At Last the Light is a gothic tale set in the nineteenth century, a tale of ghosts, fog and abandoned lighthouses. Will it sweep you up to Wuthering Heights or send you plummeting down as dramatically as The Fall of the House of Usher? Let’s find out.
This month’s small press spotlight sees us turn our attention to some shadowy contemporary crime in Point Blank, a case of supernatural writers block in Deadliner and a fantastical owl adventurer in Mossvale.
Set in 1930’s USA during The Great Depression, photographer John Clark is tasked with documenting the Dust Bowl; a period of severe dust storms that damage ecology and agriculture. But how much can photographs help the plight of the people when it comes to deadly dust storms wreaking havoc? Find out in Aimée de Jongh’s new graphic novel, Days of Sand!
Released through Vault Comics, Quests Aside, created by Brian Schirmer, Elena Gogou, Rebecca Nalty and AndWorld Designs, is a story about the goings on within a medieval tavern for both its staff and patrons.
The latest from Killtopia’s Dave Cook and artist Steve Gregson is an over-the-top homage to 90s side scrolling beat-em-ups, Hong Kong cinema and classic anime!
One of the strengths of ComIXology’s Originals platform is that has the courage to release genuinely interesting books, not just the usual genre classics and Crema – a story of supernatural baristas from South American – is a perfect example of this.
West of Sundown #1 is a Horror/Western comic created by Tim Seeley, Aaron Campbell, Jim Terry, Triona Farrell and Crank! as it follows the journey of a man attempting to return his vampiric mistress back to the place of her rebirth. Can it take a big bite out of the comic shop shelves or will it burn up once it hits sunlight?
‘Arr ye ready kids?!’ Today we’re taking a deep dive under the ocean to Bikini Bottom, home of a particularly loveable sponge and his fishy pals. Can Spongebob Comics Volume 1 live up to the creativity and vibrancy of its TV counterpart? There’s only one way to find out!
One genre which always piques our interest is classic noir tales, stories inspired by the great noir detectives of the 30’s and 40’s. As such, we check out My .22 Always works, a Noir story told in honour of Silver-Age legend Wally Wood and created by Russell Hillman, David Baf Gallart and Sergio Calvet, as it is released by its creators to those who helped it reach its Kickstarter target.
“If the laws of nature cannot prevail here, what chance have the laws of the land?” This introduction to Keith Page’s Strawjack: The Terror or Romney Marsh from novelist and film maker Stephen Walsh sets the tone for this new graphic novel perfectly. It’s a tale of salty sea dogs, scarecrows and magic but should you send your hard-earned doubloons on it?