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’.
Sentinel was one of the biggest British hits of last year, mixing sci-fi, humour and adventure. Now the team behind that title, Alan Holloway and Ed Doyle, have launched a title aimed at younger readers called Crackpot. Inspired by the likes of The Beano and Whizzer and Chips, Crackpot is a familiar mix of mad […]
Our latest small press spotlight features a selection of comics with an horrific edged to them. They include: tortured robots in ID-10T – Error; mysterious mental patients in Busy Littles Bees; and a creepy road to hell in Clutch.
Set in a world where everyone can astral project, O.B.E. – Out of Body Experience sees detective Cole is called to a series of mysterious deaths that may or may not be connected to the mysterious institute O.B.E., home of enigmatic professor Medlock who is the practice’s leading light.
Having recently completed a successful Kickstarter Campaign, Grayham Puttock and Adam Jakes’ Longpig #1 is a horror thriller about a mysterious family with a taste for the disturbing. But is this really a delectable entree to a great new comic series or will it leave readers with a bitter taste?
Travelling through space and time to save the world from rogue dinosaurs or Russian love machines, Jonathan Stevenson and Luke Balmer Kemp’s The Disconauts is a delightfully daft and frequently hilarious comic strip adventure that is packed full of puns, flares and funky moves!
Imagine watching others undeservedly live in the lap of luxury due to their status whilst you struggle to pay the bills, get enough food to live, and provide for your family, working every day for a pittance. Would you think that this is fair? Protagonist Frank Owen certainly doesn’t think so in Sophie and Scarlett Rickard’s faithful graphic novel adaptation of Robert Tressell’s socialist novel, ‘The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists’.
A teenage boy looking for love is transformed into a swamp monster. A pregnant woman turns into a tree. A secret agent following the orders of a sinister balloon marries a human goat. I Feel Love is, it is fair to say, not your traditional anthology.
It feels like it’s been a whole couple of days since we last saw a fantastic Vault Comics release a new comic and so, this week, we check out their first issue of their new series the Blue Flame. The comic, by Christopher Cantwell and Adam Gorham, follows the story of a Superhero in two very different adventures. Can Vault’s new series burn bright with readers or will the winds or the market blow it straight out?
A second volume of the fantastic supernatural crime procedural Harker: The Book of Solomon is now funding on Kickstarter. We look back at the first and see whether our sleuthing skills were up to scratch now we’ve read the sinister finale!