People First Merseyside Charity Auction - art by Simon Bisley

Charity Auction offers 30 comic artworks by Bisley, Jock, McCrea and many more

The latest People First Merseyside Charity Auction, which ends Saturday 8th December, is offering 30 unique pieces of original comic art from some of the top names in comics to raise money for people with learning difficultiesContinue reading Charity Auction offers 30 comic artworks by Bisley, Jock, McCrea and many more

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John Mollo’s original Star Wars designs go under the hammer at Bonhams

The personal notebooks and sketchbooks of world-renowned double Oscar-winning British costume designer, John Mollo, the concept artist behind the international Star Wars franchise, are to be offered at Bonhams in a stand-alone 62-lot sale, Designing an Empire: The John Mollo Archive, in London later this year. The archive contains a wealth of drawings, notes andContinue reading John Mollo’s original Star Wars designs go under the hammer at Bonhams

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Sequart Releases Book on Star Wars Expanded Universe

Sequart has announced the publication of A More Civilized Age: Exploring the Star Wars Expanded Universe, edited by Rich Handley and Joseph F. Berenato. Almost as soon as there were Star Wars films, there were Star Wars novels. Alan Dean Foster got the ball rolling, ghost-writing the first film’s adaptation for George Lucas, as well as penning a sequel, Splinter ofContinue reading Sequart Releases Book on Star Wars Expanded Universe

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Overstreet Price Guide to Star Wars Collectibles out later this year

Gemstone Publishing released their 48th edition of The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide last month – a reference book full of updated US comic book prices, current market reports, new additions to the Overstreet Hall of Fame and a selection of key character anniversaries. This edition also included former DC Comics President and Publisher PaulContinue reading Overstreet Price Guide to Star Wars Collectibles out later this year

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In Review: Solo – A Star Wars Story

I never felt the need to watch a film that told me Han Solo’s back story because the character was such a cliché that I felt that I already knew it. For me, Star Wars didn’t exactly have depth. As an example of what scholar Fredrick Jameson called “the nostalgia mode”, the original movie relied onContinue reading In Review: Solo – A Star Wars Story