Like many people who grew up in the pre-digital era, for Alan Woollcombe childhood entertainment meant chocolates, bikes and comics, along with now extinct hobbies such as plane spotting, bird watching and stamp collecting. This is a story about a lifelong love affair of his. But it’s not for a person…Continue reading In Praise of… Jim Steranko’s Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
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
Currently in auction at Heritage Auctions is an original poster created for Marvel UK in 1972 – drawn by John Buscema (and, possibly, inked by Frank Giacoia).Continue reading Rare Mighty World of Marvel poster offered by Heritage Auctions
Art by British artists such as Charlie Adlard, Alan Davis, Mark Farmer, Dave Gibbons and Barry Windsor Smith is included in the latest Heritage Auctions, taking place 15th – 17th November in Dallas, Texas. Art by US artists such as Jim Aparo, Jack Kirby and Wally Wood and European creators such as Sanjulian, is also onContinue reading Dave Gibbons Watchmen art and much more on offer in latest Heritage Auctions
New publishing company Thrilling Nostalgia Comics recently launched their new Kickstarter, The Liberty Brigade, a one hundred-plus page graphic novel featuring the return of dozens of 1940s superheroes in a new World War Two graphic novel, featuring art by a host of great creators, including Alan Davis, Barry Kitson and Jim Steranko. There’s still timeContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: The Liberty Brigade