who_needs_the_moon__3_cover_by_tamccullough-d7egc10.pngA small town full of werewolves, vampires and ghosts may sounds like the latest True Blood/Twilight wannabe, but  Todd McCullough’s Who Needs The Moon? has a dark under belly which gives this slice of American Gothic a truly pitch black heart. With issue #3 now available on ComiXology we catch up with Todd to find out what makes Who Needs The Moon? different from those other campire and werewolf books and why it’s OK for a monster to monstrous!

Giant Days #3John Allison’s Giant Days is the tale of 3 misfit female students and was originally conceived as a plan b in case his main book, Bad Machinery, didn’t work out. However now on it’s 3rd issue it has become a superb comic slice of life that will resonate with anyone who misses those heady days of youthful exuberance from their student days, as well as those are really glad they’ve put those socially awkward years behind them. We offer to buy John a pint from the student union bar before we head down to the indie disco.

FadeoutThe Fade Out #1 is Ed Brubaker and Sean Philips first series as part of their exclusive 5 year creator-owned deal with Image Comics that sees them plough a familiar furrow in this 1940s set Hollywood noir thriller. But will The Fade Out #1 shine brightly in the murky world of noir or should it skulk back into the shadows?

ComixologySubmitThis week’s Best of ComiXology Submit features: John Allison’s trio of student misfits in Giant Days #3; a tale of romance and inanimate objects in Josh Trujillo’s Love Machines #2; surreal cyclical sci-fi in Scooter; and the most bizarre historical bio you’ll ever read in The Unauthorized Biography of Winston Churchill: A Documentary #1.

Bristol Comic and Zine Fair 2014For comic fans in the south west of the UK, the Bristol Comic and Zine Fair returns to the city for a fourth year this October. Celebrating the world of DIY and independent publishing the BCZF brings together artists, writers, and self-publishers from across Bristol and further afield for a one-day market. There’ll be comics, zines, independent magazines, prints, handmade art objects and more on sale throughout the day, direct from the artists.

Kill Spree comicTim West is known to many as the man behind Comicsy the online digital comic store. But now he has gone from publisher to writer with a new cutting edge web comic Kill Spree. Set to push the boundaries of what makes a digital/web comic Tim has taken the best elements of his favourite web comics and added great new features like animation and the ability to drill down through the page back to the pencils and  script to create a truly unique and exciting way to tell stories. He’s also added in some violence and swearing just to make it a bit more lively! We catch up with Tim to find out more about the exciting and innovative world of Kill Spree.