Asterix and the Race through Italy – yes, the title of the 37th album recounting the adventures of our friends from Gaul created by two comic book geniuses – Albert Uderzo and René Goscinny – has finally been revealed, due for release in October. The year is 50 BC. Italy is entirely under Rome’s control, well,Continue reading New Asterix album title revealed as the Gauls head for Italy!
It’s a fairly quiet week for new comics with a British connection, but don’t panic, because the latest 2000AD has a creepy “Terror Tale” from David Baillie, beautifully drawn by Joshua George for you to enjoy – especially if you’re a fan of either Daphne du Maurier’s original version of The Birds, or Alfred Hitchcock’sContinue reading Something for the Weekend: US Comics On Sale from 25th November 2015 – Asterix Found in Comic Shops!
Here’s a list of comics – both US and UK releases – on sale in specialist UK comic shops today, Wednesday 3rd December 2014, courtesy of First Age Comics, Lancaster. We’ve picked out the titles published by British publishers in bold below, or titles with a British connection we’re aware of. As well as a 2000ADContinue reading British Comic Shop Releases (3rd December 2014) – Marshal Law, “Brass Sun” Zenith and “Soppy” love!
Asterix and the Picts – the first new Asterix book in eight years, with a new creative team – Jean-Yves Ferri and Didier Conrad – taking over the popular series, has been a runaway success and is already being reprinted in France, despite only being released on 24th October. Much to the delight of British fans,Continue reading Asterix and the Picts sells two million copies in a week (and that’s just in France)