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Thursday, March 30, 2017

This week from Panini UK...

Out now from Panini UK are the latest issues of Marvel Legends and Astonishing Spider-Man, both bearing the new style corner box. Here's the info...

Marvel Legends Vol. 3 #9. On sale 30th March 2017.
76 Action-Packed pages featuring Marvel’s ‘Big 3’ – Iron Man, Captain America and Thor! £3.99!
Cap is Back! Steve Rogers, the original Captain America, wields the shield once more in a hard-hitting new series that will blow your mind!
Also, Tony Stark is missing and War Machine is going to do whatever it takes to find his friend! Not only that, but who is Riri Williams and how is her destiny tied in with Iron Man?!! 
Plus: Watch out Thor, Bodolf the Black is the strongest Viking there is! 
By Brian Michael Bendis, David Marquez, Nick Spencer, Daniel Acuña, Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman and Rafa Garres!
Includes material reprinted from Free Comic Book Day: Captain America: Steve Rogers, Captain America: Steve Rogers #1, Invincible Iron Man Vol. 8 #9, and Thor #7!

Astonishing Spider-Man Vol.6 #17. On sale 30th March 2017. 
76 pages of Astounding Action-Packed Arachnid-Adventure! Only £3.99!
‘Before Dead No More’ continues! Prowler encounters the all-new Electro! Who is she and what is her connection to mysterious Man in the Red Suit?!! Whatever the answers you can bet they are gonna spell trouble for the Amazing Spider-Man!
Also: Her name is Itsy Bitsy and she is gonna be Spidey and Deadpool’s worst nightmare!
Plus: Spider-Man and Silk aren’t necessarily pals right now, but they’ve got no choice but to work together when they accidentally travel back in time to just before they got their spider-powers! Now, they have to get along while stopping a threat to the timeline... without accidentally wiping out their own powers!
By Dan Slott, R B Silva, Joe Kelly, Ed McGuinness, Robbie Thompson and Todd Nauck.
Includes material reprinted from Amazing Spider-Man #17, Spider-Man/Deadpool #9 and Amazing Spider-Man/Silk: The Spider(Fly) Effect #1.

Also out now, at £3.99, is a new magazine from Panini for girls; Disney's Elena of Avalor No.1...
Meet Elena, the new Crown Princess of Avalor! This brand new magazine follows the story of Disney’s Elena of Avalor.

Having saved her kingdom from an enchanted sorceress, teenage princess Elena now rules! With the help of her sister Isabel, her grandparents, young wizard-in-training Mateo, a trio of magical, winged jacquins, and an ultra-positive Spirit Fox named Zuzo, this Princess-in-Charge will do her best to rule with bravery, compassion and grace. Each magical issue includes a colourful adventure and lots of sticker activities, a fantastic competition plus a pull out poster and craft make. Start collecting each issue so you can help Elena on her journey to become queen of Avalor!

Issue Number: 1
Price: £3.99
Covermounted Gift: Fabulous Free Tiara and Clip on Earrings, plus over 70 activity stickers.
Competition Info: Fantastic competition, see magazine for details.

On sale: Thursday 30th March – 26th April


Charlie Horse 47 said...

Hello Sir!

Hoping you can help me out! I'm a fan from the other side of the pond, here in Chicago. I've always had a profound love of the UK annuals, whether Fleetway or D.C. Thompson. I have some Scottish blood in the family tree: my great grandmother, from Dundee, around 1915. Due to that sole UK / Scottish connection (as far as I know) we used to be gifted the D.C. Thompson annuals in the 1960s and 1970s. My siblings and I loved them! Who couldn't help loving Beano, Dandy, Dennis, Sparky, Beezer, etc.???

I've carried on the tradition and my kids, as well as nieces and nephews, love them too!

My question is is there original art from these books available? Is so, how do I find it? I checked eBay UK and found nothing, under obvious searches like "Beano original art" or "D.C. Thompson Original Art." Does it exist? (It wasn't destroyed?) If so, how would I search for it?

Thanks much! And have a great day!

Lew Stringer said...

There's no P in D.C. Thomson so that might help, but I doubt you'll find any. I'm afraid Thomsons are strict about holding onto their artwork and it's extremely rare to see any up for sale. It's all under lock and key up in Scotland.

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