Charlie-Says“Gather round! Gather round! Today we’re going to look at all-age comics and why they’re beautiful and wonderful and address the fact that you’re probably not reading enough of them.” Columnist Charlie Says looks at why all ages books should be for everyone and not just for kids.

indie-round-upOur latest round-up of the best digital index comics features: politics, religion and reality TV stars in Ned Hartley’s Anti Gods; clueless cops in a small town with Tally Burtram’s Bajo Mano; Make Garley’s immortal retro killing machine the Samurai Slasher; and superhero hitman webcomic Turncoat from Ryan O’Sillivan and Plaid Kraus.

Marvel unlimitedIf you’re a fan of the ground-breaking Marvel Infinite Comics like Daredevil: Road Warrior, X-Men ’92 and Amazing Spider-man: Who Am I?, then you can now get access to all 90 issues of these cutting edge digital comics via Marvel’s subscription service Marvel Unlimited for the bargain price of $9.99 per month.

Gutter Magic #1IDW 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 reallism is so important for world-building in the world of Gutter Magic

Comic ExperienceComics Experience started out as a teaching tool for aspiring pros, but they’ve branched out into the world of digital publishing with series like Tet, Gutter Magic and Deluge all debuting on ComiXology. Partnered with IDW Publishing they offer amazing new ways for creators to learn their skills and get work published. To find out more about we contacted founder Andy Schmidt to discover what the Comics Experience experience involves!

The Kill ScreenCult 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!

PapercutsCover01ConventionAnthologies are the life blood of indie comics, with fantastic examples like 100% Biodegradable and Sliced Quarterly offering fans multiple ideas in a single dose. With Papercuts and Inkstains, Madius Comics are looking to join the cool kids anthology club, but can this eclectic series help show the worth of the anthology or will it only help confirm why the single story format dominates the shelves?

indie-round-upWe start the new year with first our collection of the best indie digital comics featuring: punk rock tales in Chunks, a all female horror anthology from Hellcat Press called Dark Lady; lots of people getting punched in the face in Punchface; and some experimental slice of life tales in Sliced Quarterly.

Charlie-Says“There is one serious lacking element to the comic book world and that’s diversity in the mainstream. We’re talking diversity of race, gender, sex, sexuality, ability, religion and more besides.” So says our new columnist Charlie Humphries who takes a look at the issue of diversity in the All-New All-Different Marvel Universe in our new column Charlie Says….