The 1980s Dan Dare stories came up in discussion over the weekend, which prompted me to suggest that if fans wanted to see them reprinted, then they needed to write to Titan Comics, who currently hold the license to republish the strips, and politely ask them, not just mutter about it on social media adContinue reading Isn’t it about time the 1980’s Dan Dare stories were collected?
The definitive collection of Third World War, a powerful tale of of global capitalism, rebellion and exploitation created by Pat Mills and the late Carlos Ezquerra. A ground-breaking story, “Third World War” first appeared in the anthology title Crisis, the revolutionary political comic from Fleetway published in the UK from 1988 to 1991. It openedContinue reading “Third World War” collection due in 2020
Requiem: Resurrection by Pat Mills and Oliviér Ledroit is sitting in the Number One sales spot in the fantasy graphic novel chart on Amazon France – an amazing accomplishment, considering it was re-published over three years ago, and it’s apparently thanks to some inventive cross media support ALT 236 on YouTube. Describing himself as an explorerContinue reading Pat Mills and Oliviér Ledroit’s “Requiem Vampire Knight” tops sales charts in France
2000AD creator Pat Mills official blog, part of Millsverse, might be an acquired taste for some with its mix of marketing and memoir, but I really do enjoy the industry details. (I think “The Sparky People” strip in my childhood copies of Sparky is what started me on the road to a life in publishing,Continue reading Pat Mills issues statement on 2000AD-related royalties
The third issue of the award-winning ComicScene is on sale now, in selected high street newsagents and all good comic shops (Thursday 25th April)Continue reading ComicScene Issue Three – out now!