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Hugo Awards Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the annual Hugo Awards, pretty much the biggest deal in the world of science fiction and fantasy, has been announced. When a graphic category was first added to the Hugos it wasn’t always the best selection of comics that those eligible to nominate and vote were selecting, and there was a lotContinue reading Hugo Awards Shortlist Announced

Thunderbirds original double-page artworkdrawn, painted and signed by Frank Bellamy for TV Century 21 No 131, 1967. From the Bob Monkhouse Archive. Fearing a rebel attack on the President super-ship Thunderbirds 1 keeps station but a rogue tanker is on collision course… (Bright Pelikan inks on board. 28 x 20 ins)

Compalcomics offers first issue Beano, Black Panther art and more in March auction

Compalcomics has launched its March auction catalogue of British and US comics, and a huge amount of great comic art, including Black Panther art for Marvel UK, Thunderbirds and Garth art by Frank Bellamy and some other rarities from the Bob Monkhouse Archive. The star item on offer has to be a copy The Beano No 1Continue reading Compalcomics offers first issue Beano, Black Panther art and more in March auction

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Titan Books new Marvel fiction line launched with Dan Abnett-penned Avengers tale

Titan Books recently launched its new publishing programme in collaboration with Marvel of original fiction books. Titan Comics, a sister imprint of Titan Entertainment Group, has had a long, proud history of producing magazine products to support some of Marvel’s most popular properties, such as Thor and Black Panther. “This new deal marks the startContinue reading Titan Books new Marvel fiction line launched with Dan Abnett-penned Avengers tale

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Nominees Announced for 2018 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards

Comic-Con International has announced the nominations for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards 2018, and a number of British creators are honoured, including John Allison, Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie. The Spirit anthology, edited by artist Sean Phillips and published by the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, also receives a nomination in the “Best Anthology”Continue reading Nominees Announced for 2018 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards

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If only comics publishers had the marketing budget of Avengers: Infinity War…

ComicBookMovie is reporting that the US marketing spend for Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War, on general release 26th April in the UK, is likely to be around $150 million, the spend boosted by licensed TV promotions from companies such as Coca-Cola, Quicken Loans, and Infiniti. Imagine what a comic publisher, anywhere, could do with that kindContinue reading If only comics publishers had the marketing budget of Avengers: Infinity War…