Royal Mail 2019-Marvel Special Issue Stamps

Royal Mail goes MARVEL mad with Special Issue by Alan Davis and Neil Edwards

With Captain Marvel in cinemas in a couple of weeks and Avengers: Endgame hot on its heels, it should be no surprise the Royal Mail has turned its hand to a Marvel-inspired Special Issue stamp release – and artists Alan Davis and Neil Edwards have done fans proud. Released 14th March, there’s a host of differentContinue reading Royal Mail goes MARVEL mad with Special Issue by Alan Davis and Neil Edwards

Captain Britain by Ciara McAvoy SNIP

Could a Captain Britain TV series be back on the cards?

Updated 16:36: Could a possible barrier to a Captain Britain TV series now have been put behind the team who were working on such a “Producer’s Pitch” for such a project, back in 2016? Well, forgive us in advance if we’re getting a bit excited, but there seem to have been some developments since rumoursContinue reading Could a Captain Britain TV series be back on the cards?

Mighty World of Marvel 1 (1972) - with Hulk T-Shirt Transfer free gift

King Kong, wartime Beanos and banned Oz comics – quite a selection in latest ComPal comic auction!

The latest Compalcomics online auction has just launched and offers a fantastic selection of wartime Beanos, pre-war Mickey Mouse Weeklies and copies of Glasgow / Northern Looking Glass, considered the world’s first “comic”, published in Glasgow in 1825. Plus, there’s the chance to get your hands on some rare underground comics, including a copy of the infamousContinue reading King Kong, wartime Beanos and banned Oz comics – quite a selection in latest ComPal comic auction!

Compal Auction - Winter 2016

Wartime Beano Bonanza, rare Captain America reprint, Mickey Mouse Weekly #1 and more in latest Compal comics auction

There’s plenty for the dedicated British comics collector to savour in the latest ComPal comic book auction, with bidding via the-saleroom.com running until 27th November 2016. While there aren’t many art items on offer this time around, there are some fantastic items, including individual Beano comics from 1941 between numbers 128-159, a near full run of Britain’s MickeyContinue reading Wartime Beano Bonanza, rare Captain America reprint, Mickey Mouse Weekly #1 and more in latest Compal comics auction

Captain Britain Weekly Issue 8. Art by Herb Trimpe

Captain Britain, 40 Years On – What Next For Marvel’s Very British Superhero?

October see the 40th anniversary of the ‘birth’ of Captain Britain in Captain Britain Weekly, but what’s next for the Marvel hero? Last month, Marvel UK and Captain Britain fan Mark Roberts published a feature recounting news about a potential Captain Britain TV project on his It Came From Darkmoor blog. He’s kindly given us permissionContinue reading Captain Britain, 40 Years On – What Next For Marvel’s Very British Superhero?