Bill Sienkiewicz‘s unpublished cover for the sixth issue of the Alan Moore-scripted series Big Numbers is going under the hammer over at Heritage Auctions this weekend.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 The Alan Moore written story was toContinue reading Bill Sienkiewicz unpublished Big Numbers #6 cover up for auction
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?
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?
Kettering, Northamptonshire is currently the location of a free ‘Comics Unstripped!’ exhibition, examining the history of comics and graphic novels and featuring works by artist Frank Bellamy, who lived in the town and includes some examples from his work for the Daily Mirror strip Garth, TV Century 21‘s “Thunderbirds” and “Dan Dare” from the original Eagle.Continue reading Kettering hosts new comic exhibition featuring work by Frank Bellamy, Bill Sienkiewicz and Barry Windsor Smith
Here’s this week’s list of comics on sale now in comic shops across the UK. As usual, our list highlights the work of British creators and publishers. You may also be already thinking about Christmas (some people do, advertisers, mainly), so you may also like to check out this year’s crop of annuals, which are invadingContinue reading British Comic Shop Releases (12th August 2015) – Four Doctors and War Stories