Super DC Bumper Book

Super DC was a forty-page monthly comic published by Top Sellers (AKA Thorpe & Porter) in the UK from June 1969 to July 1970. It reprinted American DC Comics strips alongside home-grown text features, puzzles, letters pages, etc. The strips were in black-and-white, culled from titles such as Action Comics, Detective Comics, Superboy, Superman's Pal … Continue reading Super DC Bumper Book


Marvelman #294

My (so far) only copy of Marvelman - issue #294. Most L. Miller comics didn’t have cover dates, but I know that issue #25 of Marvelman (the first one after he supplanted Captain Marvel) was dated 3 February 1954, and it was a weekly publication until #344, so assuming that there were no weeks missed, … Continue reading Marvelman #294

Desert Island Comics – Michael Carroll

(Originally published on Forbidden Planet International blog, September 8, 2012, edited by Richard Bruton.) The latest poor desert islander, marooned with just a single luxury and a set of their favourite 8 comics ever, is Michael Carroll. Michael’s the creator of the highly-acclaimed Quantum Prophecy series of young adult superhero novels, and the newest writer … Continue reading Desert Island Comics – Michael Carroll