From writer Sam Roads (Silicon Heart) comes Cryowulf, an epic labour of love in every sense. Four years in the making, this gender flipped version of Beowulf is set on an abandoned space station orbiting a collapsing sun, but don’t worry, you don’t need a degree in ancient english poetry or quantum physics to enjoy […]
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This years award for ‘graphic novel we really should have read sooner so that it was eligible for our best of 2018 list’ goes to Benjamin Dickson’s A New Jerusalem. A powerful and thought provoking story of a young boys relationship with his father in post-war Britain, that is very different to your average heroic […]
The latest book to come out of the Unbound publishing platform (joining Ram V’s Grafity’s Wall and Rachael Smith’s Isobel and Blodwen) sees Beast Wagon’s Owen Michael Johnson bring us Reel Love: The Complete Collection, a 3 volume semi-autobiographical tale about growing up as a film fan, collected into a glorious hardcover boxset. But will it […]
A young pickpocket gets more than she bargains for when she steals a giant ruby from the back of the enigmatic Stone King himself (who is like a rocky Tree Beard meets The Iron Giant).
When a struggling artist becomes a tattooist (or scratcher), she gets more than she bargains for as her customers become possessed by their ink and head out on bloodthirsty rampages in Scratcher!
“Growing up there was always a feeling of a bogey man somewhere” Rachael Ball talks about the personal inspirations for Wolf from Selfmadehero
Having earned a just deserved second place in our recent rundown of the best small press and indie comics of the year 2018, we caught up with Wolf creator Rachael Ball to find out more about the personal influences on it contains and the inspirations for her emotional and complex tale of grief and childhood […]
Hard-hitting rock ‘n’ roll gets a whole new meaning in this high energy tale of pop punk vigilantes from Cult Empire Comics, the team behind Lady Hollywood.
After reading recent anthology I Feel Machine, which was co-compiled by Krent Able, you’d think we would know what to expect from this collection of work from the cult artist. But nothing could adequately prepare us for the dark and twisted, anarchically hilarious strips in this new collection from Knockabout Comics.
Fabian Grolleau and Jérémie Royer’s follow up to Audubon: On The Wings of the World, continues the same beautiful and thought provoking look at the history of a prominent 18th century scientist, but this time it’s the slightly more well known Charles Darwin whose life and learning comes under the microscope in Darwin: An Unexpected […]
Terrible Means is the follow up to Ismyre, one of our favourite Avery Hill books of 2017 from B. Mure. While it is more of a prequel/parallel tale than a direct sequel it does a fantastic job of build more depth and layers into the curious and quirky mythology of this wonderfully weird watercolour world.