We countdown of the best indie and small press comics of year continues our journey to finding out the Indie Comic of the Year 2018. This time we look at Victorian superheros, caffeine addicted journalists, retro bad girls, warrior sword maidens, South American drug mules and demonic theme parks.
Tag: Merrick The Sensational Elephantman
For their follow up to last year’s excellent new issues of Merrick The Sensational Elephantman, writer Tom Ward and artist Luke Parker have teamed up with Dr Crowe creator Corey Friya to create an awesome Victorian crossover. With both characters have strong steam punk and golden age hero roots, it’s a perfect combination and has […]
We’re beginning to get close to the top 10 now. Here are the ones which just missed out, including: anthropomorphic mouse archaeologists, Victorian superheroes, accidental cannibals and Aussie sharpshooters.
“Spring Heeled Jack is the first ‘super villain’ for The Elephantman” writer Tom Ward talks Merrick The Sensational Elephantman: The Gamblers Cards
When we reached the end of Treves: A Restless Night (the recent spin off to Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman) it left us clamouring for more adventures of the Victorian sideshow superhero. And fortunately we have not had to wait long, as writer Tom Ward and artist Luke Parker are back, with a new two part story, […]
From the pages of our favourite Victorian superhero adventure, Merrick the Sensational Elephantman, comes Treves: A Restless Night. Writer Tom Ward and artist Luke Parker’s prequel/spin off explores the early days of Merrick’s long time ally Treves in India, complete with cursed locals, zombie stonemasons and sinister tentacled beasties. But will it be as sensational […]
“There are so many parallels to classic superhero tropes” Writer Tom Ward on why Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman made a perfect choice for a comic book
What if the infamous Victorian sideshow attraction Joseph Merrick was actually a superhero who hid his powers in plain sight? This is the brilliant premise that writer Tom Ward and artist Luke Parker have built their series Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman around. One of the most original and exciting digital comics around, (it made our Best […]
Sunday Digest 23/02/12 – this weekend’s must-read digital comics include Unity #4, Testament Omnibus and Merrick The Sensational Elephantman
This week’s must-read digital comics include the final chapter in the first story arc of Valiant’s epic Unity crossover, a spiritual and existential science fiction omnibus in Doug Rushkoff’s Testament and a reimagining of a Victorian curiosity in Merrick The Sensational Elephantman.