Ben Oliver

Monty Nero and Martin Simmonds “Death Sentence” is back, and here’s what to expect!

Death Sentence Liberty #2 (and #1) is now live on Kickstarter until 13th December, written by Monty Nero (Titan, Marvel, Delcourt) with art by Martin Simmonds (Titan, Marvel, Black Crown, Vault Comics). It’s the third story in the series about an… Read More ›

From The Trenches: A Guest’s Eye View of True Believers Comic Festival 2017 by Jessica Martin

Comic creator Jessica Martin, one of many talents at the event, reveals how she’s now a “True Believer” after her trip to Cheltenham this weekend…  On Saturday 5th February, I was a guest at the True Believers Comic Festival in… Read More ›

US politicians up to unsavoury antics? Are these rumours the work of British ex-secret agents – or comic book writers?

For those of you possibly reeling at the sometimes bizarre twists and turns of the current US political scene, perhaps wondering what is real and what is true, we can’t not mention the upcoming release from Dynamite Entertainment of the… Read More ›

Creating The Chimeran: An exclusive look at a new comics project from Star Wars producer Gary Kurtz

Recently in the spotlight at the ICE convention in Birmingham was a new project involving some stellar talent, The Chimeran – a creative team that includes Ben Oliver and Simon Furman, Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back producer Gary Kurtz, Richard Bazley and Paul Goodenough. Hot on the heels of that, we caught up… Read More ›

New Comics Launch at ICE, including “To The Death”, “The Chimeran” from Simon Furman, Geoff Senior – and Gary Kurtz!

The brilliant ICE (the International Expo Convention) takes place in Birmingham this weekend (10th – 11th September), at “The Studio” on Canon Street, and there are a number of new comic launches taking place at the event. These include Simon Furman and Geoff… Read More ›

Partners in Crime: Andy Diggle and Angela Cruickshank take “Control” in June

1st June 2016 sees the launch of a new six-part miniseries, Control, written by Andy Diggle (The Losers, Thief of Theives) and partner Angela Cruickshank, with art from Andrea Mutti (Le Syndrome de Caïn, Iron Man, Noir) and Vladmir Popov (Darklight, Steed and Mrs Peel), published by US publisher Dynamite Entertainment. In Control,… Read More ›

In Review: Doctor Who: The Fourth Doctor (Gaze of the Medusa, Part One)

Writers: Emma Beeby and Gordon Rennie Artist: Brian Williamson Colours: Hi-Fi Letters: Richard Starkings and Comicraft’s Jimmy Betancourt Designer: Rob Farmer Main Covers: Alice X. Zhang, Will Brooks, Brian Williamson, Jay Gunn, Matt Baxter, Ben Oliver, Blair Shedd and Simon… Read More ›

Superheroes as gods and privatised demon-hunters! 2000AD announces new digital-first releases 

Two of 2000AD’s most popular strips from the past 13 years are to be collected in their entirety for the first time. The Ten-Seconders and Caballistics Inc. have been fully collected in new digital-first editions available from 2000AD’s webshop, and… Read More ›

%d bloggers like this: