oldsmobile 88, with the famous 324 Rocket engine –Continue reading FlashBat… Er, Flashback: The 1963 Batmobile!