Marvel UK fans often comment on the lack of Marvel UK’s “Genesis 1992” related collections, but as we have reported down the years, at least some Marvel stories created in the UK have been reprinted, by Marvel US and Panini. Here’s a quick checklist – additions are welcome. All the links on the book titlesContinue reading Marvel UK in Print: A Quick Guide
Madame Tussauds Blackpool launched its epic new Marvel Superheroes addition at a VIP-filled launch this week, and I was lucky enough to be there on the night… Truth to tell, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect of the event – or the “waxworks”, my last trip to Madame Tussauds London back in 1968 aContinue reading In Pictures: Marvel Superheroes storm Madame Tussauds Blackpool (in an unlikely “Love Island” crossover!)
(With thanks to the Make Mine Marvel UK Facebook Group for the WebFind): Back in the 1970s, Marvel UK offered a number of posters by Spanish artist Rafael López Espí to readers. Born in Barcelona in 1937, Rafael López Espí is perhaps best known for his superheroContinue reading Marvel UK Flashback: Seventies Superhero Posters by Rafael López Espí
It’s annual time in UK newsagents and bookshops and one we think downthetubes readers will want to track down is Panini UK’s Marvel Heroes (2015), because in amongst reprints of the Marvel stories the company was once able to originate that feature is a two-part Hulk versus Death’s Head strip. First published in MarvelContinue reading Death’s Head versus Hulk? Excellent, yes?
A page from the new Death’s Headversus Hulk story by Simons Furmsnand Williams. Via Simon’s blog (with thanks to Simon Williams): One of Marvel UK’s most popular characters, Death’s Head, is set to return in an all-new story for Panini Comics Marvel Heroes. Issue 33 of the newstand title, on sale in March, will seeContinue reading The original Death’s Head returns in Marvel Heroes