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
(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
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!
(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
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