The Comixology Originals stable has evolved into a really interesting collection of titles: from LGBT superheroes, to afterlife taxis and arctic epics. The latest to join this eclectic crew is folk horror Double Walker but will it make great strides for original content or trip over its own feet on the way to the summit.
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Our latest round up of small press comics features: native American pulp vigilates in The Owl: Osage Guardian; floral sisters investigating their mother’s mysterious death in The Deadliest Bouquet; and the brilliantly monikered Hardcore Bazooka All Stars!
About as different as can be from the creator of ‘Badger vs. Tiger’, John Cei Douglas brings us ‘a silently sequential narrative journey’ in All The Places In Between – a subtle and thoughtful look at mental health and identity from Liminal 11.
Scout Comic’s Black Cotton gives a fresh spin on contemporary racial tensions by swapping the traditional roles with a rich black family coming under fire for their attitudes towards minority whites. But is Black Cotton a tale worth spinning?
Our latest small press spotlight features a selection of comics with an horrific edged to them. They include: tortured robots in ID-10T – Error; mysterious mental patients in Busy Littles Bees; and a creepy road to hell in Clutch.
Set in a world where everyone can astral project, O.B.E. – Out of Body Experience sees detective Cole is called to a series of mysterious deaths that may or may not be connected to the mysterious institute O.B.E., home of enigmatic professor Medlock who is the practice’s leading light.
Travelling through space and time to save the world from rogue dinosaurs or Russian love machines, Jonathan Stevenson and Luke Balmer Kemp’s The Disconauts is a delightfully daft and frequently hilarious comic strip adventure that is packed full of puns, flares and funky moves!
A second volume of the fantastic supernatural crime procedural Harker: The Book of Solomon is now funding on Kickstarter. We look back at the first and see whether our sleuthing skills were up to scratch now we’ve read the sinister finale!
Our latest round-up of great new indie comics has a very crime focused feel with arctic misadventure Freak Snow, Blue Fox Comics’ undead revenge thriller Jimmys Vendetta and Ed Whiting’s 70s grindhouse crime thriller Bigger Fish.
There’s a wonderful correlation between wrestling and comics, with both featuring valiant heroes and over the top villains and this is especially so in the world of small press. One of our favourites who really manage to capture that dynamic is James Lawrence’s Legend of La Mariposa and he is back with a collection of new knockout adventures in The Climb and Other Stories.