It’s a cliche that bears repeating but anthologies are the lifeblood of indie comics, bringing new talent to a wider audience in an eclectic setting. But often it is difficult for editors to maintain consistency of quality or bring in big names to contribute to their fledgling collection. But this is where the team from […]
“Octal is first and foremost an industry tool, however, it’s also an entertaining read.” Mike Schneider on Octal Volume 1, the new way to break into comics.
Want to get into comics, but not sure how? Well there’s a new way in thanks to Mike Schneider and his new indie anthology Octal Volume 1! What makes it different from all the other anthologies is that as well as featuring great stories and art, it also works as a collection of ‘pitch packets’ to showcase […]
With True Believers 2016 a week behind us, we delve into a few of the indie comics which were on offer at Cheltenham racecourse and see what small press titles were worth our hard-earned cash!! They include: Vince Hunt’s Red Mask From Mars #2, Mike Garley’s The Kill Screen #4, Steve Sims’ Beast Hunting Battle Badgers and […]
“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 […]
What if the world of superheroes was run by a private corporation? Forget ‘great power’ and ‘great responsibility’ in Hero Hourly, all our heroes care about is not getting screwed out of their benefits or losing out on overtime.
For their follow up to The Last Sheriff, Reckless Hero’s Chris Jenkins and Chris Imber have gone for a tale that better fits their bombastic ’90s video game inspired visuals with mercenary team book Operation Boom!
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.
“I wanted to create a world where it’s very normal to pass a troll by on the way to work” Rich Douek on building the world of Gutter Magic
IDW and Comic Experience’s Gutter Magic is a steampunk, urban fantasy set in a world where World War 2 was won by magic, trolls walk the street and the rougueish Cinder is looking to find out why he isn’t gifted with the same magical powers as the rest of his family. We catch up with writer Rich Douek to out why […]
In the fantastical world of MonkeyBrain Comics’ Kings and Canvas, duels are fought in a boxing ring rather than on the battlefield which creates a truly original take on this well worn genre. But will this unique approach deliver a knock-out punch or will it wind up falling to the mat?
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