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REmake/REmodel Captain Future

New picks for the recent Remake/Remodel. Instructions as follows: CAPTAIN FUTURE. This from JESS NEVINS’ Pulp Encyclopaedia: “Captain Future’s adventures take place in the far-distant future of 1990. Roger Newton, his wife Elaine, and their best friend Simon Wright leave Earth for the Moon, where they establish an advanced laboratory. In this lab they create […]

Remake/Remodel: Namor The Sub Mariner

Si Spurrier’s instructions: We’re going to do something a bit different here. Rather than taking an idea or golden-age character and reinventing them as a Modern! Day! Super! Hero!, we’re going to take an ages-old superhero, throw away 90% of the background, and get Conceptual. This is important, pay attention: “Namor the Sub-Mariner: the child […]

REmake/REmodel: Judge Dredd – Guest Starring Al Ewing

Si Spurrier’s instructions: “Dredd is an American law enforcement officer in Mega City One: a violent city of the future where uniformed Judges combine the powers of police, judge, jury and executioner. Dredd and his fellow Judges are empowered to arrest, sentence and even execute criminals on the spot. He was created by writer John […]

Remake/Remodel: Lorna Drake

Si Spurrier (who has a new comic out today, The X-Club #1 from Marvel) gave his Remake/Remodel instructions out last week: LORNA DRAKE Bunty was a British comics anthology for girls published by D. C. Thomson & Co. from 1958 to 2001. It consisted of a collection of many small strips, typically the stories themselves […]

Remake/Remodel: Fantomah

Si Spurrier writes; This episode’s crop of Remake/Remodel favourites. Instructions went as follows: “Fantomah is a mysterious godlike being who protects the jungles of Africa. She has vast magical power, to the point of being practically omnipotent, and can transform herself into a frightening blue phantom/skeleton creature as well as a floating skull with blonde […]

Remake/Remodel: Six Gun Gorilla

Si Spurrier’s instructions: Six-Gun Gorilla was the star of several short Wild West stories in Wizard during the late 30’s. Let’s hear from that inestimable Prince of Pulp Jess Nevins for more, as nicked from his forthcoming Encyclopaedia of Pulp Heroes: “Six-Gun Gorilla is O’Neil, a gorilla. In Colorado he is sold to Bart Masters, […]

Remake/Remodel: Little Nemo In Slumberland

Si Spurrier’s instructions: LITTLE NEMO Little Nemo was quite simply one of the Best Things Ever. Quite apart from being an early explorer of the narrative medium, the amount of sheer invention, humour and creepiness pumped into it by Winsor McCay means it’s still a rollicking read today. And it’s fucking beautiful to look at. […]

Whitechapel Challenge – Redesigning Jenny Greenteeth

The “Remake/Remodel” challenge, founded by Warren Ellis, gives artists of all abilities the opportunity to show-off what they can do in the midst of the vast community at Whitechapel. It’s quite simply the best, and certainly the best-read, of its kind. Every week participants are given the name of a character – often Golden-Age heroes […]

Whitechapel Challenge: Spurt Hammond

The “Remake/Remodel” challenge, founded by Warren Ellis, gives artists of all abilities the opportunity to show-off what they can do in the midst of the vast community at Whitechapel. It’s quite simply the best, and certainly the best-read, of its kind. Every week participants are given the name of a character – often Golden-Age heroes […]

Whitechapel Challenge: Redesigning The Red Bee

The “Remake/Remodel” challenge, founded by Warren Ellis, gives artists of all abilities the opportunity to show-off what they can do in the midst of the vast community at Whitechapel. It’s quite simply the best, and certainly the best-read, of its kind. Every week participants are given the name of a character – often Golden-Age heroes […]

The Whitechapel Challenge – Redesigning The Crimson Clown

The “Remake/Remodel” challenge, founded by Warren Ellis, gives artists of all abilities the opportunity to show-off what they can do in the midst of the vast community at Whitechapel. It’s quite simply the best, and certainly the best-read, of its kind. Every week participants are given the name of a character – often Golden-Age heroes […]

The Whitechapel Challenge – Redesigning Faust

The “Remake/Remodel” challenge, founded by Warren Ellis, gives artists of all abilities the opportunity to show-off what they can do in the midst of the vast community at Whitechapel. It’s quite simply the best, and certainly the best-read, of its kind. Every week participants are given the name of a character – often Golden-Age heroes […]

The Whitechapel Challenge – Redesigning SeKhmet

The “Remake/Remodel” challenge, founded by Warren Ellis, gives artists of all abilities the opportunity to show-off what they can do in the midst of the vast community at Whitechapel. It’s quite simply the best, and certainly the best-read, of its kind. Every week participants are given the name of a character – often Golden-Age heroes […]