Complete unpublished Alex Toth “Nightmare” strip offered by Heritage Auctions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– 18th May) is the art for a complete strip by the much-acclaimed Alex Toth titled “Nightmare”, an unfinished and unpublished eight-page story drawn for DC Comics in 1970Continue reading Complete unpublished Alex Toth “Nightmare” strip offered by Heritage Auctions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

Free Comic Book Day 2019

Happy Free Comic Book Day 2019!

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!

Warner asserts copyright over early Captain Marvel appearances

There are a number of comic sites online quite legally republishing digital versions of comics now considered to be in the public domain, based on extensive research and sourcing original copies. One of them is the Digital Comics Museum – run by a team clearly determined to honour contested ownership when companies like Warner Bros. recently asserted rights over early appearances by the original Captain Marvel, first published by FawcettContinue reading Warner asserts copyright over early Captain Marvel appearances

Shazam! Movie Poster 2019 SNIP

In Review: Shazam!

Reviewed by Tim Robins We all have a superhero inside of us — it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In 14-year-old Billy Batson’s case, all he needs to do is shout out one word to transform into the adult superhero Shazam. Still a kid at heart, Shazam revels in theContinue reading In Review: Shazam!