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A Nigerian Comics Mystery: Ron Smith’s “Sister Mercy” (and more)

Nigeria is currently enjoying a growing comics industry of its own, with numerous publishers creating both print and digital titles, such as Comic Republic, Vortex Comics and YouNeek Studios– and Lagos Comic Con, taking place this weekend, is proving increasingly popular. But in the 1970s, conscious of US and British comic imports into Nigeria atContinue reading A Nigerian Comics Mystery: Ron Smith’s “Sister Mercy” (and more)

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HBO’s Watchmen gets launch date

US TV subscription service HBO has set a debut date for Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen. The series, based on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ comic story and starring Regina King, bows Sunday, 20th October at 9.00pm. Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, Watchmen, from executive producer Damon Lindelof (Emmy winnerContinue reading HBO’s Watchmen gets launch date

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“Van Helsing’s Terror Tales” softback edition available now

Author, comics and magazine publisher Dez Skinn has released a new softback edition of his  “Van Helsing’s Terror Tales“, featuring strips first published in House of Hammer back in the 1970s. Dez released a limietd edition hardback edition back in 2018, which sold out almost immediately, so has now produced this new edition. The HouseContinue reading “Van Helsing’s Terror Tales” softback edition available now

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HBO Drama Series Watchmen debuts in October

Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, Watchmen, from executive producer Damon Lindelof (Emmy winner for Lost; HBO’s The Leftovers) debits on HBO in the United States in October. HBO says the new series embraces the nostalgia of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons‘ original groundbreaking graphic novel of the sameContinue reading HBO Drama Series Watchmen debuts in October

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Albion: Looking back at Wildstorm’s “British Invasion”

As Rebellion rolls out more classic comic collections and gears up for the second Vigilant special from Simon Furman and Simon Coleby, Luke Williams looks back at earlier revivals of some British comic characters… Rebellion are receiving plaudits for reviving and rebooting Fleetway properties, strips and characters that in some cases are fondly remembered andContinue reading Albion: Looking back at Wildstorm’s “British Invasion”