Review of the Year Part 1
ComicScene hit the newsstands of the U.K. at WHSmith and and McColls. In its pages Chris Hallam remembered Stan Lee and John Freeman from DownTheTubes look forward to 2019.
Richard Bruton gave us the best Christmas Comics and John McShane took a look at that Old Fake News with comics in the firing line! Ian Wheeler previewed the 13th Doctor comics and Karl Stock remembered StarLord. It was 40 years of Starblazer and Colin Noble took a look at the series – little did we know the title wouldn’t reapppear on the shelves before the end of the year.
The final instalment of Star Wars hits the cinemas this week and Mark Newbold took a look at 40 years of Star Wars Weekly.
Barrie Tomlinson gave us the contents of his Perfect Christmas Annual and Phil’s Comics took a look at Vintage Comic Annuals. Stephen Jewell took a look at the new Rivers of London, Peter Cannon Thunderbolt and Klaus and the Flying Snowman.
Joel Meadows has a chat with Brian Michael Bendis on his new Superman. Our Superman coverage also included 40 years of Superman the Movie with Sean Egan and an Interview with Dave Gibbons on From The Man Who Has Everything.
Joel Meadows took a look at Fight Club with Chuck Palahniuk, Aquaman and Spider-man:Into The Spider-verse.
We took a closer look at the comic 24 Panels, Hellstorm, Comichaus and Pat Mills looked at how to get into comics today.
The issue was rounded off by the Best Indie Comics of 2018 including (deep breath) Apollo, Away, Bastard Galaxia, Captain Cosmic, Deadendia, Death Sentence Liberty Girl, Eternal, Fearscape, Follow Me In, Gateway City, Rolled A One, Mandy the Monster Hunter, On A Sunbeam, Kingdom, Killtopia, The Needle Man, Retrograde Orbit, Bawdy Tales of Lazlo Cale, The Edge Off, Pirate Fun, The Great North Wood, The Times I knew I was Gay, Trujillo/L1ma, Wolf, Red Rocket Comic and Think When You Draw.
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