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In Pictures: The Frank Hampson – The Man Who Drew Dan Dare Exhibition

An exhibition of art by Dan Dare creator Frank Hampson at The Atkinson, in Southport, Lancashire – where both the character and Eagle comic were “born” in the 1950s – is on now until March, and it’s well worth a visit. The exhibition covers all aspects of Frank Hampson’s career including some of his early sketches, artwork for Ladybird Books and ofContinue reading In Pictures: The Frank Hampson – The Man Who Drew Dan Dare Exhibition

Stan Lee Tribute Day announced for Liverpool next weekend

Liverpool’s retro gaming and video shop VideOdyssey has announced a Stan Lee Tribute Day next Saturday (24th November 2018) in aid of the Stan Lee Foundation. Paying homage to the Marvel legend who died earlier this week, expect an event that will celebrate the magic of his comic creation genius. With artwork, workshops, and aContinue reading Stan Lee Tribute Day announced for Liverpool next weekend

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How to be a Super-Hero, by Stan Lee

British writer and editor Tim Quinn both worked with and interviewed Spider-Man co-creator Stan Lee, whose death has been announced, aged 95. Here, he pays tribute to the American writer and publisher who did so much to shape Marvel Comics in the 1960s, and whose work continued to inspire many creators and fans across decades…Continue reading How to be a Super-Hero, by Stan Lee

Comic Scene UK Issues 1 and 2

Comic Scene Issue 2 Celebrates 80 Years of The Beano, giant-size Christmas Special announced

ComicScene UK Issue 2 is in comic stores and available to order online now, celebrating 80 years of the Beano and humour comics. This issue includes interviews with Emily McGorman Bruce, Tim Quinn and Dicky Howett, Frank Quitely and the continuation of a wide-ranging interview with Rachael Smith. Plus there are features on features onContinue reading Comic Scene Issue 2 Celebrates 80 Years of The Beano, giant-size Christmas Special announced

Stan Lee on ITV’s The South Bank Show, broadcast in the mid 1990s

Tim Quinn’s Marvel UK Memories: Interviewing Stan Lee

Stan Lee has been a hero of mine since I read one of his comics when I was just seven years of age. So you can imagine what a blast it was many years later to bring in The South Bank Show TV cameras to produce an in-depth interview with Stan ‘The Man’ Lee inContinue reading Tim Quinn’s Marvel UK Memories: Interviewing Stan Lee