We all know how sci-fi can be used as an powerful allegory for modern life issues – from racism to consumerism and beyond. Paul Allor and Paul Tucker’s new book Hollow Heart, from Vault Comics is a fantastic example of this using the genre to tell a really interesting and unconventional love story which challenges […]
Brigantia #1 and 2 by Christopher Mole and Melissa Tender is an historical (esque) fictional series about the protector Goddess of ancient Britain who finds herself thrust to the present day thanks to her enemy. Can this series find itself enough Believers or will it end up being forgotten?
Part of their new TKO shorts collection, Hand Me Down from Alex Paknadel, Jen Hickman and Simon Bowland is a slice of suburban, supernatural story-telling that is every bit as compelling as TKO’s more ambitious and high profile books like Sentient or Sara.
With the first volume of Vault’s Shadow Service due to be collected this April, now’s the perfect time to looks back at the supernatural private eye thriller that asks the question “What happens when London’s criminal underworld literally goes to Hell?”
We check out the first three issues of Major Holmes and Captain Watson, Jeff Rider, Ismael Canales and Roger Surroca’s reimagining of the great detective and his physician partner. But with new looks, personalities and even a new time period can this new Holmes and Watson beat the game or is this one case too tough to solve?
We often talk about the importance of originality in small press, and how you need to stand out from the crowd. Well Osaka Mime, the new book from Andrew Leavy manages to do just that bringing together and eclectic set of influences a unique concept and some breath taking art to produce a truly one of a kind read.
This week, Heavy Metal Entertainment’s previously new comic book line, Magma Comix, gets underway with the first issue Chasing the Dragon by the imprint’s head honcho, Denton J Tipton. But can this title fly under the weight of being the imprint’s first release?
Comixology continue to grow their Originals line with more and more big name talent. This week Snow Angels as writer extraordinaire Jeff Lemire joins up with legendary British artist Jock to deliver a chilling sci-fi/horror
This fantastic anthology features a who’s-who of some of our favourite small press creators, and was so good it managed to gatecrash our top 10 of the year at the last minute. However with a print copy now nestling in our hands, we take a full look at what makes SKRAWL Comix Magazine the epitome of a small press anthology.
Joining the current run of great books from Black Mask Studios Critical Hit sees a pair of female vigilantes embark on a high impact slice of classic revenge thriller style action, but with a 21st century tone.