Meet Captain Midlands, Birmingham Iron Man, Solihull Thor, Coventry Hulk and Ward End Black Widow... together, they are The West Midlands Avengers!
Memories of gone-but-not-forgotten St Theresa's Social Club in Perry Barr, once a focal point of the North Birmingham's Irish community
A list of English-language translations of classic Métal Hurlant comic strips that are currently in print or available digitally
Silver Age Superhero Comics were made by tough, no-nonsense guys who could throw a punch and hit a deadline. This is their story.
A harrowing tale of kidnapping and comics. Contains cheap humour.
I've contributed an essay about the film Blade Runner to a new book called The Cyberpunk Nexus: Exploring the Blade Runner Universe
The weirdest job I ever had: ‘I get messages from the Holy Spirit, and the Holy Spirit tells me that you’ll make a perfect Editorial and Research Manager’
Some comics are defined as ‘classics’, while others are regarded as innovative titles years ahead of their time. Then there’s Métal Hurlant, possibly the most influential comic ever published...
A brief Springsteen anecdote.
To celebrate the return of Marvel's Daredevil to Netflix, here's a timely look at comics that have poked fun at everyone’s favourite visually-impaired vigilante.
“May this Christmas be better than it was before. Better… stronger… happier.”
Tall tale from the 1990's of how a broken down car in Birmingham's Queensway tunnel brought a once-great city to it's knees. Features cheap jokes and some last-minute innuendo.