It has been a few years since Theatrics’ first performance graced our digital desks, but this week we check out the 2nd volume of writer Neil Gibson and TPub’s incredible webcomic, Theatrics. Continuing the story of an actor reinventing himself after a life changing attack, can Theatrics take it’s now to a standing ovation or will its final act struggle to draw the crowds
As you would expect with a name like Hell in Stalingrad, this new book from Rob Jones (Madius Comics) and Matt Hardy (Mad Robot Comics) is a harrowing tale of soldiers and satanism in the rubble of one of the second world war’s most bloody conflicts.
We’re a bit late to the party with Pop Kill, the awesome crowd funded series from industry heavyweights Jimmy Palmiotti (Painkiller Jane, Harley Quinn) and Dave Johnson (100 Bullets) which is funding its final two issues on Kickstarter now. Like the world of warring soda companies it is set in this is a high energy […]
With nearly 80 years of publishing history amongst them, Superheroes have been the centre of a lot of stories, many of which can find its roots in real life. However, in this genre where there is the ‘illusion of change’ one story which is most often overlooked is the idea of a superhero as a […]
If you’re going to produce a comic based on an epic sci-fi video game, then hiring a writer with the pedigree of Dan Abnett (Marvel UK, Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel Cosmic) is a pretty good start. Espeically if you then recruit some of indie comics most exciting names like Gustaffo Vargas (MANU) and Emma […]
With this weekend’s Thought Bubble Comic Festival turning into a purely digital affair, there have not been the raft of new books coming our way this month. However there have still been a few and so we take a look at some of them here.
The Fall line up of new books from TKO Studios all seem to have a darkly and foreboding air to them and we’ll be bringing you reviews of them in the coming weeks. However, the first to creep out of the shadows is Redfork from GIGA’s Alex Pakndael, but just what is hiding beneath the […]
Our review of the first issue of this queer high school comedy got lost in the first lockdown. And so with the second issue now funding on Kickstarter we thought it was the perfect time to dust off our voodoo kit and re-enter the world of Darkboy and Adler
A Dark Interlude sees us returning to the harrowing world of Fearscape and it’s flawed hero Henry Henry. Ryan O’Sullivan’s Fearscape was one of the smartest books we read in 2018, and this new volume is every bit as self aware and gloriously self referential as it’s predecessor.
We take a look at three great small press titles: Hoards of Surrey from Dave Wimblett and Rory Donald; Joe Stone’s Neurotic Fiction, and Blue Fox Comics adaptation of the HP Lovecraft classic, The Shadows over Innsmouth.