Action Lab Entertainment’s new sci-fi adventure title Planet Gigantic #1 is an anthology type following two genetically engineered children on a strange world. But will this be an interstellar success or will it fail to lift off from the start?
Ever considered transferring your life’s most poignant (and mundane) moments to a comic book page? Well that’s exactly what New Yorker Jonathan Baylis did with the superb So Buttons comics anthology. From his childhood to meeting his wife, to his internship at Marvel and more, this fantastic slice-of-life collection was inspired by the likes of Harvey Pekar and Robert Crumb and features a soul-bearing look into the life and mind of a normal guy – we find out more.
Image Comics latest creative super duo of Scott Snyder and Jock brings us Wytches #1, a uniquely dark and twisted spin on familiar supernatural entity. But is this the beginnings of a spellbinding series or will it simply cause the readers to hop on a broomstick and fly away?
No stranger to digital comics thanks to their purchase of Comixology, Amazon’s own imprint, Jet City Comics was launched as their own attempt to gain a market share, which continues with the first issue of Cimarronin: A Samurai in New Spain #1. But can this book continue to help them fly in terms of selling comics, or will it stall during lift off?
This week’s best of ComiXology Submit features: a feline led journey through the sub-conscious of writer/artist Anne Emond in Debbie’s Inferno; Box Brown’s peculiar geometric take on the world in Number #2; the delightfully trashy Pregnant Bitches of War #1; and a dialogue free existential tale featuring cavemen and tiny lizard creatures in Skye Ogden’s Vowels.
Bob’s Burger from Dynamite Entertainment is the latest small-screen animated sensation to be transferred to the comic book page offering new stories which won’t be seen on your TV. However, is Bob’s Burgers #1 a truly delicious opening issue, or is this a series which will need to be taken off the menu?
Available once again on ComiXology Valentine #1 and #2 from Alex de Campi and Christine Larsen is one of the forgotten classics of digital comics, yet has influenced a whole generation of comic creators. Re-issued via Mark Waid’s Thrillbent label how does this 5 year old comic compare to the young upstarts who followed it?
Deep space is a bleak place to be – especially if you’re stuck in a damaged pod and all alone! Shaun Mullen and Ian Beck bring their independent skills to Madefire‘s motion book platform with Life Support #1, but will this new indie motion book be a life-saver or leave you needing medical help?
Madefire‘s Mono: Pacific #3 continues to go from strength to strength with every new instalment. This time the British human-ape secret agent enters a top secret Japanese military base where he uncovers a trap that’s been set for the Allied forces, but can it justify it’s new price tag?
Second Sight Studios founder Bradley Golden is on a mission to prove to the world of comics that indie publishers can be just as successful in the new digital world as the Big Two. With two great new titles, Hunt and Orision already launched on ComiXology, and a load more to come, Bradley and his team of pro-digital creators are making a mark for themselves with their own brand of monochrome mayhem and black & white bloodshed. We caught up with Bradley to find out why digital comics fans should give Second Sight a first look.