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 […]
Small Press Spotlight: Pup and Grumpicorn, Leaf, The Wedding of Njord and Skadi and Sliced Quarterly Volume 3
Our latest round up of the best of small press features a new collection of Pup and Grumpicorn stories from Gav and Emily Mitchell, Leaf, the latest from Fair Spark Books, Nordic folk tales in The Wedding of Njord and Skadi and Ken Reynolds final volume of Sliced Quarterly. Pup and Grumpicorn (We Are Happy […]
Our latest round-up of the best of small press comics features battling wizards, an anarchic afterlife, a feline super assassin and the discovery of a new small press superstar in the making!
We’re big fans of books set in the afterlife, from the existential like Sandman and Fearscape to the more idiosyncratic like Afterlife Inc. The latest to join this motley group is Charles Raymond’s Death Inc. but will it be heavenly, or just stuck in purgatory?
We often talk about a comic pushing boundaries, however when it comes to Petrichor, the new book from Gareth A Hopkins then there really is nothing else out there quite like this.
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 […]
With much of the country covered in snow and ice, it was time for the UK comic scene to begin with True Believers Comic Festival 2019.
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 […]
Last February, we took a look at Nic Paul’s and Rory Donald’s first issue of Resurrection Men and found it to be quite the enjoyable read. Well, almost a year later, Messrs Paul and Donald have now returned with the second issue of their title as it continues to follow James Stone’s battle with the […]
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.
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 […]