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Silver Age Marvel Masterwork Pin-Ups collection announced

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

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Al Ewing, Sean Phillips among creators honoured in 2019 Diamond Gem Awards

Diamond Comic Distributors has announced the winners of the 2018 Diamond Gem Awards, selected by comic book specialty retailers and celebrated within the comic book industry as an key annual award honouring largely US publisher sales success – but British creators Al Ewing and Sean Phillips are among the creators whose work is recognised. DCContinue reading Al Ewing, Sean Phillips among creators honoured in 2019 Diamond Gem Awards

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In Memoriam: Stan Lee

Alan Woollcombe pays tribute to Stan “The Man” Lee, who has died aged 95, co-creator of an astonishing number of comic book characters, comic books, whose influence on entertainment and pop culture will endure… Stan Lee was arguably the most important man the American comics industry ever produced. Through talent, chutzpah and sheer hard work,Continue reading In Memoriam: Stan Lee

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How to be a Super-Hero, by Stan Lee

British writer and editor Tim Quinn both worked with and interviewed Spider-Man co-creator Stan Lee, whose death has been announced, aged 95. Here, he pays tribute to the American writer and publisher who did so much to shape Marvel Comics in the 1960s, and whose work continued to inspire many creators and fans across decades…Continue reading How to be a Super-Hero, by Stan Lee

Dave Hunt was thrilled when his inking hero Frank Giacoia embellished his British Marvel penciling work, like this Super Spider-Man #162 cover (March 1976).

Marvel artist Dave Hunt’s autobiography, “An Artist’s Life”, now available

Back in January, we reported an autobiography of Marvel artist Dave Hunt, who provided art for numerous Marvel UK titles in the 1970s, was in the works from his friend Lee Benaka. Dave Hunt: An Artist’s Life, with a foreword by Joe Sinnott, has now been released to good reviews and is on sale directContinue reading Marvel artist Dave Hunt’s autobiography, “An Artist’s Life”, now available