We’ve all heard of Sigmund Freud: the founding father of psychoanalysis, interpreter of dreams, creator of the theories of repression and the Freudian slip. But we’ve heard very little about one of his earliest disciples, Howard Frink. In ‘Frink and Freud: The American Patient’, writer Pierre Pèju and artist Lionel Richerand attempt to amend this, by telling Frink’s bizarre story from beginning to end, and how he inadvertently cast a dark shadow over Freud’s professional career.
Launching a series about a teenage girl, her cat and her grandmother seems, on the surface, an unusual move for 2000AD. But when the girl is an intergalactic bounty hunter piloting the starship Full Tilt Boogie, things start to fall into place. Does this series from Alex de Campi and Eduardo Ocana hit the jackpot or is it a bit of a lemon?
We take a look at volume 1 of Scales and Scoundrels a fantasy series about a group of treasure hunters that has found a new home and lease of life thanks to its re-release at TKO Studios.
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!
An ousted magician, banned from her guard because of patriarchal sexism. An ex-police detective who brutally lost her arm. Alone they struggle, together they form the supernatural crime fighting duo Smithers and Wing.
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.
Flying Bears! Cave Women! Vampires in the Asda car park! Yes, the long-awaited Shaky Kane and Krent Able collaboration Kane & Able (of course) is here but are you ready for it?
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?
It’s no secret that we are huge fans of Ryan K Lindsay (Everfrost, Eternal) and so when we discovered his latest series with Sebastian Piriz (Disaster Inc) was being released via the venerable Heavy Metal magazine we knew we had to find a copy and check it out. Set upon an alien world where intergalactic refugees have been invited, can Black Beacon find a home with readers?
True love can be a tricky concept to comprehend, especially as a teenager with no experience. What constitutes love? Is it sex? Attraction? Romance? And do you need a romantic partner to be truly happy? On her summer holiday, Viola learns a lot more about love than she expected in Assia Petricelli and Sergio Ricardi’s ‘Forever’.