ICE logoComic fans in the Midlands are to be treated to an epic weekend as the International Comics Expo 2016 (ICE) arrives in town with guests that include Empire Strikes Back producer Gary Kurtz, The Walking Dead’s Charlie Adlard and Suicide Squad’s Rob Williams – plus many more! Our intrepid reporter Olly MacNamee finds out what’s going down in Brum this weekend…

FLINTLOCK#1 PREVIEW coverWith a successfully funded Kickstarter campaign behind him, Steve Tanner, Flintlock writer and Time Bomb Comics’ Godfatherly figure, has kindly offered us here at Pipedream Comics a first look at this debut issue. The comic itself intends to create a shared universe of characters set in the 18th century and will span the entire century as the stories progress and unfold.

Amazing Spiderman and SilkSpider-Man and Silk aren’t necessarily getting along right now, but that won’t stop them from having to work together when they’re accidentally thrown back in time to just before they got their powers! Experience their adventure in all the glory of Marvel’s Infinite format as we take a fantastic first look at The Amazing Spider-Man & Silk: The Spider(Fly) Effect #1 out today!

RAD#1.CoverHot off the heels of winning our App of the Year and Digital Comic of the Year polls, we’ve been given a fantastic first look at the new Madefire motion book RAD #1 from Josh Wilkie and Evan Limberger. A rare albino dolphin turned Navy science project with a cybernetic weaponized body and thirst for justice! You can watch the whole first episode below…

Robotworld on ScrollonScrollon, the innovative sideways scrolling digital comics app from filmmaker Doug Lefler has revealed an exciting new series from respected storyboard artist Mark Moretti. “Mission: Abort”, is the first chapter of Moretti’s new series Robotworld and is available now on the Scrollon app and we’ve got a fantastic first look!

Aces WeeklyJust in time for Halloween David Lloyd and his team of digital demons bring you Aces Weekly Volume 13! The award winning digital comic anthology is available in weekly instalments from www.acesweekly.co.uk and features some of the world’s best digital comic creators. We get exclusive insights from publisher David Lloyd and take a first look at all the new series. 

When they’re not bringing us some of the most ground-breaking digital comics around like Batman: Arkham Origins, or converting some of the comics world’s biggest names like Batman, Superman and Hellboy into motion books, Liam Sharp and the Madefire team find time to create some of the most innovative digital comics around. Hot on the heels of these fantastic licensed titles Sharp return to his own creation, the Digital Comic of the Year 2012, and Madefire OriginalCaptain Stone Is Missing #7, for a fantastic new episode coming soon in 2014 and we were lucky enough to be given a first look with some comments from Liam himself!

Aces Weekly, the  digital comic art weekly from David ‘V for Vendetta’ Lloyd starts its latest seven-week run this week with volume 8. Described as “an SF and fantasy bumper edition, packed full of seasonal cheer” we’ve got a fantastic first look with comments from David Lloyd himself!