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Marvel Superheroes go hip-hop for new collector’s edition record titles

Marvel is to working with Universal Music Enterprises to debut exclusive album covers for select hip-hop collector’s edition titles that will begin to be released in December. Urban Legends, the urban catalog platform of Universal Music Enterprises (UMe), and Marvel Comics are collaborating to bring together the mighty, epic worlds of comics and hip-hop withContinue reading Marvel Superheroes go hip-hop for new collector’s edition record titles

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Delivering the goods: Don Heck, a much under appreciated artist

Donald L. “Don” Heck was an American comics artist best known for co-creating the Marvel Comics character Iron Man (not the character’s design, but plenty more that shaped him), and for his long run penciling the Marvel superhero-team series The Avengers during the 1960s. For many, he’s a much under appreciated artist, despite his solidContinue reading Delivering the goods: Don Heck, a much under appreciated artist

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Judging a Comic by its Cover: Some Early Favourites

More than anything else, comics sell on their covers, but which ones stick most in your mind in your years of collecting? For me, there are plenty, but here are just a few that caught my attention at an early age, for a number of reasons. Given my love of the British comics I grewContinue reading Judging a Comic by its Cover: Some Early Favourites

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Creating Comics: Atomeka publisher Dave Elliott’s plan to save the US comics industry

Over the last few years, Atomeka Press publisher Dave Elliott has stood by and frustratingly watched as the US comic book industry continues to devour itself like the mythical Ouroboros, the snake that ate its own tail. Last week, he published his proposal to help save it from itself on DeviantArt, attracting plenty of commentContinue reading Creating Comics: Atomeka publisher Dave Elliott’s plan to save the US comics industry

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Titan Books new Marvel fiction line launched with Dan Abnett-penned Avengers tale

Titan Books recently launched its new publishing programme in collaboration with Marvel of original fiction books. Titan Comics, a sister imprint of Titan Entertainment Group, has had a long, proud history of producing magazine products to support some of Marvel’s most popular properties, such as Thor and Black Panther. “This new deal marks the startContinue reading Titan Books new Marvel fiction line launched with Dan Abnett-penned Avengers tale