The superstar team of writer Greg Rucka and artist Nicola Scott have created a bewitching mix of crime and the supernatural in Black Magick #1, the world’s first witch-based crime procedural. But will this title be a spellbinding success or will it end up brushed aside with it’s own broom?
With European comics now all over ComiXology thanks to their partnership with Delcourt, the doors have been flung open for other Euro publishers to get in on the digital comics revolution. The latest group to bring their books to a worldwide digital audience are the all digital and all European graphic novel initiative, Europe Comics who launched a new website with 10 new titles this week.
As part of their recent ‘Classics’ month the folk at CrimeFictionLover website asked our editor Alex Thomas to pick out 10 of his favourite classic crime graphic novels that are available digitally. He picked out a range of all-time classics along with some modern masterpieces and you read the full line-up here.
Do you agree with his choices, if not then let us know which ones you would have included instead?
DC Comics fans who purchase The Sandman: Overture #6 digitally, are in for a treat when the final issue of Neil Gaiman’s epic prequel is released on September 30th. As well as the final adventure of Dream and co. it will also include an exclusive black and white preview of The Twilight Children the highly anticipated new Vertigo Comics series by the legendary Gilbert Hernandez (Love And Rockets) and Darwyn Cooke (DC: The New Frontier).
Renowned indie publisher Drawn & Quarterly is to debut on comiXology and Amazon this week which will see internationally bestselling titles like Lynda Barry’s One! Hundred! Demons; Guy Delisle’s Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City; Rutu Modan’s Exit Wounds and Anders Nilsen’s Big Questions available from the cloud giant for the first time.
You might have seen a new hashtag appear on Twitter this month called #comictalk. Well that’s brainchild of Queen creator Jamie Me who has started his own Twitter event every Sunday evening called #ComicTalk to allow for a weekly gathering of indie comic creators, to discuss a new topic. We catch up with Jamie to find out more.
After last year’s awesome debut, Leamington Comic Con 2015 will be back on Saturday October 17th, promising a bigger venue, more comics and big industry names, including Aces Weekly publisher David Lloyd and a host of other great names from the UK inside scene..
Fans of David Lloyd’s multi-award-winning web comic and weekly comic art anthology are in for a treat this week with the debut of Aves Weekly volume 18. With it’s usual mix of the best talent from around the globe, we’ve got an exclusive first look at this month’s episodes with comments from the publisher himself. Aces Weekly volume 18 will be available from September 7th at www.acesweekly.co.uk.
Leo Johnson saw a gap in the market for a digital comics magazine than combined comic strips and articles. So rather than just moan about it on Twitter, he decided to create his own, and so Stuck in the Gutters was born. With a a Pay What You Want business model, the first issue is now available via Gumroad and we caught up with Leo to find out more about just what Stuck In The Gutters is all about.
Black Mask Studios, the politically uncompromising indie comic book publisher founded by media mogul Matt Pizzolo, 30 Days of Night’s Steve Niles and punk supremo Brett Gurewitz (Epitaph Records) is set to bring it’s cutting edge titles to Amazon’s Kindle Store and ComiXology in a ground-breaking new deal.