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In Memoriam: Comic Artist Norm Breyfogle

We’re sorry to report the passing of award-winning American comic artist Norm Breyfogle, aged 58, and artist perhaps best known for his work on DC Comics Batman and Detective Comics, who worked with a number of British creators over his much-admired and influential career. Commenting on the news, Alan Grant, who wrote many of theContinue reading In Memoriam: Comic Artist Norm Breyfogle

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DC Universe SVOD platform plans revealed, new “Titans” series announced

Details around a new Subscription Video on Demand platform dedicated to the DC Universe are starting to emerge, with Titans, a 12-week episodic series announced as the first scripted original show for the $7.99 a month service for the United States. A new animated film – Justice League vs. The Fatal Five – is also beingContinue reading DC Universe SVOD platform plans revealed, new “Titans” series announced

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DC Comics pays tribute to comic creator Steve Ditko

DC Entertainment is mourning the loss of comic creator Steve Ditko who died at the end of June, but whose passing has only just been announced. In a statement, the company describes him as “a true legend of the comic book industry. “He will forever be remembered for co-creating Spider-Man, but that was just oneContinue reading DC Comics pays tribute to comic creator Steve Ditko

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Tim Quinn’s Marvel UK Memories: Interviewing Stan Lee

Stan Lee has been a hero of mine since I read one of his comics when I was just seven years of age. So you can imagine what a blast it was many years later to bring in The South Bank Show TV cameras to produce an in-depth interview with Stan ‘The Man’ Lee inContinue reading Tim Quinn’s Marvel UK Memories: Interviewing Stan Lee

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Creating Comics: Atomeka publisher Dave Elliott’s plan to save the US comics industry

Over the last few years, Atomeka Press publisher Dave Elliott has stood by and frustratingly watched as the US comic book industry continues to devour itself like the mythical Ouroboros, the snake that ate its own tail. Last week, he published his proposal to help save it from itself on DeviantArt, attracting plenty of commentContinue reading Creating Comics: Atomeka publisher Dave Elliott’s plan to save the US comics industry