Comic book festival and conventions are kicking off in the UK from October onwards, with MCM, Thought Bubble and The Lakes amongst the first.
It's Christmas! Well, almost. British comic book shops often operate at the whims of American comic book publishers, printers, distributors, shipping
Boris Johnson has confirmed that, as things now stand, British comic shops can open up again, as semi-normal, from June 15th, We'll see, eh?
Diamond UK will be distributing missing American comics to British comic book shops for sale on May 11th. Bleeding Cool has the scoop.
Normally, British comic book stores receive their weekly comic book delivery from the USA on Tuesdays, to be sold on Wednesdays. This week, I am told,
There is a new digital tax planned for companies operating in Britain but a) it is very small b) hasn't come in yet and c) that was two Chancellor of the Exchequers ago, and we don't know what the new UK Budget will say, But, with the coronavirus and Brexit, that may be a welcome change[...]
In April, U.K. murder mystery Rellik premieres on Cinemax with a premise that should be a little familiar to fans of Christopher Nolan's Memento (or Peter Falk's Columbo): the story begins at the end, and works its way backwards.
and U.K. "When Eleventh Hour Films drew my attention to this extraordinary piece of British and American history it pressed all my buttons and I think it will do the same for a wide audience." – Ahearne Rendlesham is inspired by a reportedly "true" UFO incident at a US air base close to the village of Rendlesham,[...]
And, in Britain, Batman #24 – first and second prints, with complete Catwoman proposal, due to unexplained distribution delays. But it's not just a one-off, it seems. British shops will also be getting a week delay on Aquaman #25, Superman #25 and Harley Quinn #22. Superman and Aquaman especially are anniversary issues for the titles, 40 pages long[...]
There are many things that early adopters have to eat when they pick up new technology. Retail prices before any cuts or discounts is one. However, it
The collapse of the pound sterling against the US dollar as a result of Great Britain's referendum result to leave the European Union, has today had its effect on the price of comic books. Diamond Comic Distributors has informed comic book stores that prices have increased as a result of changes in exchange rates, the first[...]
After batting away a question from Douglas Carswell MP who switched earlier this year from Cameron's Conservative Party to UKIP. After that, Oliver Downden MP asked Cameron, Oliver Downden: The triumphant Star Wars saga began life at Elstree Studios in my constituency, which continues to produce hits such as The Kings Speech and Suffragette. Speaker: Order! Order! The gentlemen[...]
I went to the British Political Cartoonist Of The Year Awards last night. I wasn't nominated (web cartoonists aren't - and that was the only reason,
Often pionoeered in other markets, it was the UK versions in English that took the fancy of US execs and saw the success of the likes of Deal Of No Deal, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, The Weakest Link, Pop Idol (becoming American Idol), Big Brother, Britain's Got Talent, The X-Factor, The Voice and[...]
Britain's Better With Mutants! X-Men Legacy Brings A Very British Solution To The M-Word Problem (Spoilers)
That's basically called Britain's Better With Mutants, echoing the seventies slogan Britain's Better Off With The Conservatives. And here it is, frame by frame. I've come over all patriotic… Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics, London Currently running the Cats & Cartoonists exhibition, to be followed by Dead Cats, an exhibition of Christian Ward's work. [...]