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Roads Not Taken: How Marvel UK’s Motormouth might have looked

During the development of the “Genesis 1992” Marvel UK universe in the early 1990s, Editorial Director Paul Neary explored different paths for its core characters, developing the look of them over at least a year with numerous artists before settling on their final appearance and origins. One of the earliest characters he developed was cockyContinue reading Roads Not Taken: How Marvel UK’s Motormouth might have looked

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Flashback: The Dawn of Marvel UK’s “Genesis 1992” Project with Liam Sharp, Bryan Hitch and more

Before Marvel UK’s “Genesis 1992” characters first spread their wings in their first US format books and weekly British comic Overkill, Editorial Director Paul Neary and I put together a promotional booklet promoting the characters, printed on the office photocopiers, but given ‘special’ cover by Liam Sharp and sold at the United Kingdom Comic Art ConventionContinue reading Flashback: The Dawn of Marvel UK’s “Genesis 1992” Project with Liam Sharp, Bryan Hitch and more

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A Bad Day for The Avengers in London… in 1993!

If you think Marvel’s The Avengers were in bad shape at the end of Avengers: Infinity War, you should have seen them at the end of the Lord Mayor’s Parade back in 1993! A chilly November winds cut through capes and skintights like lasers. Continue reading A Bad Day for The Avengers in London… in 1993!

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Simon Furman and Geoff Senior’s “To the Death” heads to comic stores

To The Death – the new comic book series from Simon Furman and Geoff Senior – is now available to pre-order from all good comic books stores, ahead of its 19th June 2019 on sale dateContinue reading Simon Furman and Geoff Senior’s “To the Death” heads to comic stores

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Bob Wakelin classic games covers art prints now available

Bob Wakelin, the artist behind some of the most iconic cover art of the 1980s, passed away in January last year – but now his family are offering prints of some of his work via Etsy, which left an indelible mark on the imaginations of games players in the 1980s. Bob was best known forContinue reading Bob Wakelin classic games covers art prints now available