The Smurfs UK Volume 1 Issue 1 Cover SNIP

A Comics Curiosity: The 1990s British “Smurfs Comic”

With a major exhibition dedicated to Peyo‘s The Smurfs part of this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival, running into November in Kendal, what better time to step back to the 1990s, when Maida Vale-based DeVere Entertainment published a British Smurfs comic? The Smurfs story began in October 1958, in the pages of the BelgianContinue reading A Comics Curiosity: The 1990s British “Smurfs Comic”

Batmobile Cutaways: Batman Classic TV Series 

Batmobile Cutaways: Batman Classic TV Series released – complete with die-cast model

Hero Collector has just released a one of a kind custom cutaway book of every vehicle from the original Batman TV series, packaged with a die-cast model of the iconic 1966 Batmobile, written by Richard Jackson, Alan Cowsill and James Hill and illustrated by Ed Giddings and Mojo. Batmobile Cutaways: Batman Classic TV Series is aContinue reading Batmobile Cutaways: Batman Classic TV Series released – complete with die-cast model

Doctor Who Adventures goes on hiatus but may be back in 2018

Panini UK has announced Doctor Who Adventures has gone on hiatus, effective immediately, although we’re told it may be re-launched with the arrival of a new series lead in 2018. The company has published over 24 issues of the title, the last (Issue 24) on sale this week; taking it over from Immediate Media. However,Continue reading Doctor Who Adventures goes on hiatus but may be back in 2018

Doctor Who Adventures Magazine Issue 21 (Panini)

In Review: Doctor Who Adventures Issue 21 (Doctor Who meets Doctor Strangeglove?)

The Comic: Doctor Who Adventures is a fun-filled, action-packed magazine for girls and boys aged 6 – 13 who love Doctor Who. Aimed at a slightly younger audience than Doctor Who Magazine, it offers a crazy plunge into the wacky world of The Doctor, as he travels through time and space to battle the alien forcesContinue reading In Review: Doctor Who Adventures Issue 21 (Doctor Who meets Doctor Strangeglove?)

The Dinoswords by Tim Perkins

New comic launches at Malta Comic Con include Dinoswords and S.T.E.AM. – Island Under Siege

Next month’s Malta Comic Con will see a number of independent comic launches, including guest Tim Perkins Retro-Collection of The Dinoswords – collecting the 12 issues previously printed in the UK, 1990’s anthology comic, Triffik, stories by Tim and James Hill telling a fun-filled series of stories with as big a set of Villains as the HeroesContinue reading New comic launches at Malta Comic Con include Dinoswords and S.T.E.AM. – Island Under Siege