Marvel Masterwork Pin-Ups - Spider-Man

Silver Age Marvel Masterwork Pin-Ups collection announced

With Marvel celebrating 80 years in publishing in 2019, it’s great to hear IDW Publishing and Yoe Books have announced plans for a series of large-format hardcover collections from Marvel Comics, beginning with Marvel Masterwork Pin-Ups. To be released in July, the 120 page retrospective hardcover will collect a multitude of Silver Age pin-ups andContinue reading Silver Age Marvel Masterwork Pin-Ups collection announced

Dave Gibbons Watchmen #1 Cover Original Art (DC, 1986) SNIP

Dave Gibbons Watchmen #1 cover sells for staggering £171,383 in auction

More than 30 collectors made a play for Dave Gibbons Watchmen #1 original cover art at the weekend’s Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art auction in Dallas – before it finally sold for $228,000 (£171,383) – but it was not the top-selling item. The cover of the first Watchmen issue remains one of the mostContinue reading Dave Gibbons Watchmen #1 cover sells for staggering £171,383 in auction

Stan Lee by David Roach

In Memoriam: Stan Lee

Alan Woollcombe pays tribute to Stan “The Man” Lee, who has died aged 95, co-creator of an astonishing number of comic book characters, comic books, whose influence on entertainment and pop culture will endure… Stan Lee was arguably the most important man the American comics industry ever produced. Through talent, chutzpah and sheer hard work,Continue reading In Memoriam: Stan Lee

DC Showcase #73 - featuring the Creeper by Steve Ditko SNIP

DC Comics pays tribute to comic creator Steve Ditko

DC Entertainment is mourning the loss of comic creator Steve Ditko who died at the end of June, but whose passing has only just been announced. In a statement, the company describes him as “a true legend of the comic book industry. “He will forever be remembered for co-creating Spider-Man, but that was just oneContinue reading DC Comics pays tribute to comic creator Steve Ditko

Art from Marvel’s Amazing Fantasy #15/ Strange Tales #110 - First appearances of Spider-Man and Doctor Strange. Art by Steve Ditko

Legendary comic creator Steve Ditko, dead at 90

I’ve woken to the sad news of comic creator Steve Ditko’s passing, one of the global comic industry’s most influential, and yet elusive artists. The award-winning co-creator of The Amazing Spider-Man, Doctor Strange and so many more great characters was found unresponsive in his New York City apartment on 29th June 2018. Police said heContinue reading Legendary comic creator Steve Ditko, dead at 90