Kickstarter is the new shop window for indie comic creators, with dozens of titles funded every week. But how do you get people to invest in the promise of your amazing new small press or indie comic? We talk to the UK scene’s Kickstarter experts to get their essential tips on how to fund an […]
We take a look at this new book from Vault Comics, the story of a young Necromancer looking for her place in the world. But can this tale get people to sing its praises or is it better off buried?
With the final two issue of Chris Baldie’s epic space adventure Space Captain, now firmly in our hands, it was a fantastic opportunity to re-read and truly appreciate this wonderful series from start to finish.
David Whalen’s The Offspring # 1 and 2 tells the story of four special people as they work together to find the family of one of their own.
Another discovery that came to use for our #DiscoverIndieComicsDay events, every Friday. Will Tempest’s Harsh Prospect is a thoughtful and stylish piece of dystopian near future sci-fi, that poses more questions than it answers. But does this make for a a harsh read, or something much more palatable?
This new anthology from tPub comics, (publisher of Turncoat, Theatrics and Twisted Dark) is the latest collection from their ‘Twisted’ series.
While we often see robots defeating their human overlords in some manner, rarely do we see that uprising actually take place. With The Robot War, we get that wish.
Creating a superhero with original powers is no easy task, but in Sam Johnson’s Geek Girl: volume 1 we get a new twist on superpower acquisition.
We’ve previously reviewed all four instalments of Ken Reynolds and Sam Bentley’s steampunk supernatural series, Cognition, and so we wouldn’t miss chance to check out this arc-ending new issue.
Ben Humeniuk’s Waking Life is the tale of a princess and her young buddy in the world of dreams and was a recent discovery from our #DiscoverIndieComicsDay event on Twitter.
We were lucky enough to discover Chris Spalton’s outlandish tales about his dad’s antic in Norfolk in their earliest form. But with a new collected edition of The Eelman Chronicles Volume 1 now available we get to see them in all their glory, and ask if this can be a catch of the day or will it be […]
With it’s second instalment currently on Kickstarter, we take a look at Rik Jackson’s initial outing of Heads, a sinister and unnerving crime thriller about a private detective trying to solve a case about three girls wearing very bizarre heads. Can this comic put all the pieces together to make itself a success or will […]
This new book from SelfMadeHero is another fantastic example of how comics can be used to chronicle extraordinary lives. Following the true story of one of the youngest inmates at the notorious Guantamo Bay prison camp Guantanamo Kid is a harrowing and thought-provoking look inside this brutal prison camp and the abuses that occurred post […]
This week, we take a look at Patrick Mulholland’s series, Zero Jumper, as published through Markosia, which focuses on a young woman out to save the universe from a deadly enemy, with her trusted robot pal.
Accent UK are well known for bringing us an eclectic range of comics such as Wolfmen or Western Noir. We take a look at Kia Wordsmith, which Accent successfully Kickstarter last year, and wherein writer Dave West unleashes an idea years in the making (with help from artist Ian Ashcroft) about a young woman attempting to find her […]
Every month in ComicScene magazine we write a column about a particular issue to do with indie and small press comics. For volume 2 issue 1 (now on sale here) we looked at 10 fantastic small press friendly comic conventions that we’re looking forward to in 2019.
We look back at first issue of Nic Ho Chee’s anarchic sci-fi thriller BaadFood and find out if it’s still got an appetite for adventure!
From writer Sam Roads (Silicon Heart) comes Cryowulf, an epic labour of love in every sense. Four years in the making, this gender flipped version of Beowulf is set on an abandoned space station orbiting a collapsing sun, but don’t worry, you don’t need a degree in ancient english poetry or quantum physics to enjoy […]
We love it when a we get sent a new indie comic for review and it introduces to an amazing new artist, writer or group of characters that we’ve never heard of before. But for anyone out there who is wondering how to go about submitting indie comic for review, here is our quick guide to […]
Scottish indie publisher, BHP Comics continue their more socially conscious work with Freedom Bound, a collection of three stories looking at slavery in Scotland.