"Operation Bloodhound" from Battle Action Force - cover dated 8th October 1986

Looking back at Battle Action Force

Many older British comic fans will remember Marvel UK’s Action Force comic, but the team had another home – in issues of IPC’s Battle in the early 1980s. Luke Williams looks back at the stories… By the early 1980s, sales on the war / action title Battle, the first wave in the Pat Mills /Continue reading Looking back at Battle Action Force

Transformers Autobot Alliance. Photo: PRNewsfoto/ Cityneon Holdings Limited SNIP

Transformers head to China, just as new prequel film teased

Hasbro has launched its Transformers Autobot Alliance interactive exhibition in China. The initiative, created in partnership with Cityneon Holdings Limited, a global innovator in exhibitions, finds Transformers at the centre of a walk-through attraction in Chong Qing’s Shin Kong Place. It features familiar characters from the franchise such as Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and Windblade and it’s theContinue reading Transformers head to China, just as new prequel film teased

Cluedo - Scarlett with Dagger

Artist Spotlight: Peter Dobbin’s role in re-imagining the classic game, Cluedo, as a new critically-acclaimed mobile app

Last year, we reported on top British Concept Artist Peter Dobbin‘s stunning Mythical Monster Map – a nifty way to keep track of those things that might be lurking under your bed. Well, Peter’s currently working on another beautiful-looking project – a Cluedo App for both iOS and Android developed and published by a companyContinue reading Artist Spotlight: Peter Dobbin’s role in re-imagining the classic game, Cluedo, as a new critically-acclaimed mobile app

Super Naturals Adventure Book

British Comics Past: Super Naturals

Super Naturals must surely rank as one of the shortest-lived British comics of all time, with just nine regular issues to its name. In common with the M.A.S.K. and Ring Raiders comics, Super Naturals was based on a series of toys, released in 1986 by Tonka, a company now owned by Transformers makers Hasbro. TheContinue reading British Comics Past: Super Naturals

Transformers: Robots in Disguise Issue 1 - Cover SNIP

Hasbro awards Signature Publishing ‘Partner of the Year’

With over 60 Hasbro licensees, including some of the biggest toy, apparel, stationery and publishing companies across the UK and Europe in the running for the award, Signature Publishing says it is delighted to be awarded the honour of the toy maker’s ‘Partner of the Year’. The ‘Partner of the Year’ title reflects the high quality andContinue reading Hasbro awards Signature Publishing ‘Partner of the Year’