Here at Pipedream Comics we’re big fans of writers and artists who embrace the world of self-publishing.. One of our favourites at the moment is Blair D Shedd, aka @OneGemini, creator of his own Kickstarter funded series The Raptor (which should see the light of day sometime in November) as well as artist on Dr […]
We interview the biggest names in indie and small press comics about their latest work, their inspirations and what they can recommend to up and coming creators.
“There is no limit to what can inspire you” Petit model Isobella Jade talks Model Life, iPhones and more
You wouldn’t naturally link fashion and digital comics, but petit model Isobella Jade has linked these two disparate worlds to create the awesome Model Life, now available on iVerse’s Comics + app. Isobella took the trials and tribulations of her life as a model who is less than 5’4″ and turned them into a series of fantastic […]
When it comes to producing artwork on the iPad it’s great to see what creative people come up with using apps like Brushes, ArtRage and SketchBook Pro. What’s even better though is to see what professional comic artists can produce with them. I recently came across the iPad sketches of Irredeemable artist Peter Krause and […]
“I hope this book hits big with all the fans of Apple and Steve Jobs” Writer CW Cooke and artists Chris Schmidt discuss Steve Jobs the Comic
There are very few CEO’s of a multi-national corporation who can make front page news across the globe when they resign. However Apple’s Steve Jobs did just that in August when he handed in his notice from the computing giant he co-founded back in 1976. The man who bought Apple back from the brink in […]
“Digital platforms offer massive opportunities for reaching new people” Liam Sharp talks about Madefire, Mam Tor and more!
The brilliant Liam Sharp may have made his name in the UK comics scene back in the early 1990s drawing Judge Dredd for 2000ad and then the awesome Death’s Head for Marvel UK, but these days he has become a champion of self-publishing via his Mam Tor publishing company. Now he is set to burst […]
“It’s like a self contained ecosystem which really speeds up the entire process of creation” UK artist Tony Wicks discusses web comic Angel Papers – now created entirely on iPad
With self publishing becoming increasingly easy in the digital world, it’s never been a better time to produce your own comic. UK writer and artist Tony Wicks has fully embraced that ideal as not only is his web comic Angel Papers released digitally, but earlier this year he announced to the world that was now […]
“We are a group of friends who created a comic that is read all over the world” The team behind Comics Hero – Old Habits (Die Hard) tell how to create your own iPad comics.
If you were to create a ven diagram of this site, then on one side you would have comics, on the other side you would have iPads and right in the middle where the two circles overlap would be Comic Hero: Old Habits (Die Hard). An interactive comic which you can read on your iPad […]
“The iPad may be THE new digital distribution method” Cartoonist and letterer Chris Eliopoulos talks Cowboys and iPads
As a graphic designer I’ve always been a big fan of the look of a comics – often more so than the story. Growing up I used to love analysing the lettering in old comics books and then in the 90s everything changed with advent of digital and a new generation of super talented typographers […]
“There are visions undreamed of that will grow out of the fertile imaginations of comics creators once they embrace the tablet” Frazer Irving on his love for the world of iPad comics
British artist Frazer Irving has worked his distinctive magic on such diverse books as classic 2000AD to Grant Morrison’s Batman Incorporated. If you’ve seen his digital artwork on his blog or Tumblr, then you will know he is a man who loves the world of digital comics, so I dropped him a line and asked […]
“It’s possible to give away your project for free and still turn a profit” Artist Paul Duffield talks about the legacy of weekly web comic Freakangels
This month the brilliant Freak Angels by Warren Ellis and Paul Duffield published it’s final episode online. A brilliant steam punk story of Whitechapel based telepaths known as Freakangels who are born with special powers at the same time and swear and shag their way around a post flood London. Although not the first online […]