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My Search For A Lost British Girl’s Comic Series – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh (UPDATE)

Adi Tantimedh writes, There’s a lot of admirable scholarship on the history of British comics that’s been done, but still not enough of British Girl’s comics. Back in the Sixties all the way to the Eighties, weekly girls’ comics were …

Titan Comics’ Doctor Who Comics Not Available In Print In The UK

It does seem a little ridiculous. A British publisher, employing British creators, licensing a British TV show from a British broadcaster cannot sell the comics in Britain. I’ve just had that confirmed to me by BBC Worldwide after being given …

Things To Do In The Midlands This Week If You Like Comics. And Other Things.

Olly MacNamee writes, The MCM Midlands Comic Con returns to the International Centre in Telford this coming weekend, Saturday 15th February 2014, and as well as popular returning guest Hannah Spearrit (Primeval, S Club 7) the big draw no doubt …

TMNT, Samurai Jack, Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Dexter’s Laboratory And Regular Show Comics Banned From The UK

This again. Sigh. It emerges that, despite being successfully distributed and sold for months in the UK, recent lines of licensed comics have, apparently, only been licensed for North American distribution. And everyone kinda forgot. Until now. British retailers have …

Agents Of SHIELD To Return To UK Screens In March, Exact Date TBC

Channel 4 have made it official, announcing that Agents of SHIELD will return to UK screens in March. When in March? They can’t confirm just yet. SHIELD will be returning to Channel 4 most likely in March (exact date tbc). …

Comic Book Boxing Day Sales Around The World (UPDATE)

It’s December 26th! Boxing Day! A day when all the folk who live upstairs in Downton Abbey box up presents and leftovers for those downstairs and the general poor in the area. Or, nowadays, an excuse to run a post-Christmas …

Stan Lee’s Last Trip To Europe – The London Film And Comic Con

The London Film And Comic Con, though longer running, has played second fiddle to the MCM London Expo. It’s more of a meet-and-greet-someone-off-the-telly-or-a-film-you-liked-as-a-kid kind of show, but Mike Conroy has, of late, upped the caliber of the comic book guests. …

How Can We Get Kieron Gillen To Write Transformers?

Spencer Ellsworth writes; If you love Kieron Gillen (if you don’t, shame on you), you may have noticed his fondness for the Robots in Disguise, specifically the UK comic of the 1980s. In Iron Man and S.W.O.R.D. Gillen has brought …

IDW Delays For The UK This Week, Maxximized

Diamond Comic Distributors have told UK stores that their IDW comic due this week may be a week late. The comics include; Maxx: Maxximized #1 TMNT: Classics Vol 7 TPB GI Joe: Special Missions #9 Star Trek #27 X-Files: Season …

Netflix UK Really Want Me To Tell You They’ll Have The Breaking Bad Finale Up In Hours Of Going To Air In The USA

Like the headline says. Netflix really want me to tell you they’ll have the Breaking Bad finale up in hours of going to air in the USA. How badly? They sent me a toy, a mug, a t-shirt…

The Marvel Comics Britain Won’t Be Getting Tomorrow…

Sorry folks, expect a week’s delay on these if you’re in the land of Downton Abbey, Jaffa Cakes and jelly babies as I am… UNCANNY AVENGERS #12 A PLUS X #12 SCARLET SPIDER #22 PUNISHER TRIAL OF PUNISHER #1 (OF …

UK To Receive Severe Allocation On My Little Pony #1 Comic

UPDATE: May not just be the UK… You know how we said IDW had printed over 100,000 copies of My Little Pony #1? It seems they may have missed out a few thousand for whatever reason. Diamond Comic Distributors has …

Not All Your DC Comics Will Be Coming To The UK This Week

Blame Thanksgiving. Blame Canada. Blame the new Jaffa Cake-flavoured doughnuts in Greggs (seriously). But a few DC comics won’t be making their way to British comic stores this week, delayed until the week after. They are Blue Beetle #14, The …

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 …

Daredevil’s End Of Days (UPDATE)

UPDATE: Last minute update! Looks like that the Brits ARE now getting Daredevil End Of Days… just not the variant issues. Still delayed on the new issues of Age Of Apocalypse, Avengers Academy and Road To Oz though… If you’re …

Black Kiss 2 Now Also Banned In Canada

Bleeding Cool has comprehensively covered how Diamond UK have decided not to distribute Black Kiss 2 in the UK after its first issue, over fears of actions by HM Customs that would delay all the comics being distributed in this …

So Why Was Black Kiss 2 Banned In The UK Anyway? (SPOILERS)

As of this week, Black Kiss 2, Howard Chaykin’s sequel to his sexually explicit comic book of the eighties, is banned in the UK. But why? And how come issue 1 was allowed in after a brief UK Customs-based delay? …

Diamond Comics Bans Black Kiss 2 In Britain Permanently For Fear Of Customs

Bleeding Cool first told you that Black Kiss 2 #1 by Howard Chaykin was going to be more sexually explicit than many had previously thought, then that it  had been held by UK Customs, while Diamond UK negotiated a release …