Marvel UK's Heroquest - Cover SNIP

Missing in Action: Heroquest at Marvel UK, and the RPG magazine that never happened

Back in my Marvel UK days, I edited a one-off Heroquest magazine at Marvel UK – a one shot special licensed from Games Workshop that has some notable creators involved and, as downthetubes contributor Richard Sheaf notes over on his Boys Adventure blog, is quite a collectable today HeroQuest, sometimes written as Hero Quest, was anContinue reading Missing in Action: Heroquest at Marvel UK, and the RPG magazine that never happened

Back Issue #109 Cover SNIP

Back Issue magazine celebrates landmark Superman: The Movie 40th anniversary

You’ll believe a magazine can fly with Back Issue #109, celebrating the 40th anniversary of Superman: The Movie starring Christopher Reeve, available now from all good comic shops, published by TwoMorrows and featuring a cover by Garry Frank. Explore the Superman movies’ effects on comic books, media, and collectibles with commentary from many of their creators. InContinue reading Back Issue magazine celebrates landmark Superman: The Movie 40th anniversary

Mike Wieringo - Ringo Awards Nominee Banner

British Comic Creators among 2018 Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards nominees

The 2018 Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards Nominees were recently announced, along with the release of the final ballot, and include a number of British creators. Michael Lance “Mike” Wieringo was known to fans and friends as “Ringo”, which is how he signed his artwork. His comics artist graced the pages of DC Comics’Continue reading British Comic Creators among 2018 Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards nominees

The New 52 version of Shazam, designed by Gary Frank

Shazam! filming gets underway

Production is underway on New Line Cinema’s Shazam! David F. Sandberg (Annabelle: Creation) directs the origin story, which stars Zachary Levi (TV’s Chuck) as the titular DC Super Hero, along with Asher Angel (TV’s Andi Mack) as Billy Batson, and Mark Strong (the Kingsman movies) in the role of Super-Villain Dr. Thaddeus Sivana. Peter Safran (upcomingContinue reading Shazam! filming gets underway

DC Universe Rebirth #1 includes art and a cover by Gary Frank

Something For the Weekend: Universes Reborn and Controversial Revamps! (New Comics w/c 23/5/16)

Top US publishers DC Comics and Marvel are competing like crazy to grab  your hard-earned pounds with revamps of top characters and universes at the moment – and my, what a fuss about Captain America, eh? Along the way, there’s some great stuff coming up in the whole DC Universe Rebirth from a number of top British talents inContinue reading Something For the Weekend: Universes Reborn and Controversial Revamps! (New Comics w/c 23/5/16)