Masters of Comics by Joel Meadows SNIP

Joel Meadows’ “Masters Of Comics” gets a boost from the Society of Illustrators

The Society of Illustrators is to host a special event by Tripwire magazine editor-in-chief Joel Meadows and a host of great comic artists next month to highlight the new book, Masters of Comics. Joel has spent the last three decades covering the best in comics and genre, and Masters Of Comics takes a look at the studios and workContinue reading Joel Meadows’ “Masters Of Comics” gets a boost from the Society of Illustrators

Visions from the Upside Down: A Stranger Things Art Book - art by Stephen Sampson SNIP

Visions from the Upside Down: Stranger Things Art Book out in October

Publisher Printed in Blood has teamed up with Penguin Random House Del Rey for a new hardcover art book book full of original artwork inspired by the hit Netflix series Stranger Things – and along with an image by Marvel artist Bill Sienkiewicz, it includes art by a terrific illustrator whose stunning early work for Marvel UK captured the imaginations of many…Continue reading Visions from the Upside Down: Stranger Things Art Book out in October

Bill Sienkiewicz unpublished Big Numbers #6 cover

Bill Sienkiewicz unpublished Big Numbers #6 cover up for auction

Bill Sienkiewicz‘s unpublished cover for the sixth issue of the Alan Moore-scripted series Big Numbers is going under the hammer over at Heritage Auctions this weekend. The story behind the creation of the ill-fated 12-issue series Big Numbers from Mad Love Publishing is as fascinating as the book itself. The Alan Moore written story was toContinue reading Bill Sienkiewicz unpublished Big Numbers #6 cover up for auction

Superhero 2044 - Checker - Promo Art

New Life for “Superhero 2044” RPG?

Checker Book Publishing Group has announced that it has purchased the publishing rights to the classic super hero themed role playing game Superhero 2044 from Gamescience Publishing. Artists on board for the project include Simon Bisley, Val Mayverik, Rudy Nebres, Bill Sienkiewicz and Herb Trimpe. The company plans a Kickstarter program later this year toContinue reading New Life for “Superhero 2044” RPG?

True Believers: Kirby 100th – Avengers: Captain America Lives Again! #1

DC, Marvel announce Jack Kirby centenary publications, but what’s missing?

US comic publishers DC Comics and Marvel have both announced their plans to mark Jack “King” Kirby’s centenary in August. Kirby, born 29th August 1917, who died in 1994, was an American comic book artist, writer, and editor, and is widely regarded as one of the medium’s major innovators and one of its most prolificContinue reading DC, Marvel announce Jack Kirby centenary publications, but what’s missing?