Vampirella Script Reading - 2019 SNIP

Hammer Films’ unmade “Vampirella” to be performed live in London

Vampirella, one of the most famous films that horror studio Hammer Films never made, will be performed live in a production featuring one of the studio’s most famous stars, Caroline Munro, later this month. Vampirella  – based on the much-loved vampire character and comic created by Forrest J Ackerman and comic book artist Trina RobbinsContinue reading Hammer Films’ unmade “Vampirella” to be performed live in London

Doctor Who-inspired art by Graeme Neil Reid

Doctor? Doctor Who? Graeme Neil Reid’s latest Art Raffle celebrates two takes on Britain’s favourite time traveller

There’s a return to familiar territory for artist Graeme Neil Reid for his incredible monthly Art Raffle he runs to encourage Patreon support for his work – but with some not so familiar faces. Graeme is a Scottish artist who now works primarily in traditional mediums of watercolour and acrylic. His work has graced manyContinue reading Doctor? Doctor Who? Graeme Neil Reid’s latest Art Raffle celebrates two takes on Britain’s favourite time traveller

The Kingpin's first appearance in Amazing Spider-Man #50

Creating Comics: How British actor Sydney Greenstreet inspired the look of the Kingpin – and Jabba the Hutt

Did you know British actor Sydney Greenstreet was the inspiration for not one but two comic villains – including the Marvel villain Kingpin, first brought to life on the page by John Romita Sr.? Some of our readers did I expect, but a social media post by comic book historian Alex Grand on Comic Book HistoriansContinue reading Creating Comics: How British actor Sydney Greenstreet inspired the look of the Kingpin – and Jabba the Hutt

Arrow Video: The Hound of the Baskervilles

Celebrating Sherlock Holmes “The Hound of the Baskervilles” in comics as Blu-Ray Hammer film release announced

Arrow Video will release a Blu-Ray edition of Hammer Films‘ classic Sherlock Holmes adaptation, The Hound of the Baskervilles, on 1st June 2015, so we thought we’d chart some of the story’s comics retellings by way of marking the event. Sherlock Holmes is the most filmed character of all time – but it is arguably this 1959 re-tellingContinue reading Celebrating Sherlock Holmes “The Hound of the Baskervilles” in comics as Blu-Ray Hammer film release announced

Cushing & Sons

Hammer Horror homaged in new comic, Cushing & Sons

The team behind the fab indie action-adventure title Paragon have just launched a free e-comic inspired by the Hammer Horror films and the work of one of its key actors – Peter Cushing. Written by Mark Howard (aka the Legendary Shark) – the pen behind the brilliantly epic Flesh tale in the 2000AD ‘zine ZarjazContinue reading Hammer Horror homaged in new comic, Cushing & Sons