Captain Britain Weekly Issue 8. Art by Herb Trimpe

Captain Britain, 40 Years On – What Next For Marvel’s Very British Superhero?

October see the 40th anniversary of the ‘birth’ of Captain Britain in Captain Britain Weekly, but what’s next for the Marvel hero? Last month, Marvel UK and Captain Britain fan Mark Roberts published a feature recounting news about a potential Captain Britain TV project on his It Came From Darkmoor blog. He’s kindly given us permissionContinue reading Captain Britain, 40 Years On – What Next For Marvel’s Very British Superhero?

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Making Sense of the new Secret Wars: Battleworld and the Marvel UK Superheroes

  Mark Roberts has  been documenting the histories and current fates of many Marvel UK characters, from Captain Britain and Death’s Head to Motormouth and the Gene Dogs, for many years on his excellent blog, It Came From Darkmoor. But after the excitement of Revolutionary War, which revived many Marvel UK characters, he stepped awayContinue reading Making Sense of the new Secret Wars: Battleworld and the Marvel UK Superheroes

Motormouth's partner Killpower is lost in an otherworldly dimension in a flashback scene in Revolutionary War: Alpha. © Marvel Comics

Revolutionary War: Fitting It Into Marvel Continuity

Over on the excellent It Came from Darkmoor blog dedicated to all things Marvel UK, Mark Roberts has been mulling over Marvel’s new limited series, Revolutionary War, and how it fits into overall Marvel continuity. In particular, he’d been trying to place when the Battle of London Bridge may have occurred, a massive “endpiece” conflictContinue reading Revolutionary War: Fitting It Into Marvel Continuity

David Hine, Mark Stafford join Soaring Penguin’s “Meanwhile…” project

Soaring Penguin Press has announced that Mark Stafford (Cherubs, The Lovecraft Anthology) and David Hine (Storm Dogs, The Darkness, Marvel Noir) will be teaming up again, post The Man Who Laughs, their critically acclaimed adaptation of the Victor Hugo novel. Their new, original story, The Bad Bad Place, will be serialised in Meanwhile…,  British publisherContinue reading David Hine, Mark Stafford join Soaring Penguin’s “Meanwhile…” project

The 2013 cast of Marvel's Agents of SHIELD

British superheroes heading for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.?

With US network ABC announcing Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has been given a full-season order this week, speculation is raging over which super heroes might appear on the show, following a cameo by Nick Fury (played by Samuel L. Jackson) in Episode One. Screened in the UK on Channel 4, it’s been suggested the MarvelContinue reading British superheroes heading for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.?