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Britain’s Best Comic Con Returns to Manchester!

Manchester Comic Con is back and this year it will be on July 21! The con will feature special guests from anime, sports, TV, publishers and more. The con will also have games, retailers, and a cosplay masquerade! Best of [...]

July 5, 2012 Reviews

Kapow Comic Convention 2012 Line-Up Revealed!

The anticipation for next month’s Kapow Comic Convention 2012 continues to build today, with the London-based event releasing a glimpse of its jam-packed schedule for the weekend of May 19th and 20th. Promising a heavy editorial presence from Marvel, DC [...]

April 14, 2012 Reviews
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No More Heroes Writer Gordon Mclean Talks The Pirate Push

While comic book piracy is a growing concern for major publishers, it was probably the last thing on Gordon Mclean’s mind when he self-published the first issue of his debut comic book No More Heroes in the UK a few [...]

March 25, 2012 Reviews
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Mark Millar Wants You To Name Supercrooks’ Villain

Mark Millar and Leinil Francis Yu’s Supercrooks hit the stands this week, and while Millar has been busy with co-plotter and director of the planned movie adaption Nacho Vigalondo in promoting the title with inspired viral videos, the creative team are [...]

March 25, 2012 Reviews

2011 A Geek Review – Bumper Edition pt 2

….we return to the action already happening, welcome to the stage our assembled players! The Cast The Geek of Oz Marc Tylor Nobleman All Star Comics in Melbourne Ed Allen Brien from Virgil’s All Night Diner Stacey from Word of [...]

December 23, 2011 Reviews
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Comic Booked: Creating Tomorrow’s Geeks, Today!

At times, in the pursuit of geek journalism, there comes a moment when we have to take a step back and take time to look at the bigger picture.  Sure, Comic Booked is always here to bring you the latest [...]

September 16, 2011 Reviews

So… Just who IS the new Ultimate Spider-Man?

So unless you’ve been living under a rock in a cave on the moon of late, you may have heard that the Ultimate Universe’s Peter Parker died in Ultimate Spider-Man #160. Furthermore, a new Spider-Man will be making his debut [...]

July 28, 2011 Features, Reviews

Glasgow Comic Con and Festival: Comic Booked’s Highlights

It’s a little known fact, but outside of New York and London, Glasgow has the third biggest community of comic book professionals. At least, that’s what the organisers of Glasgow Comic Con are telling me and when they’ve gone to [...]

June 9, 2011 Reviews
Kapow!: Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Con

Kapow!: Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Con

It’s been a few days now since the end of the inaugural Kapow! Comic Con, and on reflection I think most would agree the event was a success. It brought together major UK and US comic book talent, a Marvel [...]

April 13, 2011 Features, Reviews

Kapow! Comic Con – The Stan Lee Awards Results!

One of the final events of day one of Kapow! Comic Con was the inaugural Stan Lee Awards. With nominations selected by a panel that included Seth Rogen and Damon Lindelof and voted for buy the comic book buying public [...]

April 10, 2011 Reviews

Kapow! Comic Con: Jonathan Ross’ Fans Vs Pro Gameshow

The very first event of the very first Kapow! Comic Con was always going to play a part in setting the tone for the weekend, and to its credit the Fans Vs Pros Quiz did just that and then some. [...]

April 9, 2011 Reviews
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Kapow! Comic Con – Ten Reasons To Get Excited

We’re a few days away from the start of the inaugural (and recently sold out) Kapow! Comic Con, and with the lid on the final line-up for the event being lifted, what better time to take a look and see [...]

April 6, 2011 Reviews

Preview: Bendis and Maleev’s Moon Knight #1

Comic Booked HQ has just recieved the following sneak peak of the first issue from the forthcoming Moon Knight relaunch! Relocating the man once known as the Fist of Khonshu from New York to Los Angeles, Brian Michael Bendis and [...]

April 6, 2011 Reviews

Skullkickers Volume 1: Brutally Funny, Brutally Brutal

In a medium where you can’t throw an elbow for smacking a superhero in the face, it’s always refreshing when a new creation cuts a swathe through the flights and tights brigade and makes itself known. In its first brawny [...]

March 8, 2011 Reviews
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Kapow! Announces Comic Creator Charity Lunch!

With less than five weeks to go, Kapow! Comic Con keeps piling on the great reasons to go, and this latest announcement is no exception. For £300 (all of which goes to charity) six lucky fans will have the chance [...]

March 8, 2011 Reviews