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In Review – Avengers: Endgame (and the perils of writing reviews of a blockbuster)

Review Tim Robins WARNING: For those of you who still haven’t seen the film, there are spoilers in this review. You’ll find out why we chose to include these below. The Film: Adrift in space with no food or water, Tony Stark sends a message to Pepper Potts as his oxygen supply starts to dwindle.Continue reading In Review – Avengers: Endgame (and the perils of writing reviews of a blockbuster)

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Marvel Superheroes go hip-hop for new collector’s edition record titles

Marvel is to working with Universal Music Enterprises to debut exclusive album covers for select hip-hop collector’s edition titles that will begin to be released in December. Urban Legends, the urban catalog platform of Universal Music Enterprises (UMe), and Marvel Comics are collaborating to bring together the mighty, epic worlds of comics and hip-hop withContinue reading Marvel Superheroes go hip-hop for new collector’s edition record titles

Blackpool Tower gets an Iron Man-inspired Marvel makeover. Photo courtesy Madame Tussauds

Blackpool Tower gets an Iron Man makeover, re-named Stark Tower!

Known as a national icon, it’s been announced that The Blackpool Tower has changed its name to Stark Tower to honour Marvel Super Hero Iron Man – a move that surprised residents of the seaside town. Stark Tower is of course the home of one of the most popular Avengers characters, Tony Stark, and is locatedContinue reading Blackpool Tower gets an Iron Man makeover, re-named Stark Tower!

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Delivering the goods: Don Heck, a much under appreciated artist

Donald L. “Don” Heck was an American comics artist best known for co-creating the Marvel Comics character Iron Man (not the character’s design, but plenty more that shaped him), and for his long run penciling the Marvel superhero-team series The Avengers during the 1960s. For many, he’s a much under appreciated artist, despite his solidContinue reading Delivering the goods: Don Heck, a much under appreciated artist

Charley's War original front cover artwork (1984) by Joe Colquhoun for Battle 484, cover dated 11th August 1984. Dated "October 2nd 1918", Corporal Charley Bourne has escaped from a POW camp to join the British attack on the St Quentin canal. Under heavy enemy fire the British swam the canal with the aid of lifebelts, ropes and rafts in what has been regarded as the most daring action of the Great War.

“Charley’s War” and Space:1999 art, rare 1950 promotional Eagle offered in latest ComPal comics auction

The latest ComPal comic auction catalogue and features “Charley’s War” art, a promotional Eagle rarity and much more among some 385 lots in total, including US comics. The last ComPal auction back in May achieved some record prices with £5600 for the fourth Beano Book (1943), a record price for a non-Number One annual andContinue reading “Charley’s War” and Space:1999 art, rare 1950 promotional Eagle offered in latest ComPal comics auction