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Many comic stores around the world have various signings from top creators encompassing small, indie or mainstream. Christian Ward used to frequent the Nostalgia and Comics store in Birmingham, UK during his university days. Under the aegis of Image Comics, Christian’s career as an artist has been on the rise over the past few years. Having worked on The Infinite Vacation with Nick Spencer (Morning Glories), he resigned from his job as a teacher to not only draw but also co write alongside Matt Fraction on Ody-c.
The book has gained acclaimed from critics and fans for a unique “gender bent” version take on Homer’s Odyssey set in space. It’s another successful Image book for the artist, and he continues to push boundaries as a comic creator. Now based in London, Christian returned to his former stomping ground to promote the first trade and the recent issue »
- Neil Patel
This October Marvel is set to celebrate legendary artist Jack Kirby’s Monster legacy with a series of Kirby Monster Variant covers across a selection of its monthly titles. Here’s an early look at the covers for Amazing Spider-Man #2, Doctor Strange #1, Guardians of the Galaxy #1 and Karnak #1…
“Before helping to create the Marvel Universe we all know and love, Kirby lent his genius to creating all manner of creatures for titles like Tales to Astonish, Journey Into Mystery, Strange Tales and more,” says Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso. “We’re beyond thrilled to celebrate him and bring these characters back to the fore this October for the Kirby Monster Variant program.”
Here’s the full list of titles set for Monster Variants…
· A-Force #5 The Crawling Creature Variant by Marguerite Sauvage
· All-New, All-Different Point One #1 Nezarr, the Calculator Variant by Paul Pope
· All-New Hawkeye »
- Gary Collinson
Thought you knew Black Bolt? Think again! This April, the silent Inhuman king rises from the ashes. Prepare for Uncanny Inhumans #0 – the epic prelude to a brand new ongoing series from the chart-topping Death of Wolverine creative team of Charles Soule (Inhuman, She-Hulk) and Steve McNiven (Civil War, Old Man Logan).
The stoic Inhuman king, able to level mountains with a whisper has struck out on his own – seemingly leaving his Queen and his very race to fend for themselves. But is that the whole story? Now, follow his adventures as he embarks on a new mission. A lone wolf and a king without a throne, Black Bolts endeavors will send him on a direct collision course with one of the Avengers’ greatest foes – Kang the Conqueror! With the mastery of time at his very fingertips, Kang will bend the entire 20,000 years of Inhuman history to his own vile ends. »
- Phil Wheat
The Doctor Who Comics Panel will include:-
Writer Cavan Scott (Doctor Who: Ninth Doctor comics series) Writer Al Ewing (Doctor Who: Eleventh Doctor comics series) Rachael Smith (Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor humour strip) Colin Bell (Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor humour strip) Mark Ellerby (Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor humour strip) Doctor Who comics editor Andrew James
Also Titan Comics senior editor Steve White will reveal exclusive secrets from this year’s Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Doctor comic story lines and show never-before-seen art and concept designs. Plus, go behind-the-scenes of the brand new Ninth Doctor mini series!
There are more guests to be confirmed as the days go on to.
Every person who attends »
Now is your chance to see some of the most popular artists in the industry provide their own spin on that magnificent mallard! "Response to the announcement of the new Howard the Duck series has been staggering," says Marvel Svp Sales & Marketing David Gabriel. "There were so many talented artists eager to take a quack at drawing a Howard cover we couldn’t resist building an entire variant month around him. This April is going to be Wtd certified!" Today, Marvel is excited to reveal the following Wtd Variants by some of Marvel’s greatest cover artists: All-New Hawkeye #2 - Wtd Variant Cover by Francesco Francavilla Amazing Spider-Man #17 - Wtd Variant Cover by W. Scott Forbes Rocket Raccoon #10 - Wtd Variant Cover by Rob Guillory Uncanny Inhumans #0 - Wtd Variant Cover by Christian Ward Look for these additional Wtd Variants to grace the covers of these exciting Marvel comics »
To celebrate the upcoming release of the new ongoing series Howard the Duck, Marvel has designed April as What The Duck?! month, offering up a series of Howard the Duck variant covers for 20 of its titles, and here’s a first look at four of them in All-New Hawkeye #2 (by Francesco Francavilla), Amazing Spider-Man #17 (by W. Scott Forbes), Rocket Raccoon #10 (by Rob Guillory) and Uncanny Inhumans #0 (by Christian Ward)…
“Response to the announcement of the new Howard the Duck series has been staggering,” says Marvel Svp Sales & Marketing David Gabriel. “There were so many talented artists eager to take a quack at drawing a Howard cover we couldn’t resist building an entire variant month around him. This April is going to be Wtd certified!”
Howard the Duck #1 is set for release in March.
- Gary Collinson
6 items from 2015
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