Still listed for release next month is Shazam: The World’s Mightiest Mortal Volume 2, a second collection of 1970s Shazam! made all the more appealing by another terrific cover from Michael Cho
Sotheby’s hosted a rare collection of DC Comics from collection of British music producer, Ian Levine, offered through private sale yesterday
Don’t miss out on the new Jack Kirby Care Packages – beautifully presented sets of art prints based on the cosmic creator’s art for DC Comics
One of our most popular stories earlier last year on downthetubes centred on the hope that NetflixUK would follow up screening Titans with a screening of Doom Patrol. The service never responded to queries about it, but almost one year later the show focusing on DC Comics oddest superteam has arrived in the UK, through subscription service Starzplay, via Amazon’s Prime Video platform and Virgin TV.
I came across this eye-catching study of DC Comics character Shazam by Bruno Oliveira quite by chance – tracking down the Brazilian artist’s original post here back in 2012 on DeviantArt – and thought I’d quickly spotlight it and his work.
Move over, Money Supermarket – Mattel and Netflix have announced the return of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe in a new, original CG animated adventure series that will reimagine the popular toy franchise with a fresh take on its… Read More ›
Batman Day is almost here and to celebrate the Dark Knight’s 80 years as the World’s Greatest Detective, DC and Warner Bros. are lighting up the night skies by projecting the iconic Bat-Signal, as well as producing fan celebrations, in… Read More ›
downthetubes is delighted to present both a video and text interview with comics collector Peter Hansen, whose extraordinary archive of British comic art, comics and comics ephemera is an incredible “Aladdin’s Cave”
David Lloyd, today the publisher of the award-winning Aces Weekly digital anthology, Has confirmed he will be of of hundreds of comic creators at San Diego Comic-Con – and celebrating the 30th anniversary of the publication of the final issue… Read More ›
Before Batman and Superman were even a glimmer in Bill Finger and Jerry Siegel’s eyes, Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson created National Allied Publications, which would then go on to become DC Comics; one of the largest comic publishers in the world. Last year, Hermes Press released DC Comics Before Superman: Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson’s Pulp Comics, written by his grand-daughter, Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson. Some of that history will be in the spotlight at a panel titled “Sassy Smart Women of Pre-Super Hero Comics”at the upcoming San Diego Comic Con…
Colourist Marco Lesko, who I worked with on the recently-published Doctor Who: The Seventh Doctor mini-series from Titan Comics, posted his colouring take on an iconic Sgt Rock page by Brian Bolland, first published by DC Comics in 1992. I’m a… Read More ›