Terrible Means is the follow up to Ismyre, one of our favourite Avery Hill books of 2017 from B. Mure. While it is more of a prequel/parallel tale than a direct sequel it does a fantastic job of build more depth and layers into the curious and quirky mythology of this wonderfully weird watercolour world.

After the excitement of our year end polls, we return to our regular review schedule here on Pipedream Comics, with a look at Tales of Fractured Worlds, the follow up to Roddy McCance’s successful mental health anthology Tales of the Fractured Mind. With a new selection of sci-fi stories, a new band of talented artists and a new underlying message focusing on the environmental problems going on around us, can Tales of Fractured Worlds repeat its predecessor’s success?

Our latest round up of some of the best small press comics are three titles left over from our halloween reviews pile and include: some creepy short stories from Dan White in Sticky Ribs; Wendigo Wood, the latest slice of horror from Ghost Island’s Joey Oliveira; and an antidote to the blood and guts in the form of Peter Duncan and Andy Pawley’s Cthulu Kids.

We countdown of the best indie and small press comics of year continues our journey to finding out the Indie Comic of the Year 2018. This time we look at Victorian superheros, caffeine addicted journalists, retro bad girls, warrior sword maidens, South American drug mules and demonic theme parks.

It’s been an incredibly strong year for Avery Hill Publishing in 2018, with critically acclaimed books like Follow Me In, The Great North Wood and On A Sunbeam joining their already stellar line up on titles. With 2019 just around the corner, we’ve had a sneak peak at some of the books scheduled for release in the new year and it looks set to continue their strong pedigree of interesting and exciting titles from new creators as well as new work from some familiar names.

Having finally got up to speed on the amazing Death Sentence, we are over the moon that it is back with a new Kickstarter funded series, Death Sentence Liberty Girl. Monty Nero and Martin Simmonds visceral tale of sex, drugs and superpowers feels like it hasn’t missed a beat as this new series smashes you in the face with another dose of sweary, sexy, smart, super-powered stories.

Our latest round-up of the best of small press sees us check out: the finale of small press cult classic Hitsville UK from John Riordan and Dan Cox; the antics of a group of skeletal teens in a housing estate in The Little Deaths of Watson Tower; and practice a bit of mindfulness with the new book from Richy K Chandler, What The Hell Just Happened?!

The latest offering from Samurai Slasher’s Mike Garley, Our Final Halloween seen him team up with his old Dead Roots buddy Michael Lee Graham to create as slice of video nasty inspired horror which is being Kickstarterd in time for a Halloween digital only release.

Once you’ve completed your indie comics masterpiece, the next tricky part in the puzzle is getting it printed. But don’t be put off by the potential pitfalls of creating a print ready PDF, we’ve teamed up with the folk at Mixam to bring you a fantastic guide to getting your comic printed. From bleed and trim sizes, to binding and finishes, we’ve got it all. Click here to read more!