15th Jul2021

eBuying Comics: Week 60

by Ian Wells

This week I will be taking an indepth look at two items I will soon be listing for sale. Both listings play into the topic of speculation, but in very different ways. I will look at what makes these comics desirable from a comics point of view and any movie tie-ins. Then I will break […]

14th Jul2021

Wolverine Wednesday #45

by Ian Wells

Wolverine #13 Writer: Benjamin Percy | Artist: Scot Eaton | Inker: Oren Junior | Colourist: Matthew Wilson | Letters: Cory Petit The Hellfire Gala comes to the pages of Wolverine… and it’s not an easy read! Since X-Men relaunched under the guidance of Hickman I have been trying to stay in touch with all the […]

10th Jun2021

eBuying Comics: Week 59

by Ian Wells

This week I have very fortunately been given access to the Golden Age level membership for zapkapowcomics.com which I reviewed in Week 55. Also I have a brief interview with Steve of Zapkapow Comics as well. First I have to make an amendment to the last review. I now know how to add/remove single issues […]

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10th May2021

A Memoriam In Four Colours: John Paul Leon

by Ian Wells

This past weekend we lost a well loved and well-respected member of the comics community. John Paul Leon has pulled his chair up to the great drawing board in the sky. Taken way too young at the age of 49 after a battle with cancer. As always with these memoriam pieces I do the out […]

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19th Feb2021

Kaiju return in Marvel’s ‘The Trials of Ultraman’

by Phil Wheat

Following his hit Marvel Comics debut, The Rise of Ultraman, Ultraman’s incredible saga will continue next month in a brand-new series. The Trials of Ultraman will see the return of writers Kyle Higgins and Mat Groom and artist Francesco Manna as they dive even deeper into the fascinating Ultraman mythos. The new installment will pick […]

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23rd Dec2020

Marvel anounce ‘Black Knight: Curse of the Ebony Blade’

by Phil Wheat

Following January’s King in Black: Black Knight, acclaimed writer Simon Spurrier (X-Men Legacy, X-Force) will continue to pen the legend of the Black Knight in a brand-new series. Launching in March, Black Knight: Curse of the Ebony Blade will further expand the fascinating mythology behind the cursed hero and introduce his adventures to a new […]

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23rd Dec2020

Marvel reveal Brett Booth key art for ‘King in Black’

by Phil Wheat

One of the most highly anticipated conflicts in Marvel Comics history arrived earlier this month as Knull, the King in Black and Dark Lord of the symbiotes, descended upon Earth in superstar creative duo Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman’s King in Black #1! But he did not arrive unopposed. As Knull and his legion of […]

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22nd Dec2020

Marvel announce ‘The Trials of Ultraman’

by Phil Wheat

Earlier this year, Marvel Comics collaborated with Tsuburaya Productions to bring readers The Rise of Ultraman, a new comic series that introduced the pop culture icon to new fans and delighted longtime Ultraman enthusiasts. Following this soaring debut, the Ultraman saga will continue this March in The Trials of Ultraman. The all-star team behind The […]

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18th Dec2020

Marvel announce 5-issue ‘Beta Ray Bill’ limited series

by Phil Wheat

Beta Ray Bill recently made a thunderous appearance in the pages of Donny Cates and Nic Klein’s epic run on Thor. Now, the former Mjolnir wielder will get a brand-new limited series written and drawn by superstar creator Daniel Warren Johnson (Wonder-Woman: Dead Earth, Murder Falcon, Extremity). Beta Ray Bill will begin a new saga […]

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16th Dec2020

A Memoriam In Four Colours: Richard Corben

by Ian Wells

At the end of last week  we received the news that another highly influential artist pulled up a seat at the great drawing desk in the sky. On the 2nd December Richard Corben passed away at the age of  80. Another talent gone too soon. I had to take a bit of time to put […]

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22nd Sep2020

eBuying Comics: Week 43

by Ian Wells

This week I have an interview with Ryan of Only Comics Fans. It is a site I can personally vouch for after using it very recently. It came across my Instagram timline and like all comic related things I clicked it. I’ll be honest a lot of this clicking ends in disspointment but this time […]

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21st Aug2020

Marvel announce ‘Aliens Omnibus: Volume 1’

by Phil Wheat

Following the debut of the landmark film in 1979, the groundbreaking Alien franchise took the comic book world by storm with thrilling comic book series that both featured classic characters from the films and explored never-before-seen corners of the Alien universe. The classic comic book tales set in the iconic—and terrifying—world of the Alien franchise […]

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20th Aug2020

Preview: ‘Eternals #1’ from Kieron Gillen & Esad Ribic

by Phil Wheat

The Eternals are back! From the thought-provoking minds of Kieron Gillen (The Wicked + The Divine, Uncanny X-Men, Thor) and Esad Ribić (Secret Wars, King Thor) comes a brand new vision of Jack Kirby’s classic Marvel creation in Eternals #1. Says Gillen: I said if I was ever to do a book again at Marvel, […]

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20th Aug2020

Marvel’s ‘Power Pack’ are back… this November!

by Phil Wheat

Marvel’s original team of young super heroes are back! The previously announced Power Pack series, written by Ryan North (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl) with art by Nico Leon (Hulk, Ms. Marvel), will go on sale this November. It’s been ages since Katie, Julie, Jack and Alex Power have fought side by side as a family, […]

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18th Aug2020

See Wolverine’s wildest adventures in ‘Wolverine: Black, White and Blood’

by Phil Wheat

LOGAN. PATCH. WEAPON X. WOLVERINE. The mysterious mutant has gone by many names and lived many different lives. Now, experience him unleashed in his most ferocious stories ever crafted. Beginning in November, Wolverine: Black, White and Blood will feature Wolverine’s wildest adventures. New tales of the best there is all packed together in unadulterated black […]

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15th Aug2020

Kitty Pryde returns in ‘Marauders #12’

by Phil Wheat

Just when all hope seemed lost, a beloved X-Man returned to life in this week’s poignant issue of Marauders. That’s right, Kate Pryde is back and ready to lead her seafaring team of X-Men once more as they rescue mutants on the high seas. Written by Gerry Duggan with art by Matteo Lolli, Marauders has […]

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13th Aug2020

Preview: Marvel Comics’ The Rise of Ultraman #1

by Phil Wheat

Ultraman’s incredible legacy expands next month when Marvel Comics and Tsuburaya Productions team up for The Rise of Ultraman #1, a comic series reimagining the fabled beginnings of this iconic hero. Crafted by an all-star cast of talent including writers Kyle Higgins (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) and Mat Groom (Self/Made) and artists Francesco Manna (Avengers, […]

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12th Aug2020

Preview: Venom #28 (Marvel Comics)

by Kat Wheat

“Venom Beyond,” the latest mind-melting story in Donny Cates’ acclaimed run on Venom continues in September with Venom #28! With incredible art by Juan Gedeon, “Venom Beyond” finds Eddie Brock and his son, Dylan, trying to find their way in a dangerous new world. This monumental story is packed with monstrous new threats, mysterious new […]

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29th Jun2020

A Memoriam In Four Colours: Joe Sinnott

by Ian Wells

Late last week we lost one of the greats, a creator of great importance and influence. On 25th June legendary inker Joe Sinnott passed away. I didn’t feel my understanding of the complexities of an inkers work were enough to give the man a proper send off. But Joe’s work was such an integral part […]

16th Jun2020

A Memoriam In Four Colours: Denny O’Neil

by Ian Wells

At the end of last week we lost another of industry legend. Denny O’Neil passed away on June 11th of natural causes. He leaves behind in comics quite the legacy. Denny had a three decade spanning career that took in writing and editor duties at both DC and Marvel, as well as making stops at […]

14th May2020

A Memoriam In Four Colours: Marty Pasko

by Ian Wells

This past weekend Martin Joseph Pasko took a seat at the great writing desk above the clouds. Known to everyone as Marty he was one of comics good guys. Marty had time for everyone and everyone had time for Marty. He was a regular on the con circuit. Whether on panels or at his table […]

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20th Nov2019

Wolverine Wednesday #30

by Ian Wells

Dead Man Logan #12 Writer: Ed Brisson | Artist: Mike Henderson | Colourist: Nolan Woodard | Letters: Cory Petit So this is it. The end of the line for Old Man Logan. A character who has been around for some years now in one incarnation or another. when he came into the main Marvel universe […]

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