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Dan Dare flies off with Gold Digital Radio award Dan Dare flies off with Gold Digital Radio award

Pilot of the Future Dan Dare is flying high with a Gold prize at the New York Festivals Radio Program and Promotions Awards. How’s that for a big finish?

The Unstoppable Wasp is Coming Back! The Unstoppable Wasp is Coming Back!

One of the best Marvel comics of 2017 was The Unstoppable Wasp by writer Jeremy Whitley and artist Elsa Charrieter (and later Veronica Fish and Ro Stein). It was fun and energetic, telling the story of Nadia, Hank Pym’s daughter from his first wife (the wife who had been kidnapped by Russian spies, so she was…

Former DC Editor Valerie D'Orazio Details Her History of Sexual Harassment and the Toxic Workplace Former DC Editor Valerie D'Orazio Details Her History of Sexual Harassment and the Toxic Workplace

Valerie D’Orazio worked at DC Comics from 2000 to 2004, first as a Creative Services Coordinator and then as an Assistant Editor, editing books such as Aquaman, Batman: Black and White, and JLA. After leaving DC, she has talked about how much of a toxic environment it was and how she was sexually harassed, but more…

Picking up a frozen hero Picking up a frozen hero

Is it just me or does a classic sequence from The Avengers issue 4 have a resemblance to a scene in Avengers: Infinity War? Just swapping submarines for spaceships and floating frozen Cap for a floating frosty Thor and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes for erotically sensitive Guardians.

Happy Birthday Starlord Happy Birthday Starlord

Forty years and one week ago, an amazing science fiction themed comic landed on newsagent counters. It had some compelling features, some of which are still running today, crisp paper and jazzy painted artwork. This was Starlord.

Quick draw for Dredd-full art contest Quick draw for Dredd-full art contest

Rebellion’s 2000ad have launched an ongoing art contest centered around their long running pin-up feature. They might need to replace the sub-circuits on the editorial droids, but in the meantime they want art full of Dredd.

Comics that cracked 1,000 Comics that cracked 1,000

Comics reaching their thousandth issue might be more common than you think. You just need to look around the globe.

Avengers: No Surrender is the Perfect Story to End One Era and Begin Another Avengers: No Surrender is the Perfect Story to End One Era and Begin Another

Avengers: No Surrender is a sixteen-issue weekly storyline that goes from Avengers #675 to Avengers #690, combining all three separate Avengers teams (the main Avengers, the U.S. Avengers, and the Avengers United Squad or “Uncanny Avengers”) together, along with the writers of all three books (Mark Waid, Al Ewing, and…

Who are the real comic heroes? Who are the real comic heroes?

Yesterday on iO9, young James W got the shock of his life from a realistic Popeye figurine, a 3D toy cast somewhere between Frank Miller’s Marv and Robin William’s turn in the Altman movie.

Iconic Flash & Wonder Woman Writer/Artist William Messner-Loebs is Currently Homeless Iconic Flash & Wonder Woman Writer/Artist William Messner-Loebs is Currently Homeless

According to this news report, William Messner-Loebs is currently living out of his car. Loebs (who was also credited as Bill Loebs and Bill Messner-Loebs) was one of the more iconic creators who worked on both Wonder Woman (right after George Perez) and The Flash (right after the Crisis on Infinite Earths, where…

Here's A Great Article About Billy Graham, the First Black Artist on Luke Cage and Black Panther Here's A Great Article About Billy Graham, the First Black Artist on Luke Cage and Black Panther

Billy Graham wasn’t just the first black artist at Marvel. He was the only black artist at Marvel in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. And he just happened to have worked on both Luke Cage, Hero for Hire and on Don McGregor’s seminal run on Jungle Action featuring Black Panther. The New York Times has a great write-up…

Read Tom King and Clay Mann's Story for Action Comics #1000 Read Tom King and Clay Mann's Story for Action Comics #1000

DC Comics released Tom King and Clay Mann’s five page story for Action Comics #1000, “Of Tomorrow,” fully on their website. Please read it. It is incredibly beautiful and heartfelt and now I want an entire Superman book just done by Tom King and Clay Mann. This is the Superman I want to read all the time.

The Unbelievable Gwenpool Finale is All About the Incredible Power of Comic Books The Unbelievable Gwenpool Finale is All About the Incredible Power of Comic Books

The Unbelievable Gwenpool was an odd book when it was first announced and it continued to be an odd book when it came out. The initial inspiration for the book was a variant cover for Deadpool’s Secret Secret Wars #2, which depicted a female Deadpool wearing a hot pink and white costume lounging in a pool.

Which of Dredd's pals would you put on the silver screen? Which of Dredd's pals would you put on the silver screen?

Over on io9 in today’s Morning Spoilers there is an item quoting Duncan Jones, the director of Moon, Source Code, and Warcraft about the possibility of making a superhero movie. The Bowie boy blazes his Beckenham roots by declaring that he would be interested in filming some characters from 2000AD. Not Judge Dredd,…

I don't know about art, but ... I don't know about art, but ...

HELP! I need to tap into the wider hive mind if it is still there.

A House with a Mouse worth £40,000 A House with a Mouse worth £40,000

A house in the Hebrides has an infestation of mice, but they seem rather grateful according to The Sunday Post and other papers. Around 200 vintage copies of Mickey Mouse Weekly have been found at the home of renowned Gaelic scholar Dr John Lorne Campbell on the island of Canna.

Tom King and DC Announce Sanctuary, a Book About a Superhero Trauma and Crisis Center Tom King and DC Announce Sanctuary, a Book About a Superhero Trauma and Crisis Center

Today, DC streamed live a panel called “The Aftermath: Battle & Trauma in Comics,” where Tom King (Batman, Mister Miracle, The Vision) talked with other people about trauma and PTSD and then announced that he would be writing a book for DC called Sanctuary, which would be about a superhero trauma crisis center.

Hypothetical TV: Jack Kirby, the King of Comics Hypothetical TV: Jack Kirby, the King of Comics

Last year was Jack Kirby’s 100th birthday and we still don’t have the awesome biopic for him that we deserve. So I figured I could make one up — and instead of a simple biopic, it would be a biographical mini-series, going through different eras in Jack’s life.

Farewell to Jim Baikie - the man who gave Skizz life Farewell to Jim Baikie - the man who gave Skizz life

The Eisner award winning Scottish artist who drew Skizz passed away on December 29, aged 77. If you haven’t read Alan Moore’s mash-up of Boys from the Blackstuff and ET, go and find a copy. The Birmingham based tale of an alien stranded on Earth is a special comic.

"Old Photographs": The Strange Dichotomy of Doomsday Clock "Old Photographs": The Strange Dichotomy of Doomsday Clock

Doomsday Clock is a 2017-2018 comic book mini-series that will act not only as the culmination of the story arc introduced in DC Rebirth #1, but also as the sequel to the seminal classic Watchmen, written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Dave Gibbons in 1986. Doomsday Clock is written by Geoff Johns and illustrated by…

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