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
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
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(16th – 18th May) is the art for a complete strip by the much-acclaimed Alex Toth titled “Nightmare”, an unfinished and unpublished eight-page story drawn for DC Comics in 1970Continue reading Complete unpublished Alex Toth “Nightmare” strip offered by Heritage Auctions
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!
Free Comic Book Day is back this weekend, and across the UK many comic shops are again taking part, with free comics for customers on offer, including Funny Pages from 2000AD publisher Rebellion and Doctor Who and Robotech from Titan Comics – full details of these here. is an annual event founded on the beliefContinue reading Happy Free Comic Book Day 2019!