john totleben

Next Week… I’ll Be At London Super Comic Con. Will You?

It’s my gaff. My manor. My part of the world. The London Super Comic Con, the largest comic convention in the UK that’s dedicated to comic books, is happening next weekend at the ExCel Centre. Bob Layton once told me that he earned more money at that show than any other. It’s where the wallets […]

A New Miracleman #1 For Neil Gaiman And Mark Buckingham’s Golden Age

From the inside page of today’s Miracleman #16, published by Marvel Comics and reprinting and remastering the original issue by Alan Moore and John Totleben, concluding Moore’s run on the character he so effectively revived. Rereading it, it is as majestic as I remembered, and with a final moment that effectively (and intentionally) undermines everything […]

More Marvel Censorship In Miracleman #15

It is Black History Month. Marvel are currently republishing Miracleman, an eighties series definitely of its time. But history is being rewritten. With the infamously violent Miracleman #15, out today. And it still seems odd that Marvel can publish a Mature Readers comic book featuring extreme images of violence, labelled ‘Mature’ and sold in a […]

Yesterday’s Miracleman #14 Will Be Withdrawn And Reprinted? (UPDATE – NOPE)

It is one of the true classic scenes from Miracleman. Kid Miracleman, breaking out of the children’s home, taking vengeance on the kids who bullied his human self. It was swiped for an episode cliffhanger for Being Human. “You were kind to me. Everyone in the house wanted me dead except you. It’s a knotty […]

And Finally… The History Of The DC Universe, As It Was

Posted by Travis Ellison... this History Of The DC Universe image used to appear in the DC Comics lobby, outside the elevators. I think I briefly saw it once on an attempt to gatecrash the place during one NYCC several years ago. It’s gone now, replace by a New 52 panel instead, which will be […]

Creators Of Constantine To Receive No Payment For The TV Option

Steve Bissette, co-creator of the John Constantine character, states that;” As of this morning, it appears there will be NO payment to the Constantine creators for this series. This option apparently rolled out of the already-paid-for option for the CONSTANTINE movie in the 1990s. Thus, we’ll only see $$ waaaay down the road, it appears, […]