Officer Outbody, a creation for Marvel UK by Glenn Dakin and Ross Dearsley

Marvel UK Heroes Lost in Action: Officer Outbody by Glenn Dakin and Ross Dearsley

In the mid-1990s, after a period of intense activity and hugely successful sales on titles that included Death’s Head II, Warheads, Motormouth and Killpower in the US and Doctor Who Magazine, The Real Ghostbusters, Overkill and Transformers in the UK, Marvel UK‘s fortunes foundered as comic sales plummeted across the Atlantic for a variety ofContinue reading Marvel UK Heroes Lost in Action: Officer Outbody by Glenn Dakin and Ross Dearsley

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Making Sense of the new Secret Wars: Battleworld and the Marvel UK Superheroes

  Mark Roberts has ¬†been documenting the histories and current fates of many Marvel UK characters, from Captain Britain and Death’s Head to Motormouth and the Gene Dogs, for many years on his excellent blog, It Came From Darkmoor. But after the excitement of Revolutionary War, which revived many Marvel UK characters, he stepped awayContinue reading Making Sense of the new Secret Wars: Battleworld and the Marvel UK Superheroes

A teaser image for Revolutionary War, Marvel's upcoming limited series featuring many Marvel UK characters. Image © Marvel

Revolutionary War collection, reviving Marvel UK heroes, on sale today

The collected edition of Marvel Comics “Revolutionary War” limited series, is on sale this week (28th May), a story that revived many of the Marvel UK characters. The series was created by Andy Lanning and Alan Cowsill and features art by a host of talent including Richard Elson, Gary Erskine and more, with covers byContinue reading Revolutionary War collection, reviving Marvel UK heroes, on sale today

Marvel’s Revolutionary War ends, but will its UK heroes be back?

The final issue of Revolutionary War, reviving many Marvel UK characters, is on sale now in all good comic shops. If you haven’t already gone out and bought it, here’s another preview to tempt you… and the collection is out at the end of May! There’s no word yet on whether the story’s sales hasContinue reading Marvel’s Revolutionary War ends, but will its UK heroes be back?

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Revolutionary Warheads!

Marvel has released a preview of Warheads #1, the penultimate episode of its eight-part Marvel UK-inspired series Revolutionary War. This issue features stunning art from Gary Erskine, the original artist on Warheads, whose designs for the characters had a huge impact on fans. Although he only drew two issues of the original series, with GeoffContinue reading Revolutionary Warheads!