Early “Spider-Man” Black Costume art recently sold for millions – but have you seen Marvel UK’s first originated cover to feature it, drawn by John Stokes?
Marvel UK in Print: Captain Britain, Death’s Head, Doctor Who and more – A Quick Guide
Marvel UK fans often comment on the lack of Marvel UK’s “Genesis 1992” related collections, but as we have reported down the years, at least some Marvel stories created in the UK have been reprinted, by Marvel US and Panini…. Read More ›
Captain Britain, 40 Years On – What Next For Marvel’s Very British Superhero?
October see the 40th anniversary of the ‘birth’ of Captain Britain in Captain Britain Weekly, but what’s next for the Marvel hero? Last month, Marvel UK and Captain Britain fan Mark Roberts published a feature recounting news about a potential Captain… Read More ›
Rummages in the attic! Classic Marvel UK titles, Scream and other British comics up for sale
British comics collector Steven Holder dropped us a line at downthetubes to tell us he was “having a bit of a clear out” that we think will interest our readers, as it includes some fab Marvel UK goodies including… Read More ›
1980s Flashback: Marvel UK’s Secret Wars “Secret Artist” Investigated – and the artists revealed!
With Marvel’s new Secret Wars on sale now in all good comic shops, we thought we’d take the opportunity you back to 1985 – and Marvel UK’s reprint of the original Secret Wars comic, which included an originated two-page comedy strip… Read More ›
First Age Comics Top Ten Titles – 8th May 2015
Diamond has its top selling US comic lists, and so do the big London comic shops and many others. So here at downthetubes, we thought it high time we had our own Top Ten Comics chart documenting top sellers… Read More ›
British Comic Shop Releases (6th May 2015) – Bring Back the Secret Wars “Secret Artist”!
Here’s our guide to new comics and graphic on sale in British comic shops today (6th May 2015), complementing our monthly list of new British graphic novels and comic collections (May 2015 list here). The headline event on the… Read More ›
Making Sense of the new Secret Wars: Battleworld and the Marvel UK Superheroes
Mark Roberts has been documenting the histories and current fates of many Marvel UK characters, from Captain Britain and Death’s Head to Motormouth and the Gene Dogs, for many years on his excellent blog, It Came From Darkmoor. But… Read More ›