It’s origin time in the world of the Motorcycle Samurai as Chris Sheridan delves into the mysterious past of the White Bolt to give us an insight into her beginnings in this San Diego Comic Con exclusive: Motorcycle Samurai: Variable.
We review the newest and best digital comics, from big name titles on platforms like ComiXology to essential indie titles and the latest app-based publishers.
A futuristic take on the King Arthur story without the usual swords and sorcery, QAM Comics new Guided View pilot The Round #0 is released as part of their ‘Zero Season’. But will it be magical enough to make it beyond this early stage?
In medieval Ireland a pair of sibling demon hunters summon a diabolic aid to help avenge their father. Not available in a new digital format, is the Mortifera comic app a devlish nightmare or a force for good?
Whether you know him as Hulk Hogan’s nemesis at Wrestlemania III or Fessick in cult movie the Princess Bride, Andre Rousimoff was quite literally one of wrestling largest characters and in this new biography Andre the Giant Life and Legend cartoonist Box Brown takes an unconventional look at his story.
This week’s best of ComiXology Submit features: a Brit sci-fi anthology in 100% Biodegradable volume 4; a drunken bear who goes to war in a home-made tank in The Trials of Francis The Bear; some genuinely unsettling horror tales in the vampire and zombie free The Sleep of Reason; and the a new collected edition of app-based digital comic Upgrade Soul. All of these are available on ComiXology this week.
This week’s best of ComiXology Submit features twisted circus performers in Clown by James Maddox, self-defence and feminism lessons in Go For The Eyes by Monica Gallagher, rose-tinted ennui in House Party by Rachael Smith and a mysterious world underneath a house in The Undergrounds #1.
Like many of Marvel’s characters who have transitioned to the big screen, the Marvel Cosmic’s deadliest bad guy Thanos has received his own title, which is now being released under their Infinite comics stable. But can Thanos: A God Up There Listening #1 dominate the Infinite universe or is that something not even the Infinity Gauntlet can help it achieve?
The return of Valiant Comics gets a digital makeover with the release of Unity #1 motion book courtesy of Madefire. But does This Avengers-type team, made up of their own big characters in a team book (and named after their big event of the 90’s) continue the success Valiant continues to garner or is this one title that should be considered non-canon?
Our round-up of the week’s must-read indie digital comics in the Best of ComiXology Submit features: Quinton Miles slacker sci-fi book Xeno Trip #6; a new take on Victorian sideshow star Joseph Merrick in Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman; Welsh Zombie book The Stiffs #1 and the truly unique Sockford from Russell Ihrig.
The Young Avengers team of Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie return to their indie roots and get god-like in The Wicked and The Divine from Image Comics, but is this pure comics heaven or a one way ticket to hell?
In a new weekly feature we rundown essential indie digital comics on sale in our Best Of ComiXology Submit. This week we feature New Zealand Anthology Faction Volume 1, the most sedate post apocalyptic distopia ever in Farm School, slacker pizza delivery boys in Buffalo Speedway and cat-based text adventure A Stray In The Woods.
Sheriff Shane is the chief lawman of Carpenter Cove a sleepy American town that just happens to reside inside the brain of a serial killer in MonkeyBrain Comics‘ new series Headspace. As we find out more, and things begin to take a turn for the weird he is left to consider his very existence as well as that of his town, but will be be able to sail off into the sunset as a hero or will he be another victim of the diabolical Max?
The latest hit iOS game to be turned into a digital comic, Angry Birds Comic #1 from IDW Publishing is the first of an ongoing series focusing on the adventures of those egg-stealing, building destroying avians. But will this comic version hit its target and get 5 gold stars, or has it overshot?
Natalie ‘Tally’ Nourigat’s Amsterdam Sketchbook from MonkeyBrain Comics is part comic, part travelogue, but can a look inside someone’s sketchbook really be all that exciting?!
This weekend we’re beginning a new feature looking at essential indie comics in our Best of ComiXology Submit. We begin by looking at Jason Coffee’s Warhawks #1, Deluge #1-3 from J.D. Oliva, Barkane #1 from Terry McCarthy and The Package by Blake Elliott.