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Birmingham Comics Festival: A Con With Passion and Heart

By Olly MacNamee First and foremost, let me make it clear that I make no apologies for the ‘love letter’ I am about to write as a thinly veiled review of Birmingham’s Comic Festival I recently previewed for BC. But, indie cons like these, when done well, put you the fan at the centre and […]

Age Of Ultron Vs Marvel Zombies Is… An Ongoing?

Not a mini-series. Not to be done away with at the end of the Secret Wars event. Age Of Ultron Vs. Marvel Zombies is a new ongoing series  James Robinson and Steve Pugh, announced by Marvel PR through EW. Ongoing. Expect this to run and run…. It’s a choose-your-own apocoalypse scenario: Do you prefer your doom to […]

TRIPWIRE: Alex Ross, Jim Krueger And Steve Pugh: Paradise Lost

Before Bleeding Cool, there was TRIPWIRE magazine. In 2012, it celebrates its 20th anniversary and so it’s crowd funding at Unbound ( to get a lavish hardcover edition published to commemorate this as well as doing a regular paperback through Diamond Distributors. And this week’s regular delve into its archive,  is our feature on Marvel’s […]

A1 To Relaunch Digitally, This Week (UPDATE)

UPDATE: Here’s the cover, Sometime this week, I don’t know where, I don’t know when, Dave Elliott will relaunch A1. For the fourth (I think) time. Originally spinning out of Dave’s time at Quality Communications working on Warrior, he and Garry Leach created Atomeka, to publish A1, containing the creator owned work of Alan Moore, […]

Antarctic Steampunk Girls Become Summer Girls – And More Ch-Ch-Changes

Has the bloom come off the copper-plated rose, where steampunk is concerned? I only ask because the trademark-baiting Antarctic Press’ Victorian Secret: Girls of Steampunk #1 has suddenly been retitled Victorian Secret: Girls of Summer #1. Which has a totally different vibe… and certainly less of those long flowing dresses. The backup story in Action […]

Steve Pugh Back On Animal Man At DC Comics

When Steve Pugh drew Animal Man in the nineties,written by Jamie Delano, it was some of the best work of his life. Page after page with ink and paint piled up in a topographical fashion, creating rich, layered characters and experiences. It must have taken every second Steve Pugh had, and may have driven him […]