Stan Lee on ITV’s The South Bank Show, broadcast in the mid 1990s

Tim Quinn’s Marvel UK Memories: Interviewing Stan Lee

Stan Lee has been a hero of mine since I read one of his comics when I was just seven years of age. So you can imagine what a blast it was many years later to bring in The South Bank Show TV cameras to produce an in-depth interview with Stan ‘The Man’ Lee inContinue reading Tim Quinn’s Marvel UK Memories: Interviewing Stan Lee

Look! Up In The Sky! Superman by Alec Ross

Stunning superhero art heads to Portsmouth Comic Con, Doctor Who effects artist Gary Pollard joins line up

Artwork inspired by writer and publisher Stan Lee and created by artists such as Alex Ross, two of the biggest names in comic books, will be exhibited at this year’s inaugural Portsmouth Comic Con, taking place 5th – 6th May 2018 at Portsmouth Guildhall. Organised by Portsmouth Guildhall in partnership with Bournemouth’s Westover Gallery, thisContinue reading Stunning superhero art heads to Portsmouth Comic Con, Doctor Who effects artist Gary Pollard joins line up

The Marvel UK Bullpen, mid-1993. Pictured here are Andrw Currie, Andy Lanning, Bryan Hitch, Martin Griffiths and Liam Sharp. Colourist and artist Steve Whitaker was also a regular in the basement, as was Edmund Perryman, among others

Tube Surfing: Marvel UK Memories, Alan Moore, Gene Ha – and Captain Pugwash!

Here’s a quick round up of comics-related news items, recalling Marvel UK, Alan Moore‘s partnership with Gene Ha on Top 10, a look at some gorgeous Doctor Who art and more… • The brainchild of Melvyn Bragg, Opening Shot was an arts programme for Channel 4. One episode, first broadcast 10th August 1993 and foundContinue reading Tube Surfing: Marvel UK Memories, Alan Moore, Gene Ha – and Captain Pugwash!

The Mighty Thor, Issue 159, December 1968 - cover by Jack Kirby and Vince Colletta

Jack Kirby Thor Comic Cover Art Pops Up in British Toy Figure Auction Catalogue

Nestling in an auction from Charterhouse Auctioneers, due to take place on Friday 24th June 2016, is the cover to an early issue of Marvel’s Thor, drawn by Jack Kirby and Vince Colletta. The original artwork for the cover of The Mighty Thor, Issue 159, December 1968, which has an estimated sale price of between £5000 –Continue reading Jack Kirby Thor Comic Cover Art Pops Up in British Toy Figure Auction Catalogue

TwoMorrows Announces “Comic Book Fever: A Celebration of Comics: 1976 – 1986”

US publisher TwoMorrows has announced the upcoming publication of A Celebration of Comics: 1976-1986 by George Khoury, author of The Extraordinary Works Of Alan Moore and True Brit: A Celebration of the Great Comic Book Artists of the UK. Described as a “love letter” to his personal golden age of comics, 1976-1986, Khoury ‘s newContinue reading TwoMorrows Announces “Comic Book Fever: A Celebration of Comics: 1976 – 1986”