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Blast! An Early 1990s British News Stand Comics Casualty

Image via EBay Short-lived, like many of its brethren and certainly overlooked, Blast! had some worthwhile strip content and is certainly worth a revisit. Luke Williams delves into its pages… By the late 1980s, following the triple header of Watchmen, The Dark Knight Returns and Maus, comics were becoming acceptable, even fashionable and “hip”. NotContinue reading Blast! An Early 1990s British News Stand Comics Casualty

"Operation Bloodhound" from Battle Action Force - cover dated 8th October 1986

Looking back at Battle Action Force

Many older British comic fans will remember Marvel UK’s Action Force comic, but the team had another home – in issues of IPC’s Battle in the early 1980s. Luke Williams looks back at the stories… By the early 1980s, sales on the war / action title Battle, the first wave in the Pat Mills /Continue reading Looking back at Battle Action Force

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Blackpool to host one day Comic Con in September 2015

Blackpool Comic Con is to take place on 12th September 2015 at the northern seaside town’s world famous Winter Gardens. “Like never before Blackpool will play host to the brightest and best Comic Con that the UK has to offer,” say the organisers, who expect to make their first big guest announcement early next week. TheContinue reading Blackpool to host one day Comic Con in September 2015