Once you’ve completed your indie comics masterpiece, the next tricky part in the puzzle is getting it printed. But don’t be put off by the potential pitfalls of creating a print ready PDF, we’ve teamed up with the folk at Mixam to bring you a fantastic guide to getting your comic printed. From bleed and trim sizes, to binding and finishes, we’ve got it all. Click here to read more!

The Indie Cool List 2018 – in the latest issue of our indie comics magazine and small press fanzine, we celebrate 5 of the coolest indie creators in the world right now. They include: Kim Reaper’s Sarah Graley; Gateway City creator Russell Mark Olson; the creator of webcomic Mias and Elle, Jenny Clements; the brilliantly bonkers Todd Oliver; and Slang Pictorial’s Nick Prolix, who is also responsible for our awesome Stranski inspired cover.

With a new volume of Monty Nero and Mike Dowling’s Death Sentence having just been funded on Kickstarter we look back at their world of superhero sex, drugs and rock n roll.Trying to come up with something fresh in the genre of superheroes is not easy, but this cult classic manages to do just that. But what is it that makes Death Sentence so unique in this most over populated of genres?

As we found out in our recent review, Tumult is a super stylish, tense and taught psychological thriller that poses more questions than it answers. So we contacted it’s writer, John Harris Dunning to find out more about the significance of video directors going through mid-life crises, femme fatales with multiple personalities and what is it with all those tarot cards and Russian dolls?!

Although they made their names with books like Shock Value and Slaughterhouse Farm, Hellbound Media’s real star is a monster hunter called Mandy who helps save kids from the beasts under their bed. With their latest and best series, The Legend of The Spindly Man coming to a close very soon, we caught up with co-creator Mark Adams to find out the secret to a great scary monster and why he and co-creator Matt Warner chose to make Mandy The Monster Hunter into an all ages adventure.

After the hectic release fest that was this year’s Thought Bubble it was time for a more serene event this weekend as we headed to Bristol for the annual Bristol Comics and Zine Festival, one of our favourite events on the indie and small press friendly convention circuit.

Hurray, Fun Mudlfter is back! If like us you are huge fans of Colin Bell and Neil Slorance’s cult classic, Dungeon Fun then this is very welcome news indeed (and if you’re not a fan, then you really should be!) The intrepid hero of the excellent all ages quest adventure Dungeon Fun is back and this time she is looking to find her parents in the aptly named Plunderland. But will Pirate Fun be a quest worth embarking upon?

We don’t normally cover Dark Horse Comics here on the site, but we thought we would make an exception for Conspiracy Of Ravens, the first creator owned book from Leah Moore and John Reppion, with art from small press star Sally Jane Thompson. This all ages adventure features a young girl at boarding school discover a fantastic secret about her family history including inheriting the mysterious Raven Hall. We caught up with Leah, John and Sally to find out more.

Our latest small press spotlight sees us take a look at: Adrift the new book from Bald’s John Tucker; Mixtape an anthology of short stories from Irish writer Gary Moloney; and the fourth and final instalment of Good Comics’ Dead Singers Society anthology.