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Mick Austin’s “Marvelman” Warrior cover on offer at Heritage Auctions

Mick Austin‘s Marvelman cover for Warrior Issue 16  – published back in 1983 – is up for auction on Heritage Auctions, with the lead bid currently at over $2,200 – but that might prove a fraction of what it finally sells for, given the artist’s current standing in the art world. Marvelman was first created in the 1950s,Continue reading Mick Austin’s “Marvelman” Warrior cover on offer at Heritage Auctions

Publisher Dez Skinn releases Limited Edition “Warrior #0” for the 1980s anthology’s many fans

Author and publisher Dez Skinn has released a special limited edition print of the original dummy that helped launch his award-winning comics anthology Warrior, the original home of Alan Moore and Garry Leach’s Marvelman (now Miracleman), V for Vendetta (co-created by Alan and David Lloyd) – and many other strips. As an editor who beganContinue reading Publisher Dez Skinn releases Limited Edition “Warrior #0” for the 1980s anthology’s many fans

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A Box of Delights: London’s Cartoon Museum

Alan Russell visits London’s Cartoon Museum, revealing some of its treasures for British comic fans… I’ve been a comics fan since I was a young child back in the early 1970s. In those days of course, there were far fewer things to capture your attention. But if you had an imagination and had thrilled to images ofContinue reading A Box of Delights: London’s Cartoon Museum

Something For The Weekend… Doctor Who? James Bond? Johnny Red? Comics On Sale 4th November 2015 leave you spoilt for choice!

Well, aren’t we spoilt for choice this week when it comes to titles from British creators with new work this week? Will you be a Doctor Who, James Bond or Johnny Red advocate – or hedge your bets and buy the lot? Or just go for something else entirely, like another great issue of 2000ADContinue reading Something For The Weekend… Doctor Who? James Bond? Johnny Red? Comics On Sale 4th November 2015 leave you spoilt for choice!

Jessica Martin makes her DC Comics debut in Vertigo Quarterly SFX #3 with "The Audition". Photo courtesy Mark Buckingham

Something For The Weekend: Jessica Martin’s DC Comics Debut! (US Comics On Sale 28th October 2015)

Here’s this week’s run down of new comics on sale in comic shops across the UK, with the emphasis, as ever, on titles that are the work of British creators and published by British publishers, and my, aren’t we spoilt for choice this week. First, there’s the comic shop release of the gorgeous Red ShoesContinue reading Something For The Weekend: Jessica Martin’s DC Comics Debut! (US Comics On Sale 28th October 2015)