I’ve heaped plenty of praise on the fast-developing PJ Maybe -focused “Judge Dredd: Ladykiller” story (by John Wagner, Carlos Ezquerra and Annie Parkhouse) and “Scarlet Traces: Cold War” (by Ian Edginton, D’Israeli and Annie Parkhouse) in 2000AD in recent weeks in our weekly New Comics column. But “Tharg’s 3rillers: Mindmine“, by Rory Mcconville, Colin Macneil, Peter Doherty and SimonContinue reading Something for the Weekend (w/c 15th August 2016): Doctor Who, Dream Gangs, Dredd and Mind Mines, Too!
There’s changes on the UK new stand for Panini‘s Marvel Collector Editions this week with the launch of Volume 6 of Astonishing Spider-Man, on sale now in all good newsagents. A one hundred page special, priced £3.99 (higher than the previously advertised £3.50 priced due to, we’re told by editor Brady Webb, print cost rises post-Brexit), these compendiumsContinue reading Something For the Weekend (w/c 8th August 2016): New Spider-Man, Johnny Red bows out, Nick Dyer on “Judge Anderson”
It’s a busy week for Titan Comics, with the launch of NBA All-star legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar‘s debut comic book Mycroft Holmes – focused on the early, chaotic life of the elder Holmes brother – and their new Torchwood title, written by Captain Jack himself, John Barrowman, and novelist Carole Barrowman. Torchwood #1 continues the adventures of theContinue reading Something For The Weekend (w/c 1st August 2016): Torchwood, 2000AD and Lucky Luke!
Sadly, despite the terrific cover by John McCrea above, Judge Dredd only battles Rom the Spaceknight – back thanks to IDW this week – in this one striking image. But the good news is that Mega City One’s favourite lawman is indeed battling Aliens – and Predator – in a Dark Horse mini series, pennedContinue reading Something For The Weekend (w/c 25th July 2016) – Dredd versus Aliens … versus Rom the Spaceknight?
So, last week as I was promoting the week’s new comics, I was a bit flippant about the price rises for imported US comics British comic shops will have to pass on to their customers (imposed by Diamond, who had no choice, either, raising prices for the first time in eight years). After some face to face andContinue reading Something For The Weekend (w/c 18th July 2016) – Support Your Local Comic Shop!