Taschen’s “Walt Disney’s Disneyland” a visual treat

Specialist publisher Taschen  has just released a stunning look back at the origins of Disneyland in Walt Disney’s Disneyland by Chris Nichols, a visual history of the world’s magic megalopolis. Walt Disney dreamed for decades about opening the ultimate entertainment venue, but it wasn’t until the early 1950s that his handpicked team began to bring his visionContinue reading Taschen’s “Walt Disney’s Disneyland” a visual treat

Remembering Disney’s dalliance with terror – Doctor Syn retrospective announced

A special retrospective of a classic Disney-told tale starring Danger Man and The Prisoner star Patrick McGoohan is to get a retrospective in Hollywood in October. The Scarecrow’s story was filmed on location in the Romney Marsh area and at Pinewood Studios, England in 1963. It starred Patrick McGoohan as a humble vicar by dayContinue reading Remembering Disney’s dalliance with terror – Doctor Syn retrospective announced

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Eagle Daze: The Life and Times of Leonard James Matthews – Part Nine

Leonard Matthews, General Managing Editor of Fleetway and the Eagle Group of Comics, was a Creative Visionary… but that, Roger Perry argues in his extensive biography of the man which continues here on downthetubes, is only due to him having utilised the ideas of others. Moving from the sublime to the ridiculous, Roger recalls howContinue reading Eagle Daze: The Life and Times of Leonard James Matthews – Part Nine

Charlotte Corday on Mars, a promotional image for Keith's latest project with Stephen Wa;sh, Cat Corday of the RSF. Art © Keith Page

Keith Page and Stephen Walsh reveal new Charlotte Corday story in the works

Artist Keith Page may be busy working on a year-long World War One series for DC Thomson’s Commando at present, but that doesn’t mean he and writer Stephen Walsh aren’t thinking about new Charlotte Corday adventures. The pair have already seen the publication of several full length graphic novels starring their multiverse-spanning adventuress, including LondonContinue reading Keith Page and Stephen Walsh reveal new Charlotte Corday story in the works

Tube Surfing: Marvel Mash Ups, XIII and a Dalek Competition

• Those Marvel-Disney mash ups just keep on coming. Two locations for growing collections of these on the Super Punch blog here and here. This Buzz/Iron Man mash is by Dave Mott. • Indie creator Adam Gregory has started releasing the animated versions of his popular comic, The Flowfield Unity.“They’re micro-animations, all under one minuteContinue reading Tube Surfing: Marvel Mash Ups, XIII and a Dalek Competition