This weekend saw the great and the good of the UK comic scene descend on Leeds for the annual Thought Bubble Comics Arts Festival. As well as featuring big names from the mainstream it was also one of the most important weekend’s for the indie and small press scene with dozens of new books being […]
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Our indie round-up takes a turn for the horrific this week: with sinister tentacled loch monsters from Wart’s Chris Welsh in Ness; gruesome body hour in Hellhound Media’s The Disease; and an anthology of Ghastly Tales from Margeuriette Bennet and Broken Frontier.
We’re still buzzing after the excellent Bristol Comics and Zines Fair and so thought we would take a look at some of the books we picked up from creators who we encountered for the first time at the show. These include Tim Bird’s Grey Area from Avery Hill, Cristian Ortiz’s military fantasy adventure in Golden Campaign and Hamish Steele’s […]
Not all indie comics have to be about angsty superheroes or moody monochrome slice of life tales. Sometimes it’s OK to put together some weird pictures and some surreal characters and call them a story. We take a look at three of these such quirky tales in our latest indie comics round-up featuring: Adam and Gill’s Trivia Game, […]
The western may not feel like the most modern of genres, but it’s one that is getting a bit of a renaissance on the indie and small press scene thanks to some imaginative ideas and a few slightly more old fashioned ones too. We look at some of the best indie western books including: High Noon […]
The new issue of our indie comics fanzine The Pull List is out now and in it we celebrate the best of small press and the independent spirit of comics! We have an exclusive interview from UK comics legend Shaky Kane, discussing his new book Last Driver, with exclusive looks at some of the stunning artwork involved. and even […]
Bumper Indie Comics Round-up: Save Our Souls, Papercuts & Inkstains, Tragic Tales of Horrere 100% Biodegradable, Slied Quarterly,
We’ve got a bit behind on our indie round-ups of late, but with so many great new titles coming out from some of our favourite creators and publishing houses we decided to put them all in one bumper indie comics round-up and share the love! Featuring Save our Souls, Papercuts and Inkstains, Tragic Tales of […]
Indie Comics Round-up: Broken Frontier Small Press Yearbook, Glorious Wrestling Alliance, Hilda and The Bird Parade, Internal Wilderness,
This week’s indie round-up is a mixture of eclectic indie and small press titles, which range from: the best up and coming creators profiled in the Broken Frontier Small Press Yearbook; the latest adventures from Nobrow’s coolest scandi adventurer Hilda in The Bird Parade; the surreal world of a crazy wrestling federation in Joshua Hicks’ Glorious […]
Indie Comics Round-up: Adamant, Copra Versus, The Frogman Trilogy, Whatever Happened To The Archetype?
Our indie round-up this week features a selection of post-modern superhero stories including: golden and silver age inspired time travel heroics in Adamant #1; origin stories from indie arthouse superhero series Copra Versus #1; adult animal action in Dead Canary’s The Frogman Trilogy; and retrospective golden age heroics from Whatever Happened To The Archetype?
This week’s indie comics round-up feature 4 eclectic all-ages tales featuring: a struggling artist discovering a new vocation in Finding Molly: An Adventure in Catsitting; surreal fantasy from Todd McCullough in Land of the Witching Hour; monsters under the bed in Edie OP’s Maleficium; and re-telling of the classic Rudyard Kipling tale of a mongoose […]