11th Sep2021

Hero Collector unveils new ‘Deadpool’ collection

by Phil Wheat

Hero Collector have announced they are adding a new line to their Heavyweights range of 1:18 scale metal statuettes… Deadpool! The hand-painted models showcase Wade Wilson, a.k.a. Deadpool, in costumes and poses straight from the comics, all in full cast metal. Each highly-detailed figurine stands roughly 4-5 inches tall atop a weighted metal base, making […]

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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 […]

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02nd Jun2021

eBuying Comics: Week 58

by Ian Wells

This week I am going to talk about a subject that I have previously touched upon many times before. I felt it was a bout time I went more in depth on it, as I have some personal connection with it and so can go deep. Without further delay the subject in hand is the […]

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12th May2021

eBuying Comics: Week 57

by Ian Wells

Last weekend through a contact I made via an eBay purchase I was sent a PDF of the first edition of the Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide from 1970. I felt it was my duty to put it under the microscope. In doing so I took some inspiration from Ed Piskor and Jim Rugg on […]

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29th Apr2021

eBuying Comics: Week 56

by Ian Wells

Non essential shops are now back open as the opening up after the Covid-19 lockdowns ramps up. It has been a breath of fresh air seeing on social media all comic shops over the UK I have visited or want to visit in the future re-opening their doors. The positivity and suppport these shops and […]

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28th Aug2020

eBuying Comics: Week 41

by Ian Wells

Gotham City a cold winters night. A downtown plaza is where we find our subject. He is a man respected and feared in equal measure. A cold hearted professional. When taking a mission in Gotham it comes with the added mission of avoiding ‘The Bat.’ But he is more than up to the task which […]

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05th Feb2020

eBuying Comics: Week 36

by Ian Wells

This year the character with the longest name in comics, and one of the coolest alter egos in comics, turns thirty years old. I am of course talking about the time-travelling mutant bad-ass that is Nathan Christoper Charles Dayspring Summers aka Cable. Although he has also been known as Askani’son, Chosen One, Traveler and Soldier […]

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11th Sep2019

Wolverine Wednesday #28

by Ian Wells

Dead Man Logan #10 Writer: Ed Brisson | Artist: Mike Henderson |  Colourist: Nolan Woodard | Letters: Cory Petit After a couple of issues of scene setting for Logan’s return to The Wastelands we get an action heavy issue. This is a smart move by Brisson as it gets the metaphorical adrenaline pumping in reading […]

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18th May2019

It’s hero vs. villains in Marvel’s ‘Acts of Evil’

by Phil Wheat

Last month, Marvel announced the debut of Acts of Evil – where Marvel’s most iconic heroes meet their match against some of Marvel’s most vicious villains! From Ms. Marvel to Venom, epic encounters will ensue as the companies greatest heroes battle against enemies they have never faced before – leading to an outcome that no […]

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10th Aug2018

eBuying Comics: Week 1

by Ian Wells

Welcome to a new weekly column where I will chronicle the ups and downs of being a comic collector using eBay to buy and sell. Things didn’t get off the greatest of starts. When I went to list my first item for sale I got an ‘Access Denied’ message! I want to start by talking […]

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02nd Jul2018

Opinionated: Deadpool – Shaken, Not Stirred

by Nathan Favel

It’s been a while since we’ve had some-thing like Deadpool, that being an equalizer, of sorts. From Bugs Bunny to Austin Powers to Garry Shandling and so on and so forth, our modern society has always relied upon at least one person, fictional or actual, to provide a cathartic, critical look at the world we […]

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08th Feb2018

Who’s Deadpool? YOU Are Deadpool..!

by Phil Wheat

The fourth wall has been broken – by you, because this May, YOU can be Deadpool! The merc with the mouth is your guide as he takes you on a fantastic ride that doubles as a role playing adventure in this new five-part weekly miniseries where adventure… danger… and the future… all rests in YOUR […]

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20th Jul2017

Nerd Buy: SDCC ’17 Exclusive ‘Deadpool Duck’

by Phil Wheat

Debuting as an exclusive at this years San Diego Comic-Com, check out this awesome LEGO minifigure of Deadpool Duck – the recent addition to Marvel Comics’ Deadpool pantheon, along with Lady Deadpool, Dogpool, Gwenpool and Zombie Headpool. Only available today and Saturday (Fri and Sun feature another exclusive minifigure of DC’s Vixen from Legends of […]

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19th Jul2017

First look at ‘Deadpool v. Old Man Logan #1’

by Phil Wheat

This fall, katanas and claws will clash when two of Marvel’s deadliest heroes come together, in a clash you can only imagine! Superstar writer Declan Shalvey (Deadpool, Moon Knight) and fan-favorite artist Mike Henderson (Secret Wars: Battleworld) team up to bring you a regenerative, cranky old X-Man and a regenerative, wacky Merc with the Mouth…in […]

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12th Jun2017

‘Deadpool #31’ Review

by Dan Clark

Written by Gerry Duggan | Art by Matteo Lolli | Published by Marvel Comics Way back when Steve Rogers was killed at the end of Civil War (Spoiler!) Marvel used that moment to showcase just how important of a character he was to the universe. They took the time to show just how many characters […]

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13th Apr2017

Deadpool to kill the Marvel Universe… Again!

by Phil Wheat

You read that title right, once is never enough and the Merc With a Mouth is back to cut a bloody swath through the Marvel Universe’s greatest heroes. It’s one of the best-selling Marvel collections of all time, and this July it’s back for another go around. Reuniting the original creative team that started it […]

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02nd Mar2017

First look at Marvel’s ‘Deadpool: Bad Blood’ graphic novel

by Phil Wheat

This May, Rob Liefeld returns to Marvel alongside fan-favorite creators Chris Sims and Chad Bowers (X-Men ’92) for an explosive adventure so big, it needed its own Original Graphic Novel to tell it… and here’s your first look at the highly anticipated Deadpool: Bad Blood OGN which will be available on May 17th. Shooting, stabbing […]

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03rd Feb2017

FIrst look at ‘Deadpool #28’

by Kat Wheat

Here’s your first look at Deadpool #28, the first chapter of ‘Til Death Do Us… Writer Gerry Duggan continues his sweeping Deadpool saga alongside artist Salva Espin for the first chapter in a blistering 6-issue crossover with Spider-Man/Deadpool and Deadpool & the Mercs for Money. There’s something amiss with Deadpool’s marital bliss! And a domestic […]

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04th Jan2017

First Look: Deadpool vs The Punisher #1

by Phil Wheat

Two Marvel mainstays will clash in a barrage of bullets and blades as one humorless anti-hero is about to go head-to-head with one odorous super-zero! Oh yeah, we’re talking about Deadpool vs. The Punisher #1; a brand-new 5-issue limited series coming your way this April from creators Fred Van Lente (Slapstick, Deadpool) and Pere Perez […]

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14th Dec2016

Watch Now: The final Marvel Funko short – Chimichangas!

by Phil Wheat

Marvel and Funko have collaborated to create the first-ever Funko animated shorts. Three shorts in total and each one is ninety seconds in length and feature some of Marvel’s most popular Super Heroes and Villains, including Spider-Man, Iron Man, Loki, Rocket, Groot, the Collector, Deadpool, and Venom. We’ve already had the first short: Spellbound, which […]

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01st Dec2016

First Look: Deadpool the Duck #1

by Phil Wheat

What do you get when you take one cynical anthropomorphic duck named Howard and cross it with the smelliest (and most annoying) mercenary in the Marvel Universe? Deadpool the Duck #1 that’s what! Coming to comic shops and digital devices everywhere on Janurary 4th, its high-stakes avian antics as two of Marvel’s most beloved, and […]

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14th Oct2016

Flogging a dead[pool] horse? Introducing Deadpool the Duck!

by Phil Wheat

What do you get when you take one cynical anthropomorphic duck (named Howard) and cross it with the smelliest (and most annoying) mercenary in the Marvel Universe? Deadpool the Duck! Launching this coming Janurary, its high-stakes avian antics as two of Marvel’s most beloved, and crass, heroes merge for an all-new series brought to you […]

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