Watch: DC Publishers Panel video

By Alex Wiggan This weekend annual comic book convention, WonderCon 2018 took place at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. The event was attended by various guests, including actors, writers, producers and artists. During the course of the event, DC Entertainment held a special Publishers Panel streamed live to fans worldwide. The panel was hosted by DC’s big cheese, Jim Lee … Continue reading

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Review: Transformers Vs Visionaries issue #2

By Alex Wiggan Last month, the first issue of Transformers Vs Visionaries arrived. The comic hit shelves, sold out pretty quickly and re-introduced ’80s cartoon/toy line, Visionaries: Knights of the Magical Light to a new generation. Gorgeous to look at, the comic boasted excellent art, alongside a shocking final page which sent ripples around Transformers fandom. So pretty good, right? … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #96: Comic books 101 – A guide to buying, reading and collecting

By Alex Wiggan Last week, I took things back to basics with a special Honcho Round-up on comic book shops. The post – ‘Comic book shops 101 – A guide to your local store’ – offered up an easily digestible rundown of key questions that comic store newcomers might have. Today, I am back with another guide, this time focusing … Continue reading

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Transformers Vs Visionaries issue #1 gets second printing

By Alex Wiggan IDW’s new comic book, Transformers Vs Visionaries issue #1 has sold out. According to Bleeding Cool, the comic – which hit shelves on Wednesday – has sold out at the distributor and will now go to second printing. The comic will be released (or re-released) on January 31st, alongside the 2nd issue of the six-part Transformers Vs … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #86: 2017

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! Well, 2017 is drawing to a close and that means there are only a few more posts still to come this year. Boo. However, with 2018 just around the corner that means a whole heap of new posts are on the horizon. Yay! But before we get to that, I must first wrap up the … Continue reading

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Dick Tracy heads to Archie

By Alex Wiggan Iconic comic book character, Dick Tracy is returning to comic books. The character, who has appeared in cartoons, serials and a live-action movie, will make his next appearance in the pages of Archie Comics. According to Heat Vision, the comic will launch April 2018, with stories written by Alex Segura & Michael Moreci and art from Thomas … Continue reading

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The DCEU to undergo a creative ‘shake-up’

By Alex Wiggan Warner Bros. is to restructure its DC Extended Universe (DCEU) following the less-than-stellar response to Justice League. According to Variety, the studio is planning a “shake-up” after a lukewarm reaction to the tent pole film. As part of this change, producer Jon Berg will step down from overseeing the comic book films. A replacement for Berg is … Continue reading

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So… what are the 20 movies that Marvel Studios has “on the docket”?

By Alex Wiggan Earlier today, I posted news (via Vanity Fair) that the Marvel Cinematic Universe is to reach an end point of sorts, with the 22nd entry, the as-yet-untitled Avengers 4. I also noted that this won’t be the end for the MCU, because according to Marvel Studios’ head honcho, Kevin Feige, “we’ve got another 20 movies on the … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #71: Titan’s DC & TV-related comics (II)

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! This edition of The Honcho Round-up is part two of a special two-part focus on UK comics. The first part looked at Panini’s Collector’s Edition comics, while this edition of The Honcho Round-up looks at Titan’s offering. As mentioned in the previous Round-up, the comics published by both Panini and Titan have been cropping up … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #70: Panini’s ‘Collector’s Edition’ comics (I)

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! Comic book reading can be a costly affair and with prices averaging between £3-£4 per issue, whether it’s physical copies or digital editions, keeping track of your favourite characters can quickly turn into a financial burden. Here in the UK we do have a more cost-effective solution to comic book buying, so long as you … Continue reading

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