Author Rob Kirby is close to completing his long awaited book on the history of Marvel UK, From Cents to Pence – but he needs some help identifying a final few strips published in some titles that were first published in Europe, probably with different titles. “I’ve managed to identify about 75 per cent ofContinue reading Marvel UK’s Mystery European Strips – Can You Help Identify Them?
King Features Syndicate – distributors of newspaper strips such as The Amazing Spider-Man, Beetle Bailey, Betty Boop, Blondie, The Phantom and many more – is positioning itself for a year of growth in licensing, and is seeking new IP to grow its portfolio. King Features Syndicate is a member of Hearst Entertainment and Syndication Group,Continue reading King Features Syndicate plans ahead for Betty Boop at 90, seeks new IP
Betty Boop – whose early comic adventures were re-published last year by Titan Comics – is coming back to the small screen, some 30 years after her last show. A new 26-episode series aimed at “tweens and teens” recounting the adventures of Betty Boop and her journey to becoming a superstar will launch in 2018, produced byContinue reading Betty Boop returns to the small screen, new fine art prints by Naja Conrad-Hansen released
Regular readers will recall last month’s mention on downthetubes for Leading screen printer John Patrick Reynolds and his company Comic Art‘s Asterix the Gaul prints, complementing the company’s existing range of British comics-inspired art. Now, John has released a gorgeous range of “Colour Block” range – colourful comic-character screenprints, all featuring a figure standing, sitting or running upon a platform of flatContinue reading Comic Art “Colour Block” Beano, Asterix screen prints Launched
Titan Comics has announced a brand-new newspaper comic strip collection of Betty Boop – the classic 1930s icon created by animation legend, Max Fleischer. The Definitive Betty Boop: The Classic Comic Strip Collection is due to hit stores September 2015. Before Marilyn Monroe, Madonna and Lady Gaga, Betty booped and wriggled her way into heartsContinue reading Titan Comics announces new Betty Boop collection