In 1993, the Spanish artist Carlos Pacheco was recruited by Marvel UK to draw the four-issue limited series written by Dan Abnett, Dark Guard, a team book made up of characters from the emerging Marvel UK universe. They were made up of Death's Head II from the Death's Head II series, Albion from Knights Of Pendragon,[...]
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Doctor Who Magazine, originally published by Marvel UK under Dez Skinn, and now by Panini who bought Marvel UK out decades ago, has been covering the BBC television show Doctor Who, and its many spinoffs, under a BBC license since 1979 when it was Doctor Who Weekly before going monthly in 1980 It contains feature[...]
Tim Quinn & Dicky Howett, two names that are resonant with anyone who bought Marvel UK reprint coimic books in the seventies and eighties, especially for Earth 33 1/3, The Fantastic 400 and Doctor Who? cartoon strips that parodies Marvel Comics and Doctor Who characters that ran in the Marvel UK reprint comic books themselves[...]
Does that mean the value of his previous appearances will rise? It depends – do Marvel have big plans to revive Death's Head, put him in Guardians Of The Galaxy, make his the centrepiece for their next cosmic event? Or is it a trademark move now that Dark Horse are publishing Death Head? Only time[...]
Here, from a scene showing a series of Doctor Who villains and characters from the past is… … Abslom Daak. Created by the writer Steve Moore, who died earlier this year, and Preacher artist Steve Dillon, Abslom Daak first appeared in a strip in Doctor Who Weekly, published by Marvel UK And he was an absolute revelation for[...]
Courtesy of the Starlogged blog at the London Film And Comic Con earlier this month, with the team talking about the current Revolutionary War event at Marvel comics, reviving the old Marvel UK characters of the nineties. An undefined period of time has passed since the original sub-universe and MyS-TECH have been defeated. In a parallel[...]
There is no cloth or leather used in these parts, but rather texturing added in ZBrush Most-Read Comic Stories Monday: First Art: Death's Head II And Marvel UK's Return In January Steve Wacker tweeted this image over the weekend, saying "A very small peek at something that is really, really, actually happening…Revolutionary War starts in January. Speculator Corner –[...]
But there's also what seems to be MI5's Pete Wisdom sporting his energy blades as Wolverine claws, and Marvel UK's Dark Angel sticking in With what appears to be a Union flag in the background With the title "Revolutionary War", could we be seeing a UK Vs UK event in the Marvel Universe? As previously announced[...]
From last week's Guardian of The Galaxy letters pages, a tease and a hint.
My first superhero comic book I remember buying was a copy of the Fantastic Four weekly in the early eighties, reprinting Lee and Kirby Fantastic Four in black and white, published by Marvel UK and sold at my local newsagent It would be another eight years until I would discover the existence of a comic[...]
You can only go to so many panels at San Diego Comic Con. I've already written how I was the only comics reporter to cover new of the Uglies manga,
So we're glad to see that Marvel UK is having the same problem. I don't think it's gone to print yet Still time to fix it, you Panini pixies. If not, just try and persuade people that this is the English spelling And at least you are consistent. Bleeding Cool does a fine line in typos[...]
But he's also done a number of traditional superhero books along the way. And of late, he's been drawing eight page stories for Marvel UK newstands kids comics, Spectacular Spider-Man and Marvel Heroes. And he's posted a few panel and cover examples on Facebook, telling people he's going to miss working on these stories. Bleeding Cool recently ran[...]
Phill Hall used to be the News editor for Comics International before launching the PDF comics magazine Borderline before abandoning comics altogether.