Carlos Ezquerra 1947 – 2018

In some tragic news, the legendary Carlos Ezquerra has passed away following a battle with lung cancer. He was 70 years of age. With a whole host of impressive work on his CV, it’s likely his time working with Judge Dredd for which Ezquerra is best known. Having spent his early career working on Spanish … Continued


A fan of Lowell Dean’s two WolfCop movies? Well, there’s a comic book here that could well be right up your street. And even if for some reason you aren’t all that keen on the alcoholic furball lawman, Atomic Victory Squad sounds all kinds of fun and has a genuine, sincere message about some pretty serious … Continued

Gina Prince-Bythewood to Direct THE OLD GUARD Adaptation

With Silver & Black currently on hold, director Gina Prince-Bythewood has decided to hop on over to another comic book-driven project. Courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter, Prince-Bythewood has signed on to direct Skydance’s big-screen adaptation of The Old Guard. The helmer has previous with comic book adaps, having directed the first episode of Marvel’s Cloak … Continued

Steve Ditko 1927 – 2018

STARBURST is sad to learn of the death of comic book legend Steve Ditko, aged 90. The artist teamed up with Marvel’s Stan Lee in 1961 to create Spider-Man. The entire look of the character was down to Ditko, and from the moment he appeared in Amazing Fantasy #15, Spider-Man was a massive success. He … Continued

Cyberpunk Comic KILLTOPIA Lands Publishing Deal

Independent creator Card Shark Comics have signed a deal with Glasgow-based BHP Comics to publish their latest title, the hyper-violent cyberpunk tale Killtopia, following the runaway success of the comic’s Kickstarter campaign. Card Shark Comics founder and Killtopia creator/writer Dave Cook stated, “We couldn’t be more excited to join the BHP family for many reasons; … Continued

Check Out KILLTOPIA on Kickstarter

A Kickstarter is underway for the first issue of Killtopia, a cyberpunk action comic by Card Shark Comics founder and Bust and Vessels writer Dave Cook. Set in a futuristic Japanese megacity, a techno-organic virus spread by homicidal robots has ravaged humanity. The origin point has become terraformed into an alien jungle where histrionic mercenaries … Continued

BIRTHRIGHT Movie in Development

With comic book adaptations all the rage right now, yet another property is getting adapted for the big screen. As per The Hollywood Reporter, Joshua Williamson and Andrei Bressan’s Birthright has had its rights picked up by Universal Pictures. Moving quickly, Despicable Me’s Ken Daurio and Cinco Paul are working on the screenplay. Image Comics … Continued

Help MANDY THE MONSTER HUNTER Battle the Spindly Man

Here at Moonbase Alpha, one of our favourite discoveries of the past several years has been the guys over at Hellbound Media. Putting out vibrant and vicious horror content reminiscent of yesteryear, Hellbound have proven themselves to be must-have content for horror hounds. And now, their latest outing for Mandy the Monster Hunter is in … Continued

Conan Returning to Marvel in 2019

In some news that’s sure to put a smile on the face of longtime fans, Conan is returning to Marvel! Marvel Entertainment and Conan Properties International have announced the news, with Conan and his supporting players returning to Marvel in 2019. From 1970 through to 2000, Marvel featured titles such as Conan the Barbarian, Conan … Continued