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

True Believers: Kirby 100th – Avengers: Captain America Lives Again! #1

DC, Marvel announce Jack Kirby centenary publications, but what’s missing?

US comic publishers DC Comics and Marvel have both announced their plans to mark Jack “King” Kirby’s centenary in August. Kirby, born 29th August 1917, who died in 1994, was an American comic book artist, writer, and editor, and is widely regarded as one of the medium’s major innovators and one of its most prolificContinue reading DC, Marvel announce Jack Kirby centenary publications, but what’s missing?

Captain Britain Weekly Issue 8. Art by Herb Trimpe

In Memoriam: Herb Trimpe, co-creator of Captain Britain

  Fans of legendary comics artist Herb Trimpe, the co-creator of Captain Britain and one of the first artists to draw Wolverine, have rushed to pay tribute to him.     Herb Trimpe, whose death was announced yesterday by his cousin Glen Basiley, is best known for his eight-year run on The Incredible Hulk for MarvelContinue reading In Memoriam: Herb Trimpe, co-creator of Captain Britain