Night Raven: From the Marvel UK Vault TPB

Marvel announces Night Raven collection

(With thanks to Iskander Izzy Islam for the spot): Marvel has just announced the upcoming publication of a collection of Night Raven: From the Marvel UK Vaults, due for release in February 2017. “Night Raven” was written by Steve Parkhouse and drawn initially by David Lloyd, followed by John Bolton, in stories set between the World Wars, battling organised crimeContinue reading Marvel announces Night Raven collection

Great British Comic Characters Reinvented: Nemesis the Warlock – and Night Raven!

Aces Weekly contributor Mal Earl simply couldn’t choose which of his favourite British comic characters he wanted to reinvent for our current competition – so we got three! Artist and writer Mal returned to producing comics three years ago, after a 15 year hiatus. Along with many other projects, he has a new strip in the latest volume ofContinue reading Great British Comic Characters Reinvented: Nemesis the Warlock – and Night Raven!

Fury/Black Widow: Death Duty Graphic Novel

Marvel Curiosities: Night Raven’s first major US appearance, alongside Nick Fury and Black Widow

(With thanks to Tony Ingram): As folk know, we try to document Marvel UK curiosities and the  graphic novel Fury/Black Widow: Death Duty, published by Marvel US in February 1995, certainly qualifies. Given the publication date, I did wonder if it was one of the handful of MUK projects to survive the cull of projects when the companyContinue reading Marvel Curiosities: Night Raven’s first major US appearance, alongside Nick Fury and Black Widow

GIve Me My Gags Back, You Bastard

Breaking into Comics: Escaping Despondency

  As many regular readers know, by day I’m a comic book editor as well as writer. I’ve been in the business a long time and seen it change down the years, with fewer and fewer openings for young creators seeking to make their way  by getting paid to write and draw comics. Occasionally, IContinue reading Breaking into Comics: Escaping Despondency

Marvel Fact Files 97 Cover

Marvel UK in the spotlight for latest Marvel Fact Files

  On sale now is Issue 97 of the Marvel Fact Files part work published by Eaglemoss – a Marvel UK-themed issue wrapped in a stunning cover by Mike Perkins with features on a range of characters created for the company including Captain Britain, Death’s Head, Night Raven, Dark Angel, Dragon’s Claws, Motormouth and the Sleeze Brothers. Editor John TomlinsonContinue reading Marvel UK in the spotlight for latest Marvel Fact Files