Geis_cover_rgbGeis – pronounced Gesh – is a Gallic word meaning curse or taboo and this new book from Nobrow Press is anything but cursed! It sees a group of nobles compete to be chief of their town after a sorceress curses the will of their chief and mixes a European fairytale feel with the high production values that Nobrow have made their signature. We catch up with creator Alexis Deacon to find out the real secrets behind this delightfully dark new graphic novel and it’s cursed name.

HowToSurviveInTheNorth_coverA multi-stranded tale that takes historical accounts of early 20th century arctic expeditions and interweaves them with a fictional account of an academic having a mid-life crisis may sound like a pretty weird mixture of stories for a comic, however Luke Healy’s How To Survive In The North from Nobrow Press is an utterly fascinating, meandering look at loneliness and survival in extraordinary circumstances, that expertly defies any initial concerns over it’s rather odd synopsis.

DCAPPOTY2015-logoIn 2014 Madefire were crowned the best Digital Comics App of the year for their mix of innovative motion comics and growing platform of new titles from major publishers. But how will they fair this year, in the face of opposition from new publishing platforms, digital innovators and a few old rivals who are getting stronger and stronger!

Nobrow app iconNobrow aren’t a name you might instantly associate with digital comics as this small scale UK-based  publisher specialise in boutique high quality *print* graphic novels and art comics. However this new Nobrow iPad app takes that high quality publishing model and brings it to a new digital audience translating some of their amazing titles into sumptuous looking digital comics. But can Nobrow maintain their tradition of high quality art comics in this disposable digital world?