There is a quote by English Poet John Milton that states “The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven”. Well, In nearly a decade, Big Punch Studio’s Jon Lock seems to have taken this notion almost literally as he has created his own Heaven […]
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Since his breakout turn as the artist on the award winning Sex Criminals, Chip Zdarsky has swapped sides of the aisle to become a revered writer in his own right with great turns on Marvel 2-in-1, Daredevil and the Invaders. Now he is set to bring his new book Afterlift to the ComiXology Originals stable, […]
This new book from Humanoids’ H1 Imprint has a classic ‘why the hell would even do that’ horror premise, as a young family from London move out to rural Northumberland into a cobweb covered cottage for the summer only to get caught up in a world of pagan sacrifice and witchcraft in Nicnevin and the […]
We take a look at the first volume of Woodland Creatures, sub-titled Wild Souls, fresh from its Kickstarter success last year as it tells the story of two werewolves as they struggle to live and stay under the radar in the Big City. Can Cristina Roswell’s title take a bite out of the competition and […]
This month’s small press spotlight ranges from a stylish arthouse thought piece (Flat Filters), to kids in the wood horror (The Dark Of The Forest) to a strip club whodunnit (Deadly Burlesque) Flat Filters (Tal Brosh and Chino Moya) This ultra-stylish new comic from Tal Brosh and Chino Moya is packed full of meticulous panels […]
The secret to writing a great genre comic is to get the perfect balance of familiar tropes and something unique to make for a compelling read. The latest creator to try and get that balance just write is David Taylor with 70-s infused crime noir revenge thriller Her Prosperity. Will this be a book worthy […]
With the Coronavirus story all over the news, Enenra #1, Markopsia’s new comic about an infected plane arriving in London from Japan, is either incredible prescient, or in very poor taste. However knowing how long it takes to make a comic, we’re assuming it’s the former! Publisher: Markosia Writer: Aaron Wroblewski Artist: Ezequiel Rubio Price: £1.49 […]
The fine folk at Vault Comics continue their fantastic form of 2019, with Finger Guns another outstanding comic from Justin Richards and Val Halvorson, that’s puts two fingers up to it’s competitors! Publisher: Vault Comics Writer: Justin Richards Artist: Val Halvorson, Rebecca Nalty (Colours), Taylor Esposito (Lettering) Price: £2.49 from ComiXology Wes is your average […]
We check out the first issue of The Misadventures of Spring-Heeled Jack, a new all-ages comic from the mind of Tom Sparke about an old London thief with a heart of gold and a serious spring in his step. However, can this cartoony cat burglar steal the hearts and minds of readers everywhere or will […]
While IT may not sound a scintillating place for an indie comic, writer Juan Espinosa makes Adventures of A System Admin read like all action rollercoaster!