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The art is by longtime fan-favourite illustrator Lee Sullivan, one of the best and most acclaimed artists to contribute to the franchise. From "Doctor Who: Liberation of the Daleks", Doctor Who Magazine/Panini How do you review six pages of comics, even if it's Doctor Who? Well, it's as good as you're going to get without any real[...]
Doctor Who Magazine Gets Big-Time Advance Publicity Again
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[...]
Batman: Tales of the Dark Knight #1 featuring Sean Gordon Murphy's Batman: White Night from Panini UK and DC Comics.
This week has seen Panini, the European comic book publisher and licensor, put out a new Batman comic book, Batman: Tales Of The Dark Knight, with the first issue reprinting the first chapter of Sean Gordon Murphy's Batman: White Knight as well as Peter Tomasi, Jaime Mendoza and Doug Mahnke's Mythology from Detective Comics #994. Although[...]
Dak Prescott
Back in May, Panini discovered that some of the autographed cards by Atlanta Falcons first round pick Takkarist McKinley weren't signed by him And now Beckett Grading Services, who values trading cards, is refusing to verify the signature of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott The company is accusing Prescott of using a machine to sign[...]
James Bond: Vargr To Go International
The six part series by Warren Ellis and Jason Masters will now go global and in different languages. France's Delcourt will publish 007's first comic book adventures in over 20 years in all French speaking territories. Italy's Panini Group has been granted rights to: Italy (including Italian speaking Switzerland, San Marino, Vatican City), Spain, Andorra, Mexico, Spanish speaking South and Latin[...]
10 Pages Of Milo Manara's Caravaggio, And His Address To The Maestro
This is what Milo Manara had to put drawing more pictures of Spider-Woman with her bum up in the air on hold for… Caravaggio. To be published across Europe next week. We have ten pages from the French edition, interspersed with the English translation of Milo Manara's letter to Caravaggio,courtesy of Eurocomics USA Invasion from the special deluxe Italian  Artist Edition of "Caravaggio:[...]
The Mickey, Donald And Charlie Hebdo Cover That Got Scrapped
Topolino is the popular Disney comic magazine published in Italy by Panini, under license The above cover was promoted as one of solidarity with the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists, following in the steps of the likes of Spirou Magazine The cover was promoted on the publisher's Facebook page However, when the magazine hit the stands, it suddenly[...]
Panini's Highway To Hell Coming To The U.S. As Hellbound
Dark Horse is bringing Panini's Highway to Hell to America this coming September with Hellbound Victor Gischler (Angel & Faith), Davide Dileo, and Riccardo Burchielli (DMZ), will release a graphic novel version that promises to bring a whole new level of horror to English-speaking audiences Reminiscent of True Detective and From Hell, Hellbound follows the[...]
The Fantastic Four Conspiracy: Another Disappearing Galactus
Bleeding Cool has been covering the rumour that Marvel Comics has been ordered by its executives to downplay the Fantastic Four comic ahead of the upcoming movie. Whether it's sketch card artists or Mondo Poster makers, the FF and their related characters such as Galactus and the Skrulls are off limits to all sorts of folk. Well,[...]
Italy To Publish Portfolio Of Milo Manara's Marvel Work
Just to keep his hand in. Well, now Panini Comics Italia is doing a portfolio collecting ten of them at 44.5 x 29.5 cm (11.6 x 17.5 inches), only for certain comics shops that buy into their All-New Marvel NOW! promotional incentive. Cover price? $87 plus shupping from Italy… if you can find them.         [...]
Desperately Seeking Comics At London Book Fair 2014
Marvel UK/Panini, Knockabout, Cinebook, Humanoids and further work from Fantagraphics. But you could find comics in all sorts of places Such as a single book on a stand from Soaring Penguin Press… … that nevertheless had garnered considerable foreign rights attention, Pat Mills editing a new war comics anthology. I saw the[...]
Strike Action Threatens Disney Italy Handing Mickey Mouse Over To Panini
When Disney bought Marvel, there was much speculation that the Italian comic market, one of the few in which Disney actually published comic books themselves, may see Disney publishing more titles and pulling the licences from Panini, who had the Marvel rights. Instead, what occurred was mostly masterful inaction Until this week… When the opposite of[...]
Paul Chadwick Draws New Concrete Covers For Italy
Panini Comics Italy are commissioning Paul Chadwick to draw brand new covers for the new Italian editions of Concrete. Concrete is a particular favourite pleasure of mine Now, if only they can persuade Paul to create a couple of new Concrete stories for them, which they can then translate into English… Panini Comics Italy are commissioning[...]
Diamond Drops Marvel UK Titles
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
Epicenter Comics, A New San Diego Company, To Publish Sergio Bonelli Comic Magic Wind
Bonelli is represented internationally by Panini. Previously his work had been published by Dark Horse and IDW, with covers by Dave Gibbons, Mike Mignola, Art Adams and Ashley Wood. The first book they'll be publishing is Magico Vento, or Magic Wind Its creator and writer, Gianfranco Manfredi told a Bleeding cool source; "The publisher is Epicenter Comics (San[...]
Become A Marvel Intern… In The UK?
Would you like to work for Marvel? Worried that living in the UK makes for a rather laborious commute and they probably won't cover your expenses? Well, Panini is looking for a UK intern to help in their Marvel Graphic Novel department. The online application can be found here… It's not quite working in the bullpens of Manhattan[...]
Marvel, Panini And The Christmas Revelry  Facebook Post
Okay, this is quite funny. Bleeding Cool has previously reported on the European comic book situation regarding the licensing of Marvel titles. Panini has a Europe-wide licensing agreement but the purchase of Marvel by Disney made some fear that this may challenge this deal. Especially in Italy, a country in which Disney still has a strong publishing presence[...]
Glénat Sells Glénat SPAIN In A Management Buyout
The Spanish branch of one of the bigger French comics publishers, Glénat, has been bought out by its management, led by Felix Navarro and Joan Sabaté (pictured). Initially, Glénat decided to sell the branch to Panini, but the Spanish board was against the move  and so intervened themselves The move has just been announced at[...]
The Typos That Bind
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 Fresh every day, delivered in time for breakfast, you can always rely on us for your regular  "Collen Doran", a "Kity[...]
Panini Lose Rights To DC Comics In France
Panini is a monster of a worldwide comics publisher, publishing Marvel titles in almost all territories, and DC rights in a number  as well. Well, it appears that Panini will be losing the rights to publishing DC and Vertigo comics in France, one of the biggest and certainly the most prestigious comics markets in the world. It's[...]
Now It's Time For The Brazilian Batman Potty Mouth
We're all aware of the infamous Batman Pottymouth incident that got worldwide coverage, mocked on late night talk shows and cost editor Bob Schreck his job. Well a scene reminiscent of that has been playing out in Brazil this month, courtesy of publisher Panini. A Batman reprint comic is burning through the Grant Morrison issues of Batman[...]
3/11: The Graphic Novel – The Madrid bombings in strip form
And Pilar Manjon, whose son died in the attacks, has written the prologue. The comic was launched in Barcelona, after receiving initially negative coverage by the Madrid media, but the publishers Panini hope to revisit Madrid one the book has been critically establised elsewhere in Spain. The events of 11th September 2001 have inspired a number[...]