Sgt. Rock by Brian Bolland, coloured by Marco Lesko SNIP

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 fan of Marco’s work and I thought you might like to see it here… MarcoContinue reading Creator Spotlight: Sgt. Rock by Brian Bolland re-visited, by Robotech colourist Marco Lesko

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HBO releases WATCHMEN Official Tease

US channel HBO has released its first a teaser trailer for a new series based on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons seminal 12-part comic series Watchmen. Set in an alternate history where “superheroes” are treated as outlaws, this drama series from executive producer Damon Lindelof embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel ofContinue reading HBO releases WATCHMEN Official Tease

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In Praise of… Comic Writer Robert Kanigher

Today marks the anniversary of the death of American comics writer Robert Kanigher, one of the most prolific comic book writers of the last century, who died in 2002. A US Army veteran, Robert “Bob” Kanigher was involved with the Wonder Woman franchise for over twenty years, taking over the scripting from creator William MoultonContinue reading In Praise of… Comic Writer Robert Kanigher

Complete unpublished Alex Toth “Nightmare” strip offered by Heritage Auctions

Coming up in the next big Heritage Auctions next week (16th – 18th May) is the art for a complete strip by the much-acclaimed Alex Toth titled “Nightmare”, an unfinished and unpublished eight-page story drawn for DC Comics in 1970Continue reading Complete unpublished Alex Toth “Nightmare” strip offered by Heritage Auctions

The 1963 Bat Car. Image: Heritage Auctions

FlashBat… Er, Flashback: The 1963 Batmobile!

Three years before the Batman arrived on US TV in 1966, DC Comics approved construction of a custom made Bat Car that toured America. Heritage Auctions sold it at auction back in 2014, opening bidding at $90,000. The first touring Batmobile started life as a 1956 Oldsmobile 88, with the famous 324 Rocket engine –Continue reading FlashBat… Er, Flashback: The 1963 Batmobile!