Kickstarter is the new shop window for indie comic creators, with dozens of titles funded every week. But how do you get people to invest in the promise of your amazing new small press or indie comic? We talk to the UK scene’s Kickstarter experts to get their essential tips on how to fund an […]
We delve once more into the Madius Comics treasure chest in order to check out the third issue of Griff Gristle: the Endless Voyage. Can the ship-shape crew Jones, Sambrook, Donald and Holman continue to keep this series afloat or will it finally sink to Davy Jones’ locker? Publisher: Madius Comics Writer: Rob Jones, Michael […]
This month’s small press spotlight sees us take a look at: the new book from Horde Comics, Revenant Part One (with it’s excellent Andy Bloor cover!); alongside the new book Blinker from Madius Comics’ newest addition Rosie Packwood; and a curious animal murder mystery in The Absent Wild.
For our final round-up of new small press comics debuting at this year’s Thought Bubble, we look at three connected books. First up is the new offering from Madius Comics and their violent fantasy one-shot Ciccdian Rhythms; after that is a piece of solo work from Cicadian Rhythms’ artist Gustavo Vargas called L1MA; and finally […]
With the first full issue of Mike Sambrook’s Bun proper coming very soon, and the first 11 pages now available for free on Gumroad, we look back at that sampler issue about a giant bunny trying to find his way in the world. But does writer Mike Sambrook manage to create a sweet all ages tale, that […]
“This wasn’t about making a book for kids at all, we wanted to make a book that everybody can enjoy” Mike Sambrook on the challenges of writing for all ages with Bun (Plus exclusive FREE Slaycation comic!)
Madius Comics’s Bun was one of our favourite surprise packages of 2017, so we were thrilled to discover that this tale of a giant rabbit moving to the big city would be getting a full release in time for this year’s Thought Bubble (plus the original 11 page sampler is now available for free on […]
While best known for their anthology Papercuts and Inkstains, the guys at Madius Comics are bringing out more and more character-centric comics; from creepy horror Corsair to new All-Ages comic Bun (which our interview about here). However, perhaps the new star of the Madius show is salty sea dog Griff Gristle, who returns for more high-seas, monster hunting […]
Thought Bubble continue to be the pinnacle of the Comic Convention calendar for indie and small press comic creators, and this year’s event looks set to be even bigger and better than ever! With a guest list that include some of the biggest names in comics (such as Brian K Vaughan, Sara Pichelli and more) […]
From the brain of the third Madius Comics amigo – Nick Gonzo – comes a new dark and horrific tale about a supernatural detective on the hunt for a missing person that feels like a mix between an occult Columbo and a creepy ghost story .
“It’s a celebration of the work we’ve done so far” Rob Jones and Mike Sambrook tell all about the Papercuts and Inkstains Collected Edition on Kickstarter
Those shy and retiring chaps from Madius Comics are back with a new Kickstarter, collecting together the first 7 issues of their 6-part anthology Papercuts and Inkstains. So what can we expect in the collection of their superb anthology? Well, funny you should ask as writer Rob Jones and Mike Sambrook are always up for a chat […]