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Doom Patrol TV series hits Starzplay streaming service in the UK

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.

By the power of Grayskull! New He-Man series in the works from Mattel and Netflix

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 ›

Global Bat-Signal celebration planned for this year’s Batman Day – including London!

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 ›

David Lloyd celebrates 30 Years of V for Vendetta finale at San Diego Comic-Con

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 ›

Sassy Smart Women of Pre-Super Hero Comics in the Spotlight at San Diego Comic-Con

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…

Creator Spotlight: Sgt. Rock by Brian Bolland re-visited, by Robotech colourist Marco Lesko

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 ›

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