Thursday, May 15, 2014
Comics in the news
Just a brief post today to highlight a few items on comics that were in the national news this week.
White Death, the 1998 graphic novel by Robbie Morrison and Charlie Adlard is set for a smart new reissue in August. The BBC News Scotland website recently interviewed the creators about the production of the book. A very interesting look behind the scenes of how a comic is put together:
The hugely successful Peppa Pig magazine for pre-school children was in the news on Tuesday. Its popularity has led to Disney to allow publisher Redan the license to package magazines featuring Mickey Mouse and Marvel Super-Heroes for the American market.
...and finally, on Monday, London's Leicester Square was inundated by 250 X-Men cosplayers in an attempt to achieve the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of X-Men characters in one place:
Thanks to Debbie Tate and Yel Zamor for the links.