Lucy Bellwood’s Baggywrinkles is one of those comics that had us intrigued from the first moment we heard the title. Which is a good thing because the synopsis of it being about life on tall ships might have put us off checking it out – which would have been a huge mistake! However thanks to it’s charming art and gentle humour we are now converts to these utterly delightful nautical tales and we felt compelled to get in touch with the creator of Baggywrinkles to find out more about this genuinely unique comic.
Our indie round-up this week features a selection of post-modern superhero stories including: golden and silver age inspired time travel heroics in Adamant #1; origin stories from indie arthouse superhero series Copra Versus #1; adult animal action in Dead Canary’s The Frogman Trilogy; and retrospective golden age heroics from Whatever Happened To The Archetype?
After weeks of working behind closed doors we can finally reveal our brand new product from the team here at Pipedream Comics as we launch the first issue of The Pull List, a new quarterly magazine dedicated to the world of small press, indie and digital comics. This first issue is packed with exclusive news, reviews and interviews with some of comics’ biggest names and is available for the bargain price of 99p from our new store!
“It’s Lord of the Rings meets Lumberjanes” is the lazy reviewers cliche that we’re going to use to describe Christine Larsen’s fantasy funny book Orcs. But this is more than just a shameless attempt to get a pull quote on the back of a future issue, it’s actually a pretty accurate summation, so bear with us!
If you are in any way shape or form offended by crass humour, foul language and unnecessary violence then whatever you do, DO NOT READ Man vs Rock.
We’ve moved our reviews for Hero Hourly, Interceptor, Man vs. Rock and Operation Boom onto their own pages, you can find the links below.
We continue our look at the best indie digital comics with our first ComiXology Submit round-up of 2016 featuring: transmogrified wormholes in Disunity; Leonie O’Moore’s afterlife adventure Double Dead; Andy Bloor’s time travelling action adventure series Midnight Man; and tragic Irish slice of life in Debbie Jenkinson’s Remorse
Cult UK indie sensation The Kill Screen topped our list of the best ComiXology Submit title of 2015, and earned itself a spot in our illustrious top digital comics of 2015 poll – coming a valiant 3rd. We catch up with the creators of this dystopian sic-fi horror, Mike Garley Joshua Sherwell and Mike Stock to find out which of them would be followers and which would be survivors!
We’ve followed the whirlwind journey of JD Oliva’s post-Hurricane Katrina action adventure series Deluge since it’s early days. With a number of publishers and releases since then, it’s been an eventful journey that is set to make one more crack at the big time, thanks to a re-release via Comics Experience and ComiXology Submit. We caught up with JD to find out more…
It’s been another amazing year for digital indie comics and so picking the best of ComiXology Submit 2015 has not been an easy task, but here we present our top 10 which features cybernetic sleuths, nightmarish pyramids, Victorian action heroes and an otter with a turtle on his head.