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Superman lives here – honest!

Way back in the late 1990s, I was working on a potential new publication along the lines of Starburst and INFINITY for Titan, which never happened, but I did commission a small amount of material for a “dummy”, including this article I found today on an old hard drive by Bill Savage, about Superman’s ‘real’Continue reading Superman lives here – honest!

Panel Borders: Killing Superman with Louise Simonson and Frank Quitely

In this week’s Panel Borders, Alex Fitch talks to a pair of comic book creators who have been involved in titles which depicted The Death of Superman. In a discussion recorded at Portsmouth Comic Con, writer Louise Simonson talks about killing the Man of Steel in the 1990s and working on iconic Marvel comics suchContinue reading Panel Borders: Killing Superman with Louise Simonson and Frank Quitely

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Comic Book Postal Auctions latest offering launched, includes original Beano, Dandy art

Comic Book Postal Auctions has just launched their August / September auction – and there are some great British comics offerings, including original art from the Beano, and The Dandy – and rare copies of early appearances of Dick Boss, The Netherlands first comic book hero. Their recent May auction achieved some strong results. TheContinue reading Comic Book Postal Auctions latest offering launched, includes original Beano, Dandy art

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Frank Frazetta painting sale for $1.79 million sets all-time auction record for any piece of comic art

Run by Heritage Auctions, Chicago’s largest public auction dedicated to vintage comic books and original comic art fetched $12,201,974 – setting the world record for the most valuable sale of its kind. The top lot claimed its own record when artist Frank Frazetta’s Original Art titled Death Dealer 6, 1990 – first published as theContinue reading Frank Frazetta painting sale for $1.79 million sets all-time auction record for any piece of comic art

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Portsmouth Comic Con – one month to go, Doctor Who comics panel details

There’s just one month to go until Portsmouth welcomes its first Comic Con to the Guildhall (5th – 6th May 2018), and the stellar line-up of guests and the range of family activities are not to be missed. Organised in collaboration with Tripwire Magazine, Portsmouth Comic Con – which even has its own cosmic heroes,Continue reading Portsmouth Comic Con – one month to go, Doctor Who comics panel details