Illuminations: October’s new books in detail, Biff’s Bit and more

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You can see all of October’s hot new titles in the latest edition of Illuminations.

With over 70 (!) book featured, you’ll find information on titles such as IDW‘s Back To The Future by creator Bob Gale, DC‘s Batman And Robin: Eternal, Lara Croft‘s latest miniseries from Dark Horse and 28 debut All New All Different Marvel books.

Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas, Jack The Ripper, Return Of The Jedi and Warren EllisInjection are among the 16 (Graphic) Novel Ideas and Biff casts his eye over October’s releases in his ‘Bit’.

Finishing up with July’s Graphic Novel Top 20 Chart, you can hit the image below to open the pdf file for FREE, then read online or save it for later!

Visit our Illuminations page, for previous issues.

More New Subs: Batman And Robin, Doctor Who, Clean Room, Tomb Raider and Grumpy Cat!

Back To The Future

Aside from the oncoming Marvel comic assault this October, there are a number of other exciting series debuting.

The follow up to DC‘s smash hit series Batman: Eternal arrives from James Tynion IV, Scott Snyder and Tony S. Daniel, titled Batman And Robin: Eternal, while DC’s Vertigo imprint has a brand new psychological horror series called Clean Room by Gail Simone and 2000AD artist Jon Davis-Hunt. There are also a few tempting miniseries including IDW‘s Back To The Future, a brand new series filling in the gaps left by the movies written by screenwriter Bob Gale with help from staple IDW writers John Barber and Erik Burnham. You’ll find the latest five-part Lara Croft adventure, Lara Croft And The Frozen Omen, with Corinna Bechko at the helm, the five-issue Titan miniseries Doctor Who: The Eighth Doctor by George Mann and Emma Vieceli, focussing on the travels of Paul McGann‘s Timelord incarnation, and the first ever three-issue miniseries for Grumpy Cat, the internet sensation who has garnered 7.6 million Facebook fans and over 31 million YouTube views!

Don’t get stuck searching for these great books online once they’ve been released – preorder a subscription and guarantee your favourites!

All New Marvel Subs: Avengers, Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, Chewbacca and more…

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The long awaited Marvel relaunch is almost upon us, with the premiere publisher restarting all of their in-print titles from number one this October. Among the brand new series launching from issue one, you’ll find Amazing Spider-Man, Extraordinary X-Men, Astonishing Ant-Man, Doctor Strange, Blade, Avengers, Guardians Of The Galaxy and Uncanny Avengers!

We have our top recommendations available as 6-Issue Subscriptions listed below, along with Marvel’s wookiee oriented five-issue miniseries, Star Wars: Chewbacca, and the highly anticipated Captain America: White, the new miniseries from Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale (the acclaimed team behind Batman: The Long Halloween, Daredevil: Yellow and Spider-Man: Blue).

We’re predicting strong sales for All-New All-Different Marvel, so grab a subscription and guarantee ground-level entry on your favourite books for this comic October!

Illuminations: Iron Man, Danger Girl, Tokyo Ghost, Valiant Month and more!

Illuminations 2015 07 - Invincible Iron Man

The new edition of Illuminations, detailing everything expected this September, is now online.

Inside you’ll find forty-two new #1’s including Danger Girl: Renegade, Mirror’s Edge: Exordium, Tokyo Ghost, Doctor Who Tenth and Eleventh Year Two and the highly anticipated Invincible Iron Man, the first book in Marvel‘s All-New, All-Different reboot! Continue reading

ACE Awards 2015 winners revealed

ACE Comics Awards

2015 saw the first official ACE Comics Awards, celebrating the comic industry’s output from the previous year. We 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!

Cover Of The Week Winner!

Voting closed on 30 June and we can reveal your chosen ACE Comics Awards 2015 winners on the Awards page.

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

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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 acecomics.co.uk/awards2015!