Comic Book Folk React To… Waking Up to an Elected Boris Johnson, Prime Minister

That was the General Election that was. Boris Johnson has been returned as Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Conservative government has their biggest majority since Margaret Thatcher. For those on the left looking for a crumb of comfort it is that, with such a majority, Johnson won't need to pander to […]

Welcome To Weird Britain – What The UK General Election Might Mean

So how did we get here? David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom promised the country a referendum on membership of the European Union, in order to placate Conservative Party voters who were switching to UKIP, whose one main policy was to leave the EU. Cameron supported Remain. Remain lost. Leave won. In the […]

Marvel Blames Comics Market Sales Slump On Election Angst

David Gabriel, Marvel's Senior Vice President – Sales and Marketing, has been having some pretty frank conversations over at the Marvel Retailer Summit. One element which was very frank indeed was when Gabriel discussed the sales slump in the comics market in general. Gabriel says, "There was just a big shift in the entire industry, […]

Marvel Shows Off Langdon Foss Concept Art for Vote Loki 2016 At C2E2

 Shown off by Marvel at the Diamond Retailer Breakfast ahead of C2E2 this morning, the comic book publisher is indeed entering the Presidential Election of 2016, with the Prince Of Life himself, Loki.We'd seen the Tradd Moore cover, but the Langdon Foss art was new. Could this be the next Loki cosplay craze to catch on? […]

People React To… The British General Election Results

So, the Conservatives have won the UK election, scraping a full majority of elected MPs in the House of Commons. Labour's vote collapsed in Scotland, the Liberal Democrat vote collapsed everywhere, the SNP decidupled their seats in Parliament, and while UKIP made an impact on the vote, they never got enough concentrated in enough spots […]

People Wake Up To… The British General Election

In Britain, the General Election is underway. Everyone gets to vote on for a local Member of Parliament, and then whichever party can form a majority of MPs gets to form the government. Except with the latest polls giving Labour and Conservative parties 34.1% each and the vote not concentrated enough thanks to the efforts […]

Shaky Kane Rocks The British Election Ahead Of Free Comic Book Day

It's not just Free Comic Book Day that is giving away comics this week. Because Britain has an election this coming Thursday. The General Election. I'll be voting when the polling station doors open, literally opposite my house. I'll be staying up into the wee hours waiting for Portillo moments. And I'll be reading comic […]

Spawn #225 Gives You The Election You Actually Wanted (SPOILERS)

Yes I know Spawn has a reputation for being a late comic, but this was originally timed to come out on the day after the Presidential Election. The votes may not have been counted, there could have been a legal challenges, and right in the middle of it would have landed the 20th Anniversary edition of […]

That Presidential Debate In Comic Creator Tweets

In this day and age how is there such a thing as a voter who hasn't made up their fucking mind — Bryan Lee O'Malley (@radiomaru) October 4, 2012   Ann Romney and Michelle Obama just air kissed… This debate just got so hot. — Joe Kelly (@JoeKellyMOA) October 4, 2012   In deference to […]

Celebrating The Career Of Paul Ryan. In Comics.

Yesterday, it was announced that Mitt Romney had chosen US Representative Paul Ryan to be his running mate for the 2012 Presidential Elections for the United States Of America. Which instantly destroyed any chance of Paul Ryan, comic book artist, for being found on Google. This is an attempt to try and right that wrong, […]