panini Archives

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