Illuminations: DC Bombshells, X-Files, Doctor Who, Welcome Back and more!

Illuminations 2015 06 - Welcome Back

The sixth edition of Illuminations for 2015 is now online and available to download for FREE!

Among the many titles debuting in August, we have highlighted thirty-seven books including all of the new series from DC, Marvel, IDW, Image and Dark Horse. Find out more about DC Bombshells, the new series originating from DC’s popular statues line, or season eleven of The X-Files, which begins with Mulder framed as public enemy number one and it’s up to Scully and their friends to clear his name! Titan launches the anticipated ‘Four Doctors’ Doctor Who crossover and Kieron Gillen returns to the world of Phonogram for Image Comics. Continue reading

Illuminations: Blacklist, Lando, Civil War, Arkham Knight: Genesis, ACE Comics Awards and more!

Illuminations 2015 05: The Blacklist

The lastest edition of our webzine, Illuminations, is now live and available to download for FREE!

This July you can look forward to a whole host of new titles including The Blacklist, Star Wars: Lando, Arkham Knight: Genesis, We Stand On Guard, Star Trek / Green Lantern, Mercury Heat, Civil War and a whole host more. You will find information on a total of 48 new books in Illuminations! Continue reading

ACE Comics Awards 2015 – Vote and you could win too!

ACE Comics Awards

2015 sees the first official ACE Comics Awards, celebrating the comic industry’s output from the previous year. We have selected ten categories featuring a shortlist of eight nominees in each, with the opportunity for voters to add their own suggestion if they prefer. The winners of the ACE Comics Awards will all receive our coveted ‘no-prize’, the ACE Comics Paper Crown!

Voters can also be winners with the ACE Comics Awards, as everyone who votes will have their details entered into a prize-draw to win one of three fantastic 6-Issue Subscriptions! That’s six free comics dropping through your letterbox on a regular basis!

Voting is open until midnight on 30 June 2015. The ACE Comics Awards winners and prize-draw winners will be announced shortly after this.

The categories to vote in are…

  • Best Series of 2014
  • Best New Series of 2014
  • Best Limited Series of 2014
  • Best All-Ages Series of 2014
  • Best Original Graphic Novel of 2014
  • Best Character of 2014
  • Best Writer of 2014
  • Best Artist of 2014
  • Best Cover Artist of 2014
  • Best Publisher of 2014

To see the nominees and vote visit!

Illuminations: Starfire, Thors, Tales Of Honor, Archie Relaunched, Biff’s Bit and more!

Illuminations 2015 04: Starfire

April’s edition of our free webzine, Illuminations, which happens to be our biggest ever, is now live!

As we look to June’s big new series and one-shots, the standout titles include Starfire, Thors, Tales Of Honor, Archie, Starve, Black Hammer, Tank Girl, Constantine: The Hellblazer and Harley Quinn And Power Girl. There’s information on all of these titles and a further 65 books! Continue reading

Illuminations: Scarlett Couture, 41 Convergence Books, Archie v Predator, Biff’s Bit and more!

Illuminations 2015 02: Scarlett Couture

Hot on the heels of the first issue, the second Illuminations of 2015 is now live!

This month the webzine is HUGE featuring information on more than forty (!!) ‘Convergence’ titles from DC, as well as another forty-eight regular books across all five big-hitters (Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse, IDW) and the independents. Continue reading

Illuminations: Howard The Duck, DC’s Convergence, Jem, Biff’s Bit and more!

Illuminations 2015 01 - Howard The Duck

New year, new Illuminations, new comics, new graphic novels, new Biff’s Bit!

Our free webzine returns in 2015 for it’s fourth year since relaunch, highlighting all of the essential new series, one-shots and graphic novels you can’t afford to miss this March!

Featured titles include Howard The Duck, Jem And The Holograms, Batman: Arkham Knight, All-New Hawkeye, DC’s Convergence and Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor! Continue reading

January is Number One’s Month

Number Ones Month

January is Number One’s Month at ACE Comics!

Between 17th and 31st January 2015, we will be giving away FREE #1 Editions from a number of selected recent hit comic series, including Amazing Spider-Man, Angela: Asgard’s Assassin, Doctor Who 10th and 11th, Death Of Wolverine and Spider-Woman. The number ones will be offered instore only* to customers at ACE Comics Colchester and Southend, as well as in Red Hot Comics in Glasgow. You will be able to pick up a free #1 for every £10 you spend in store – so if you’re planning a big shop, you could be walking out with a haul of free #1 comics!

Number Ones Month Promo

* While stocks last. Limited to five per customer. Terms and conditions apply.