With nearly 80 years of publishing history amongst them, Superheroes have been the centre of a lot of stories, many of which can find its roots in real life. However, in this genre where there is the ‘illusion of change’ one story which is most often overlooked is the idea of a superhero as a […]
If you’re going to produce a comic based on an epic sci-fi video game, then hiring a writer with the pedigree of Dan Abnett (Marvel UK, Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel Cosmic) is a pretty good start. Espeically if you then recruit some of indie comics most exciting names like Gustaffo Vargas (MANU) and Emma […]
With this weekend’s Thought Bubble Comic Festival turning into a purely digital affair, there have not been the raft of new books coming our way this month. However there have still been a few and so we take a look at some of them here.
The Fall line up of new books from TKO Studios all seem to have a darkly and foreboding air to them and we’ll be bringing you reviews of them in the coming weeks. However, the first to creep out of the shadows is Redfork from GIGA’s Alex Pakndael, but just what is hiding beneath the […]
Our review of the first issue of this queer high school comedy got lost in the first lockdown. And so with the second issue now funding on Kickstarter we thought it was the perfect time to dust off our voodoo kit and re-enter the world of Darkboy and Adler
A Dark Interlude sees us returning to the harrowing world of Fearscape and it’s flawed hero Henry Henry. Ryan O’Sullivan’s Fearscape was one of the smartest books we read in 2018, and this new volume is every bit as self aware and gloriously self referential as it’s predecessor.
We take a look at three great small press titles: Hoards of Surrey from Dave Wimblett and Rory Donald; Joe Stone’s Neurotic Fiction, and Blue Fox Comics adaptation of the HP Lovecraft classic, The Shadows over Innsmouth.
Can Burn Residue stoke the fires of interest or will this be a title whose flame is anything but eternal?
Jonny Cannon’s The United is an anarchic mix of post modern superheroism, with shades of classic Marvel UK, late 90s British Invasion books and the best of the current Indie supers scene, all bursting forth from this epic new collection. . Publisher: Cannonhill Comics Writer/Artist: Jonny Cannon Price: Currently funding on Kickstarter This new hardcover […]
Giga is the latest blockbuster from Vault Comics, and is another fantastic example of just why we bang on about how great Vault are in so many of our reviews. Alongside this month’s other big release, A Fear Inside, this is one of Vault’s premier titles for 2020 and is every bit as epic as […]