The Borders Book Festival in the Scottish town of Melrose, perhaps best known for its Abbey and the Melrose Sevens rugby tournament, is not a literature festival that normally covers comics in any great depth but that has changed this year with appearances by writer Mark Millar and artist Frank Quitely, and art workshops byContinue reading Comics @ Borders Book Festival 2018
With the news that SEGA of America and Paramount have dated the release of the first Sonic the Hedgehog feature film for November 2019, we’re wondering if we might see the character return to British comics. The character once enjoyed a lively history – not least in the UK, where Sonic the Comic once ruled newsagentsContinue reading Sonic the Hedgehog returns to comics, but what are the chances of a British title, too?
Simon James, a 23-year-old writer and Lancaster University graduate from Manchester, had his script chosen from over a thousand to appear in the Millarworld 2017 New Talent Annual, now on sale in all good comic shops from Image Comics. downthetubes talked with him about the project and his writing… The new annual, featuring a cover byContinue reading Creating Comics: A chat with Millarworld 2017 New Talent Annual winner Simon James
NHN Pixelcube, MARV Films and FoxNext Games have partnered to develop a new mobile game inspired by the Kingsman: The Secret Service and Kingsman: The Golden Circle films. The film debuts in cinemas in the UK on 20th September. In the real-time action puzzle RPG, which features both a single-player campaign and PVP modes, players are invitedContinue reading Kingsman: The Golden Circle mobile game set to launch next month
Here are some items you may have missed on our site and beyond. Have a great weekend! • Our most popular item this week was without doubt discussion about the new Scream & Misty Halloween Special, out in October from 2000AD publishers Rebellion. No matter what your views, you can be sure everyone here atContinue reading That Was the Comic Week That Was: Millarworld bought by Netflix, Dave Gibbons on tour, and is Darth Vader a cider drinker?