In Memoriam: Comics Editor and Writer Len Wein

I’m sorry to learn of the passing of legendary American comic editor and writer Len Wein, who has died shortly after hospitalisation for surgery. Among his many credits, Len was the creator of legendary DC Comics characters Swamp Thing (with artist Berni Wrightson) and the Human Target (with Carmine Infantino). For Marvel, he co-created WolverineContinue reading In Memoriam: Comics Editor and Writer Len Wein

Bernie Wrightson

In Memoriam and Celebration: Comic Artist Bernie Wrightson 

We’re sorry to report the passing of US comic artist Bernard Albert “Bernie” Wrightson, sometimes credited as Berni Wrightson, after a battle with brain cancer. The news was shared on his web site by his wife, Liz Wrightson. He was 68. He is perhaps best known for co-creating DC Comics  Swamp Thing with writer Len Wein, his FrankensteinContinue reading In Memoriam and Celebration: Comic Artist Bernie Wrightson 

Swampmen

TwoMorrows’ long-awaited Swampmen book rises from the muck at last

Originally planned for release in 2005 by TwoMorrows Publishing, Swampmen: Muck-Monsters And Their Makers succumbed to a myriad of logistical problems that caused the book to languish in the mire of never-documented comic book history — until now. After a decade of regular requests from fans, the book has finally risen from the muck, andContinue reading TwoMorrows’ long-awaited Swampmen book rises from the muck at last

Radio interview with Steve Bissette

Panel Borders: Creating Constantine Continuing our month of shows about the 25th anniversary of John Constantine: Hellblazer, Alex Fitch discusses the first appearances of the character with co-creator Steve Bissette. Alex and Steve discuss the artist’s tenure as penciller on the acclaimed horror comic Swamp Thing, drawing (the as yet unnamed) Constantine in the backgroundContinue reading Radio interview with Steve Bissette

Bristol Comic Expo tickets on sale now

Tickets for the Bristol International Comic Expo in May are now on sale – and in a special IN FIRST offer, if you buy now, before 30th January, you pay only the 2010 admission price. “As you recall, we sold out last year,” says organiser Mike Allwood, “and while we have expanded the event capacity,Continue reading Bristol Comic Expo tickets on sale now