Superheroes have often been used as vehicles for stories about prejudice or injustice, however when featured in the universes of the Big Two there is often a sense of token-ism as publishers look to appear to offer diversity but without going far enough. Fortunately Joe Glass’s The Pride is looking to turn that on it’s […]
Category: Comic Reviews
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.
We’ve a mixed bag of titles in this week’s indie comics round-up featuring: superheroes on a mission for revenge getting caught up in a deathmatch tournament in Ch05en: Grizz; warring south London families in throwback crime drama Spiral; wholesome family superhero adventures in Start Up; and Tarantino-inspired grindhouse violence in Ertito Montana’s Street Tiger.
What comes after life? This has been a question with answers depicted throughout all entertainment mediums and comics are no exception. From Heaven (Afterlife Inc) to Hell (Hellbreak), all possibilities have been written about. Well, now Reincarnation is added to that list, with Karma Police, an action story detailing a group of monks looking to […]
After weeks of working behind closed doors we can finally reveal our brand new product from the team here at Pipedream Comics as we launch the first issue of The Pull List, a new quarterly magazine dedicated to the world of small press, indie and digital comics. This first issue is packed with exclusive news, reviews and interviews with some of comics’ […]
Marvel Infinite Comics Round-up: Deadpool & Cable: Split Second, Amazing Spider-man & Silk: The Spider(Fly) Effect), Daredevil/Punisher: Seventh Circle, Marvel Universe Avengers, Marvel Universe Guardians of the Galaxy
It’s was a bit quiet in the world of Marvel Infinite comics in 2015, but in recent months there seems to have been something of a deluge as we see fantastic team-ups from big name Marvel heroes strutting their stuff in the world of cutting edge digital comics. We round-up some of the best featuring Deadpool & Cable, […]
There’s no denying it, Widdershins is a great name for a comic! As well as being utterly unique, it is also a reflection of the kind of quirky charm that makes Kate Ashwin’s wonderful webcomic stand out from the crowd! Based in a small town in western Yorkshire that is the centre for magic for the UK, Widdershins mixes […]
Magic has always been a big part of British fiction, with all mediums depicting any mysterious goings on as more sorcery than science, mostly relating to the legend of Camelot. Now Dan Harris of Lou Scannon adds his own take to both aspects with Druid Investigations, a story about sorcerers vanquishing evil in modern day […]
It’s a cliche that bears repeating but anthologies are the lifeblood of indie comics, bringing new talent to a wider audience in an eclectic setting. But often it is difficult for editors to maintain consistency of quality or bring in big names to contribute to their fledgling collection. But this is where the team from […]
Madius Comics are back with the 5th installment of their signature anthology Papercuts and Inkstains (however just to cause maximum confusion it’s numbered as issue 4!). But will it continue the upswing to greatness they managed with the double bill of Papercuts #3a and #3b and can they continue to be one of the best indie […]
Indie Comics Round-up: The Lion and The Unicorn, Paradox Girl, The Adventures of Cordelia Swift and Trespasser
We take at look at some of the best indie comics around with our latest round-up featuring: a slick digital thriller from Ash Pure in The Lion And the Unicorn; time-travelling and time-twisting tales in Hana Comics’ Paradox Girl; a steampunk detective in Matt Garvey’s long awaited The Adventures of Cordelia Swift and alien survivalists […]