Night Raven: From the Marvel UK Vault TPB

Marvel announces Night Raven collection

(With thanks to Iskander Izzy Islam for the spot): Marvel has just announced the upcoming publication of a collection of Night Raven: From the Marvel UK Vaults, due for release in February 2017. “Night Raven” was written by Steve Parkhouse and drawn initially by David Lloyd, followed by John Bolton, in stories set between the World Wars, battling organised crimeContinue reading Marvel announces Night Raven collection

Fury/Black Widow: Death Duty Graphic Novel

Marvel Curiosities: Night Raven’s first major US appearance, alongside Nick Fury and Black Widow

(With thanks to Tony Ingram): As folk know, we try to document Marvel UK curiosities and the  graphic novel Fury/Black Widow: Death Duty, published by Marvel US in February 1995, certainly qualifies. Given the publication date, I did wonder if it was one of the handful of MUK projects to survive the cull of projects when the companyContinue reading Marvel Curiosities: Night Raven’s first major US appearance, alongside Nick Fury and Black Widow

GIve Me My Gags Back, You Bastard

Breaking into Comics: Escaping Despondency

  As many regular readers know, by day I’m a comic book editor as well as writer. I’ve been in the business a long time and seen it change down the years, with fewer and fewer openings for young creators seeking to make their way  by getting paid to write and draw comics. Occasionally, IContinue reading Breaking into Comics: Escaping Despondency