Forbidden Planet, October 1987 - Dave Gibbons and Alan Moore signing Watchmen

A Trip down Memory Lane: Forbidden Planet’s 40th Anniversary Photo Archive

Forbidden Planet‘s archive of many signings across 40 years of events at the London store and beyond is proving an absolute delight – but they’d welcome more images from halcyon days if you have them. Now available on the forbiddenplanet.com web site, the archive features a host of comics and media stars, from Doctor WhoContinue reading A Trip down Memory Lane: Forbidden Planet’s 40th Anniversary Photo Archive

The University of Dundee tam at San Diego Comic Con 2018 with Scott McCloud (centre)

San Diego Comic Con 2018: The Academic’s Eye View!

Phillip Vaughan from the University of Dundee reports on this year’s San Diego Comic Con, casting an academic’s eye over one of the biggest annual comics gatherings in the United States… I have been lucky enough to attend four San Diego Comic Cons now, presenting academic papers at the Comics Arts Conference and, from lastContinue reading San Diego Comic Con 2018: The Academic’s Eye View!

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Coming Soon: The Masters in Comics Podcast launches with Dave Gibbons as first guest

A new monthly comics podcast – Masters in Comics – launches in two weeks time, a new project offering insight into creating comics from the University of Dundee’s Phillip Vaughan. Masters in Comics will offer a chat with some of the best names in comics, launching on Wednesday the 8th August with recent Eisner HallContinue reading Coming Soon: The Masters in Comics Podcast launches with Dave Gibbons as first guest

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2000AD, comic creators and fans celebrate as Rogue Trooper film announced

The 2000AD team, comic creators and fans have welcomed the news that acclaimed filmmaker Duncan Jones is to bring Rogue Trooper to the big screen. The Galaxy’s Greatest Comic has released a free character primer and a huge number artists have been tweeting examples of their interpretation of the battle-hardened Genetic Infantryman created by Gerry Finley-DayContinue reading 2000AD, comic creators and fans celebrate as Rogue Trooper film announced

Van Helsing’s Terror Tales rises from the grave

Available now direct from its original editor is a smashing collection of “Van Helsing’s Terror Tales“, strips first published in House of Hammer back in the 1970s. Unashamedly capitalising on the huge interest in the horror genre of the time, not only in the cinemas but thanks to late night film screenings on the BBC, combining aContinue reading Van Helsing’s Terror Tales rises from the grave