Here’s an item from my archives that should interest some Marvel UK fans – Liam Sharp’s fax of our creator-owned heroine, Rourke, created for STRIP, alongside Marvel US heroes Monark Starstalker and Wolverine. I’ve written about this a little before, but the background is this. After a positive reaction to Rourke’s debut in STRIP IssueContinue reading Marvel UK Comics That Never Were: Rourke versus Wolverine, versus… Monark Starstalker?
US comic publishers DC Comics and Marvel have both announced their plans to mark Jack “King” Kirby’s centenary in August. Kirby, born 29th August 1917, who died in 1994, was an American comic book artist, writer, and editor, and is widely regarded as one of the medium’s major innovators and one of its most prolificContinue reading DC, Marvel announce Jack Kirby centenary publications, but what’s missing?
The first ever Shrewsbury International Comic Art Festival, taking place 15th – 17th July, is now a free event – giving full access to an amazing guest list and exhibitors for the general public all three days. Guests lined up include creators Dan Berry, David Baillie, Roland Boschi, Brox, Howard Chaykin, Andy Diggle, Barry Kitson, Jessica Martin, John McCrea,Continue reading Shrewsbury International Comic Art Festival Goes Free! (Free to enter, that is…)
The latest issue of Comics Unlimited – a monthly online, 80-page, full colour magazine about comics, comic art and comic creators from all over the world – is on sale now and features some great interviews, including one with Modesty Blaise artist Romero. Issue 4 of Comics Unlimited also includes interviews with American Flagg! creatorContinue reading Comics Unlimited probes the world of Modesty Blaise, interviews artist Romero
Image Comics kicked-off Emerald City Comicon with Image Expo yesterday, announcing a number of exciting creator-owned announcements that include new work by a number of British creators – including Sean Phillips, Alison Sampson, John Watkiss and Jim Campbell as well as those international and US-based. The following creator-owned projects set to launch in the coming year and beyond…Continue reading British Creators On Board for New Images Comics