Our 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.
We’ve been inundated with fantastic new digital indie comics this month, so here are some more of our favourites featuring: Andy Bloor’s super anthology Andythology; sci-fi meets religion in Anti Gods; and a double bill of Nordic/Viking action in Madius Comics’ The Kings Leap and Black Jack Press’ Saga of the Northmen.
Anthologies 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?
We 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.
Thanks to the rise of digital comics the indie and small press world is flourishing and every month we round-up the best indie digital comics available via apps like Sequential, as well looking at online webcomics and those available via small press publisher’s websites. It wasn’t easy to choose just 10 so let us know which you’d have preferred to see, but here are our favourite indie digital comics from 2015.
From video games to social media and the Internet, technology is now a huge part of our lives. But what if all this technology were to actually destroy the world around us? This is a question Mike Garley and Josh Sherwell pose in their new horror series, The Kill Screen, but will this indie sensation ‘level up’ the zombie genre or will it be a system in need of crashing?
Our monthly round-up of the best of ComiXology Submit returns with suicidal super assassin Gregory Suicide, post-modern superheroes in Joe Cape, bull fighters and kaiju creatures in Monster Matador and Kirby-style sci-fi superheroes in Ungrounded
Hidden amongst the Secret Wars spin-offs this month are some superb new digital indie comics. We take a look at some of the best for this month so far, including Universe #3 from Panel Syndicate, UK anthology Atom Jacket, superhero homage To A Pulp and webcomic The Book of Fey.
James Mulholland’s utterly wonderful webcomic Proud was recently included in our list of the Best Digital Comics of 2014. Well James is about to make a move into a completely different genre with his new indie zombie comic The Disease. With so many other undead tales on the market thanks to The Walking Dead, we got in touch with James to find out why his zombie tale is different from the rest of the horde.
Our round-up of the week’s must-read indie digital comics in the Best of ComiXology Submit features: Quinton Miles slacker sci-fi book Xeno Trip #6; a new take on Victorian sideshow star Joseph Merrick in Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman; Welsh Zombie book The Stiffs #1 and the truly unique Sockford from Russell Ihrig.