The Gem Awards are run by Diamond Comic Distributors in the States, working with comic book speciality retailers and recognised across the industry. It’s not just comic book retailers that are in the running – the Gem Awards looks at toy manufacturers and game makers. 2014 Diamond Gem Award Suppliers of the Year 2014 Comic […]
Do you think there’s been a lot of superhero movies and TV shows this year? Dave Columbus took a host of data and transported it all into one mighty infographic. Up to date as of July 2014, the visual shows how individual superheroes moved from comic books to live action. Which has been your favourite […]
Spider-Woman’s not changed her costume in a while and after the drama around the Milo Manara alternative cover which had the wall-crawling superhero in a rather awkward pose it feels like a change is long overdue. As it happens this is an issue discussed in today’s interview with David Reddick. Now USA Today as an […]
Saturday the 2nd of May will be the 2015 Free Comic Book Day. Anyone popping into a participating comic book shop. Come April the FCBD store locator will update to show which shops are taking part this time around. This year, Free Comic Book Day gave away 4.7 million comic books and over 1,000,000 people […]
The Star Wars #1 PREVIEWS exclusive limited variant edition will be an interesting one. I think the clue is in the name! This will be a Toy Fair edition and limited to just 10,000 copies. Diamond and Hasbro have used Star Wars Black action figures to create a tableau with Darth Vader in audience with […]
Did you enjoy the latest James Bond movie, Skyfall? If you’re a comic fan but still to go then perhaps this set of clever art from Bill Walko will encourage you. The gallery is on deviant art and cleverly matches Marvel heroes (their civilian identities at least) with Bond girl roles from the classic films. […]
It was back in August of 2011 that we covered news of Margaret Weis Productions landing the Marvel RPG license. At the time we were told there would be some 16 books in total, the first coming out in February as the basic game. It’s now February and Margaret Weis Productions are as good as […]
Just in case you missed it this weekend – we’ve now got our eyes on the juicy juicy Thor trailer. As with so many hero movies we’re picking a big story for Thor. At least, though, this is one that fits very well with the mythos. That’s right; Thor without his hammer. So, what do […]
Apparently there are people out there who don’t think Idris Elba (Ultraviolet, The Wire) should be playing the Norse God Heimdall in Kenneth Brannagh’s adaptation of Marvel Comic’s Thor.
Rorschach and Deadpool! A Nut and a Fool!