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!

Marvel Masterwork Pin-Ups - Spider-Man

Silver Age Marvel Masterwork Pin-Ups collection announced

With Marvel celebrating 80 years in publishing in 2019, it’s great to hear IDW Publishing and Yoe Books have announced plans for a series of large-format hardcover collections from Marvel Comics, beginning with Marvel Masterwork Pin-Ups. To be released in July, the 120 page retrospective hardcover will collect a multitude of Silver Age pin-ups andContinue reading Silver Age Marvel Masterwork Pin-Ups collection announced

Futuropolis by Emmanuel Lepage

Comic Creator Spotlight: Comic Artist Emmanuel Lepage

Born in 1966, French comic artist and writer Emmanuel Lepage, whose work Springtime in Chernobyl is being re-published this June by IDW Publishing, began developing his talent as an artist at just 13, He worked hard, aided by careful guidance of the creator of Bizu, Jean-Claude Fournier. In 1983, the newspaper Ouest-France started featuring someContinue reading Comic Creator Spotlight: Comic Artist Emmanuel Lepage

Portsmouth Comic Con 2018 SNIP

IDW Publishing heads to Portsmouth to celebrate 20th Anniversary

2019 marks a milestone 20th anniversary for US publisher IDW Publishing, perhaps best known for its Transformers, Star Trek, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles titles and, more recently, its creator-owned imprint Black Crown. Part of the company’s celebrations will be taking place at this year’s Portsmouth Comic Con in May. Taking place 4th – 5th May 2019, PortsmouthContinue reading IDW Publishing heads to Portsmouth to celebrate 20th Anniversary

Diamond Gem Awards

Al Ewing, Sean Phillips among creators honoured in 2019 Diamond Gem Awards

Diamond Comic Distributors has announced the winners of the 2018 Diamond Gem Awards, selected by comic book specialty retailers and celebrated within the comic book industry as an key annual award honouring largely US publisher sales success – but British creators Al Ewing and Sean Phillips are among the creators whose work is recognised. DCContinue reading Al Ewing, Sean Phillips among creators honoured in 2019 Diamond Gem Awards