This week’s essential Kickstarter campaign Morgan’s Organs reads like an adult version of Disney’s Inside Out and sees the little people who live inside the body of uni student Morgan, attempting to deal with a barren run in his love life. Packed full of crude humour and plenty of bodily function gags, writer Daniel Brodie and artist Robert Jennex are looking to get funding for finishing and printing the first issue of this hilarious new indie comic.
If you’re a fan of the ground-breaking Marvel Infinite Comics like Daredevil: Road Warrior, X-Men ’92 and Amazing Spider-man: Who Am I?, then you can now get access to all 90 issues of these cutting edge digital comics via Marvel’s subscription service Marvel Unlimited for the bargain price of $9.99 per month.
For over half a century, Marvel has been unsurpassed for the sheer imagination that it has brought comics, movies and even computer games. And whilst much of the credit for the creative offerings must lie with imaginative geniuses such as Steve Ditko, Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, Marvel has sometimes drawn inspiration from further afield.
In the fantastical world of MonkeyBrain Comics’ Kings and Canvas, duels are fought in a boxing ring rather than on the battlefield which creates a truly original take on this well worn genre. But will this unique approach deliver a knock-out punch or will it wind up falling to the mat?
We take a look at some of the best new crowd-funded comics out there with a weekly spotlight at some of the best campaigns on Kickstarter. We start with family crime saga Spiral from Magnus Aspli, Emerson Dimaya and Nic J Shaw.
As discerning comic fans we know they don’t all have to be about spandex-clad superheroes, but what about the true story of a female archaeologist from the 1920s? Webcomic Gertrude Bell: Archaeologist, Writer, Explorer is part pulp adventure, and part history lesson (thanks to added info in hyperlink hot spots) and so we catch up with Applied Comics Etc’s Lydia Wysocki to find out more about this unlikely webcomic heroine.
Spider-Man and Silk aren’t necessarily getting along right now, but that won’t stop them from having to work together when they’re accidentally thrown back in time to just before they got their powers! Experience their adventure in all the glory of Marvel’s Infinite format as we take a fantastic first look at The Amazing Spider-Man & Silk: The Spider(Fly) Effect #1 out today!
“There is one serious lacking element to the comic book world and that’s diversity in the mainstream. We’re talking diversity of race, gender, sex, sexuality, ability, religion and more besides.” So says our new columnist Charlie Humphries who takes a look at the issue of diversity in the All-New All-Different Marvel Universe in our new column Charlie Says….
With London Super Comic Convention 2016 fast approaching we take a look at all the breaking news on one of the UK’s top comic conventions.
UPDATED: Now includes the 6th wave of guests to be announced!