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SCOOP: New Marvel British Superhero Team Comic Launches In Empyre

SCOOP: New Marvel Brexit British Superhero Team Comic Launches In Empyre

It's a good week for comic book scoops on Bleeding Cool. More to come too. But this one will be closest to my heart. Bleeding Cool understands a new comic monthly comic from Marvel will star classic Invaders character Union Jack, alongside one hero from each of the main countries in the United Kingdon, England, […]

Private Eye Magazine Presents a Real-Life Brexit Fantasy

Today's Private Eye Magazine is a day late, courtesy of the Nazis. But their cover is a treat, creating a fantasy novel-style cover to celebrate Britain's exit from the European Union, Brexit, and parodying the milk-and-honey promises of the Prime Minister, underlying racist rhetoric and issues over fishing rights. All in one go. Private Eye […]


“Pennyworth” is More than a Batman Prequel – It’s a Fever Dream of Sixties London

"Pennyworth": The Brexit Drama We Deserve – But Never Saw Coming [OPINION]

Hurrah! The craziest British drama on TV has been renewed! EPIX's Pennyworth will return next year with a new season! Pennyworth is really a Batman prequel in name only. It appears to be about the story of Alfred Pennyworth in the 1960s long before he became the Wayne family butler. It appears to be about […]


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Doctor Doom Does Brexit in New Marvel Comic

Man, Doctor Doom takes the powers of the Silver Surfer and destroys much of the world? Nothing. Turns everyone in the word into his mind-slave? Invades Earth with slaves from a parallel Earth? Nada. constantly invading other countries, just a slap on his tin wrist. But you bomb one itty bitty moon base and satellite […]

The Incredible Hulk Comes to the British Supreme Court

From outside the Supreme Court of Great Britain today, where the court is deciding whether or not the proroguing of Parliament is legal or not. The case will take three days, but that doesn't stop protestors from lining up outside as I was cycling by. Now whether or not Prime Minister Boris Johnson can prorogue […]



How Much do American Comics Cost in Britain Today Because of Brexit?

How Much do American Comics Cost in Britain Today Because of Brexit?

So yes, British politics seems to be in a bit of a turmoil. I may have a better grasp of what's going on tonight but for now… how does all this affect the prices of comic books? In 2016. as a result of the collapse of pound sterling after the referendum vote, Diamond UK put […]

Brexit Party Offers Advice Over Increasing Prices in British Comic Shops

Before the Brexit referendum vote, a $4.99 US comic book cost around £3.60 to £3.75 in British comic book stores. After the referendum vote, that rocketed to the current £4.25 to £4.50 pricepoint though some places will offer discounts to regular members, and some places will cut their profit margins further. Bleeding Cool informed you […]

Brexit Sees Diamond UK Put Up Comic Book Prices

Brexit to Make Comics in Britain Even More Expensive

Diamond UK, the British wing of Diamond Comic Distributors, and the monopoly distributor to the direct market of comic book stores for Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse, IDW, Boom, Dynamite and many more comics every week, has had a hard time of it of late. The British pound continues to crash against the US dollar […]



SNL's Brexit Sketch Was Weirdest, Most Unexpected Thing They Ever Did

Near the end of NBC's Saturday Night Live (SNL) winter finale, we were treated to the last thing I ever expected them to do: a sketch about Brexit. This is unexpected. My first thought was, "Why would they do this?" Most Americans don't know or care about Brexit. They don't think Brexit would have any meaningful impact […]



Game Dev Collective TIGA Has Tips To Deal With Brexit

Brexit has been an unholy nightmare for over a year now, but gaming collective TIGA have put out a statement on how English game devs ought to affect how politicians should respond to the political morass that is the UK leaving the EU. While not the only games collective to discuss Brexit, TIGA has timed […]