With the new Death’s Head mini series by Tini Howard and Kei Zama launching later this month from Marvel in comic shops, it’s no surprise that a collection is also on its way – but so, it seems, is an “Omnibus” edition of Death’s Head adventures, scheduled for March 2020. Titled Death’s Head: Freelance PeacekeepingContinue reading Early Death’s Head stories omnibus on its way in 2020?
Marvel UK fans often comment on the lack of Marvel UK’s “Genesis 1992” related collections, but as we have reported down the years, at least some Marvel stories created in the UK have been reprinted, by Marvel US and Panini. Here’s a quick checklist – additions are welcome. All the links on the book titlesContinue reading Marvel UK in Print: A Quick Guide
Discussion of comics copyright and trademarks of classic British comics spurred by Rebellion’s established ownership of the TV21 brand led me to investigate which titles Marvel Comics registered in Britain. Or, largely, Marvel UK – who were keen to put their very firm property stamp on various projects down the decades. My investigations turned up some interesting “Might Have Been” titles from the 1990s.Continue reading Marvel UK Mysteries: Who Remembers “Blood-Cede” and “Graviton”?
A rare, unworn 1970s Captain Britain costume goes under the hammer at eBay auction house Phil-Comics next month…Continue reading Your chance to be Captain Britain – 1970s style!
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