There are a number of comic sites online quite legally republishing digital versions of comics now considered to be in the public domain, based on extensive research and sourcing original copies. One of them is the Digital Comics Museum – run by a team clearly determined to honour contested ownership when companies like Warner Bros. recently asserted rights over early appearances by the original Captain Marvel, first published by FawcettContinue reading Warner asserts copyright over early Captain Marvel appearances
Reviewed by Tim Robins We all have a superhero inside of us — it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In 14-year-old Billy Batson’s case, all he needs to do is shout out one word to transform into the adult superhero Shazam. Still a kid at heart, Shazam revels in theContinue reading In Review: Shazam!
Running until the end of March, London’s Orbital Comics is hosting an exhibition of pages from publisher DK’s latest title Fearless and Fantastic! — a who’s-who of female Marvel superhero character profiles. This collection profiles dozens of aspirational female comic-book characters, all of whom use their strength, intelligence and courage to help others. Fierce fan-favouritesContinue reading Fearless and Fantastic! exhibition continues at London’s Orbital Comics
Standing shoulder to shoulder with a female pilot, Madame Tussauds Blackpool launched its brand new Captain Marvel wax figure last week, on International Women’s Day. A former US Air Force pilot who rose to security director at NASA, Captain Marvel’s alter ego Carol Danvers embodies strength and achievement – and was perfect to inspire AstridContinue reading “Inspirational” Captain Marvel joins Madame Tussauds Blackpool Marvel Super Heroes
Review by Tim Robins The Plot: Captain Marvel is an extraterrestrial Kree warrior who finds herself caught in the middle of an intergalactic battle between her people and the Skrulls. Living on Earth in 1995, she keeps having recurring memories of another life as US Air Force pilot Carol Danvers. With help from Nick Fury,Continue reading In Review: Captain Marvel