Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Mean Machine

This month we goin' ta 4 ya bunch of bastitches!

This months character has been chosen by JLF.

Mean "Mean Machine" Angel one of Judge Dredd's greatest adversaries. He is one of the sons of Elmer "Pa" Angel, and as such, is a member of the Angel Gang

When he was young, he was gentle, nice and utterly unlike his viciously criminal family. Pa Angel was not pleased by this, and kidnapped a surgeon from nearby Texas City to operate on him, making him the crazed cyborg he is now. He has a mechanical right arm and a steel dome over his skull with a dial on the front. This dial has four settings; from 1, where he is surly and disagreeable, all the way up to 4, which is when he is fully berserk. His favourite attack is a head-butt with his steel skull. He is not very bright at best and has often been outwitted.
Mean Machine's dial settings are:
  1. Surly
  2. Mean
  3. Vicious
  4. Brutal
On rare occasions, an extremely hard headbutt causes Mean Machine's dial to get stuck on 4½, which causes him to go berserk, unable to stop headbutting anything he comes across.
Next months character has been chosen by Mark1Up and is Marvels psychopathic vigilante.. The Punisher.


By JLF, coloured by Mark1up
By Bhuna, dialogue by Gordon Rennie

 By Bhuna
By Incident Report

By Incident Report
By Mark1up

By Mark1up
By Tinrobot

Sunday, 3 November 2013


First of all, we'd like to welcome a new member to the blog, Buddha Rex who is an old junior school buddy of Bhuna.

As Buddha is new we thought it would be nice for him to choose Octobers character and he chose Marvelman who is now known as Miracleman (it's very complicated.)

I won't bore you with the politics of who owned the rights to the character, because it's very complicated.... but!

The original Marvelman was created by Mike Anglo, and was a basic rip off of DCs Captain Marvel, who was a rip off of Superman.

Marvelman was revamped by the genius that is Alan Moore and was featured in one of the best UK anthology publications called Warrior. If you want to read more about the to-ing and fro-ing of the who owned the character pop of to Wikipedia.

Next months character who has been chosen by JLF is 2000ad's manic headbutter supreme, the one, the only MEAN MACHINE ANGEL

On with the art!

By Buddha Rex
By Incident Report
By Bhuna
By Mark1up
By Tin Robot

Saturday, 12 October 2013

"This city is afraid of me. I have seen its true face." - Rorschach

Before we show Septembers entries, we have a few congratulations in order. Firstly congratulations to Incident Report on his recent marriage and to Bhuna and his wife Kim who have celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary.

Oki-doki, on with the show....

Septembers character has been chosen by Tinrobot and has recently  been voted one of the best top 20 comic book characters of all time. For a character that was only created in the mid-eighties, that isn't half bad going! 

With opening lines such as "This city is afraid of me. I have seen its true face. The streets are extended gutters and the gutters are full of blood and when the drains finally scab over, all the vermin will drown. The accumulated filth of all their sex and murder will foam up about their waists and all the whores and politicians will look up and shout "Save us!"... and I'll look down and whisper "No." it's no surprise!!

Rorschach was created by Alan Moor and Dave Gibbons for Watchmen and was based on Steve Ditko's Mr A where everything was either er black or white/innocent or guilty, there was no in-between.

One with the art!

Excellent inking by Tinrobot

Mean and moody by Incident Report
By Mark1up
Who killed Edward Blake by Bhuna
by JLF

by JLF

Monday, 2 September 2013

The Penguin

This months character has been chosen by Incident Report 

Born Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot, the Penguin is known as one of Batman's oldest and most persistent enemies. Artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger introduced him in Detective Comics #58 (December 1941).

Next months character has been chosen by Tin Robot - Rorschach

JLF and Mark1up have really pushed the boat out this months, so hats off to them!

On with the show!!

by Incident Report

by JLF

by Tin Robot
by Mark1up

by Mark1up

by Mark1up
by Bhuna

Wednesday, 31 July 2013

GREAT HERA! It's WonderWoman

This months character has been chosen by Bhuna.

Wonder Woman is a fictional DC Comics superheroine created by American psychologist and writer William Moulton Marston. She first appeared in All Star Comics #8 (December–January 1941). The Wonder Woman title has been published by DC Comics almost continuously. 

Created during World War II, the character was initially depicted fighting the Axis military forces, as well as an assortment of supervillains. 

Next months character has been chosen by Incident Report - The Penguin

By Bhuna

By Bhuna



By Tin Robot

By Mark1up

By Incident Report

Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No... it's

Superman was created by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, high school students living in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1933; the character was sold to Detective Comics, Inc. (later DC Comics) in 1938. Superman first appeared in Action Comics #1 (June 1938) A recent, highly-graded copy of the fabled comic-book sold at auction for around $2 million!! 

The entries have been a bit light this months, but never mind. We are expecting another two entries later on. A 'well done' really needs to go out to Mark1up, who has really risen to the challenge this month. Nice one Mark1up!

Next months character is TBA as Tin Robot is currently on holiday.

By Mark1up 

By Mark1up - Getting a tan

By Mark1up

By Mark1up

By JLF - There's a Superman in there somewhere!!

By Bhuna - You will believe a man can fly!

By Incident Report - Two 'Gods'
By Incident Report - Faster that a speeding bullet!

Saturday, 4 May 2013

Sláine - Oh and 'Happy Birthday' to us!

Before we go onto Sláine it's been a year since us comic book arty farty type people from Stockport started this blog.

Our thanks go out to the following people who have spent their time and effort contributing:
JLF (get a blog)
The Incident Report
and Man from Space

Enough of the arse licking and onto this months entries. 

Sláine which first appeared in 1983, written by Pat Mills and initially drawn by his then wife, Angela Kincaid. Most of the early stories were drawn by the legends known Mike McMahon and Massimo Belardinelli. Other notable artists to have worked on the character include the fantastic Glenn Fabry and Simon Bisley.

Next months character chosen by Mark1up an in celebration to his 75th Anniversary 'Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it's SUPERMAN!'

JLF - 'He didn't think it too many!'
Incident Report - One hell of a warp spasm!
TinRobot - Sláine the Celtic Barbarian

Mark1up - In for the kill

Bhuna - Warrior for hire!
Bhuna - Warp spasm

Bhuna  - Sláine vs Shoggy Beast
Bhuna - From Bhuna's archives.
Bhuna - Another from Bhuna's archives