We’re in the middle of convention series and one of the most interesting sounding (and potentially under-rated) events on the calendar is this weekend’s Shrewsbury International Comic Festival. Very much a ‘festival’ of comics in the vein of the Lakes or Thought Bubble, rather than another ‘Con’ it has a line up of international and UK guests and an approach of celebrating comics that may make it one of the best events of the year. Olly MacNamee takes a look at what’s going on.
We take a first look at some of the best new digital comics from the world’s biggest comic companys as well as independent digital first publishers
With a successfully funded Kickstarter campaign behind him, Steve Tanner, Flintlock writer and Time Bomb Comics’ Godfatherly figure, has kindly offered us here at Pipedream Comics a first look at this debut issue. The comic itself intends to create a shared universe of characters set in the 18th century and will span the entire century as the stories progress and unfold.
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!
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.
David Lloyd’s digital exclusive comics anthology Aces Weekly Volume 17 debuts on July 6th with a new collection showcasing some of the brightest talents from across the globe. We have an exclusive look at all the titles in offer, with comments from the creator of V For Vendetta himself.
Hot off the heels of winning our App of the Year and Digital Comic of the Year polls, we’ve been given a fantastic first look at the new Madefire motion book RAD #1 from Josh Wilkie and Evan Limberger. A rare albino dolphin turned Navy science project with a cybernetic weaponized body and thirst for justice! You can watch the whole first episode below…
Hot on the heels of the partnership with Dark Horse Comics, Sequential – The Digital Graphic Novel app publisher have released a raft of new titles including the latest volume of the Hernandez’ Brother’s extraordinary Love and Rockets and Lucy Knisley’s Displacement A Travelogue, as well as Mike Mignola’s classic Hellboy: Wake The Devil and more!
Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s League of Extraordinary Gentlemen spin-off is about to reach it’s epic conclusion in Nemo: River of Ghosts and we have an amazing first look. As Nemo’s descendant Janni Dakkar embarks on what may be her final journey down the vastness of the Amazon she looks back at the past as well as onward into the future. Nemo: River of Ghosts will be released by Top Shelf Comics and Knockabout and will be available via ComiXology and Sequential in March.
Scrollon, the innovative sideways scrolling digital comics app from filmmaker Doug Lefler has revealed an exciting new series from respected storyboard artist Mark Moretti. “Mission: Abort”, is the first chapter of Moretti’s new series Robotworld and is available now on the Scrollon app and we’ve got a fantastic first look!
Just in time for Halloween David Lloyd and his team of digital demons bring you Aces Weekly Volume 13! The award winning digital comic anthology is available in weekly instalments from www.acesweekly.co.uk and features some of the world’s best digital comic creators. We get exclusive insights from publisher David Lloyd and take a first look at all the new series.