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 Fair 2018, one of our favourite events on the indie and small press friendly convention circuit.
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John Harris Dunning and Michael Kennedy’s debut graphic novel Tumult, definitely lives up to it’s title as they create a chaotic and confusing world for their hero, featuring multiple personalities, government conspiracies and doomed love. But can this confusing world make for a satisfying read?
The new book from Dockwood’s Jon McNaught, Kingdom continues the kind of thoughtful and meticulous look at the English condition that made his previous work so compelling. This is subtle and beautiful story telling at it’s very best!
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 […]
“We wanted it to feel like all the best kids stories, where they get to go on crazy adventures but are still back in time for tea!” Leah Moore, John Reppion and Sally Jane Thompson talk Conspiracy of Ravens from Dark Horse Comics
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 […]
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.
“This is definitely the most ambitious project I’ve done!” Mike Garley and Mike Lee Graham talk Our Final Halloween
With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time for our taste in comics to take a slightly darker and more gruesome tone, and what better place to start that with Our Final Halloween, the latest offering from The Kill Screen’s Mike Garley and Dead Roots‘ Mike Lee-Graham. Funding now on Kickstarter and released digitally on October […]
for our latest round up of indie comics we look at news issues from some familiar names: we start with an exclusive look at the new issue Andy W. Clift’s sensational space adventure The Adventures of Captain Cosmic, which has just gone intergalactic on Kickstarter; we follow that up with the final issue of the […]
The success of an anthology title is often dependent on the quality of the creators involved, and I Feel Machine, a new anthology from SelfMadeHero has one of the best line ups of creators we’ve seen for some time, with exclusive new work from the likes of Box Brown, Tillie Walden and Shaun Tan, who […]
For our final round-up of new small press comics debuting at this year’s Thought Bubble, we look at three connected books. First up is the new offering from Madius Comics and their violent fantasy one-shot Ciccdian Rhythms; after that is a piece of solo work from Cicadian Rhythms’ artist Gustavo Vargas called L1MA; and finally […]