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.
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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.
There are few uk comic creators as original as Shaky Kane. From the epic Bulletproof Coffin to the superb Last Driver to last years awesome Kane and Able. But while is truly one of a kind it takes a certain kind of writer to really bring the best out of his unique technicolour artwork. Joining […]
Now available in a gorgeous paperback edition, we revisit Molly Mendoza’s Skip from Nobrow Press, which falls into the same Studio Ghibli-esque folktale inspired world that we loved in their recent releases like Hicotea or Gamayun Tales. As a young boy is transported into a dream like other world, along with his strange new friend […]
The latest offering from ComiXology Originals, .Self sees High Crimes writer Christopher Sebela explore a near future dystopian tech story, which these days has the simple short hand of being described as bit like Black Mirror. But what kind of reflection will we see when we look back in the virtual mirror at our .self?
This slice of demonic horror from ComiXology Originals sees superstar writer Scott Snyder (American Vampire, Nocterra) team back up with Batman and Spawn artist Greg Capullo, for a slice of grisly visceral story telling.
Even though it is a new year we are still discovering some fantastic new indie and small press comics (with some being leftover from 2021 as well!). This time we look at some ambitious fantasy from Scout Comics, a fun monster adventure from Fraser Campbell and an Irish folklore anthology. A Kings Vengeance #1 (Scout […]
We’ve seen a fair few viking books come our way in recent years, from Asa Wheatley’s Sagas of the Shield Maiden, to Ryan K Lindsay’s Eternal and more. The latest to this list is Sean Fahey’s River of Blood, a Viking horror which is as much about the thrills and chills as it is the big beards and even bigger battle axes!
There is a great tradition of indie comics featuring anthropomorphic animals from Scurry to MULP to Mice Templar and more. The latest to join this pantheon is Animal Castle from newcomers Ablaze Comics. But will this tale of a literal animal kingdom reign supreme or just be another one of the peasants.