porcelain-ivory-towerOne of our most anticipated books of 2017, is set to be the follow up to 2015’s outstanding Porcelain: Bone China from Improper Books. Set to be released next summer, Benjamin Read and Chris Wildgoose’s Porcelain: Ivory Tower will pick up the story of Lady 10 years after the events of Bone China and will see Lady become a Mother. But if you can’t wait until next year to see what’s in store, you can check out a fantastic 12 page preview which you can find here.

Aces WeeklyDavid Lloyd’s Aces Weekly is celebrating it’s 4th anniversary, and that means it is set to release an incredible 25th volume of the award winning digital art comic. They’ve have a landmark year this year and we will have an exclusive interview with David looking back at the first 24 volumes in the next issue of The Pull List, but for now have a look at some of the amazing comics in Aces Weekly volume 25 available now at www.acesweekly.co.uk. We also have some quotes from David himself about them…

EIR coverWe’ve an exclusive first look at the new Kickstarter coming your way from Ryan K Lindsay, the brains behind Deer Editor and Chum, not to mention the undisputed ‘The King of Indie Comics Kickstarters’! Ryan’s new all-ages sci-fi comic EIR is coming to Kickstarter in November with artwork from Alfie Gallagher, Triona Farrell and Ryan Ferrier and as with all his Kickstarters, pledges begin at $1 so you’d be a fool not to get involved. Watch the teaser trailer below!

Shrewsbury Comic FestivalWe’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.

FLINTLOCK#1 PREVIEW coverWith 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.

The Reservoir Preview coverIf you’re like us and can’t get enough the brilliant Moth City then you’re in for a treat next month as Tim Gibson’s The Reservoir is set to be released on February 5th via ComiXology. Part indie arthouse comic, part Cormac McCarthy style western, The Reservoir is a black and white  one-shot that gives us an look at the origins of Moth City’s dastardly Governor McCaw. Keen to find out more about the back story of the fiendish governor we contacted it’s Kiwi creator and take an exciting first look at this stunning new series.

When they’re not bringing us some of the most ground-breaking digital comics around like Batman: Arkham Origins, or converting some of the comics world’s biggest names like Batman, Superman and Hellboy into motion books, Liam Sharp and the Madefire team find time to create some of the most innovative digital comics around. Hot on the heels of these fantastic licensed titles Sharp return to his own creation, the Digital Comic of the Year 2012, and Madefire OriginalCaptain Stone Is Missing #7, for a fantastic new episode coming soon in 2014 and we were lucky enough to be given a first look with some comments from Liam himself!

We’ve explored the links between comic books and pro-wrestling on the site before with our interviews with artist Jill Thompson and wrestler Christopher Daniels, but that line is about to get blurred even further with a new line of WWE comics from Papercutz, written by WWE Hall of Famer Mick ‘Mankind’ Foley!

The Double Life of Miranda Turner #1 coverNot content with releasing 5 awesome title this week (including 2 brand new ones!) MonkeyBrain Comics have today announced their partnership with writer Jamie S. Rich and artist George Kambadais to release the all-new superhero adventure title The Double Life of Miranda Turner. The first issue of this ongoing series is set to debut on October 30 via ComiXology for the bargain price of £0.69/$0.99. Keen to tell us all about it, the powers-that-be at MonkeyBrain Comics got in touch with us and gave us this fantastic interview along with an awesome sneak preview!

motorcyclesamurai coverWhen we spoke to him back in July, Motorcycle Samurai creator Chris Sheridan described the prologue of his new book as a western with Elvis and Bruce Lee as the hero and anti-hero. Well, this week at the New York Comic Convention, the first full issue of this intriguing mash-up is released by Top Shelf Comix and is also a prominent part of ComiXology’s new Guided View Native roll out. Keen to find out more about what was in store for this first full issue, we caught up with Chris and he’s given us an exclusive look inside this awesome title.