We all know that Nasa has done some AMAZING stuff in its time: walking on the moon, the space shuttle, the Apollo 8 mission… The list is endless! Could traversing into the world of graphic novels be their biggest challenge yet? Let’s find out in their new interactive graphic novel First Woman: Nasa’s Promise to Humanity, Issue 1: Dream to Reality!
With comic conventions back on the agenda once again, we take a look at some of the books appearing at this year’s Thought bubble comic festival, which include the 4th volume of Dan Butcher renowned superhero webcomic, Vanguard.
The story of Gawain and the Green Knight is the stuff of Arthurian legend with the first written account going back to the Middle Ages. Hot on the heels of David Lowery’s powerful film version earlier this year comes a new graphic novel from writer John Reppion and artist MD Penman, ready for its debut at this month’s Thought Bubble.
Thought Bubble Comic Festival 2021 – indie and small press preview – all the books debuting this year!
After more than a year away, Comic Convention season is back again. And there are few bigger than the Thought Bubble Comic Festival 2021 in Harrogate. It takes place on November 13th and 14th in Harrogate and is a veritable Who’s Who of the indie and small press world. It’s the Glastonbury of indie comics, the Mecca of small press, and the focal point of the year for many. As such we have put together our epic annual Thought Bubble preview, featuring some of the amazing comics which will be making their debuts at the event. So get your shopping list read and here’s what you should be picking up at Thought Bubble 2021!
Lizzie Stewart has a wonderful double status in our world. On one hand she is the author of the sublime Walking Distance, but she is also the writer and illustrator of our kids’s favourite book Tiger in the Garden. As such any new work from her is met with high anticipation whichever genre she is writing in and Lights Planets People is no exception!
White Ash: Season 1 by Charlie Stickney, Conor Hughes and Tim Cramb, is a series about forbidden romance blossoming between two people in a town filled with incredible, fairytale-esque secrets. But can Scout Comics’ fantasy series give us a ‘happy ever after’ or will it turn out to be the stuff of nightmares?
A compilation of Tillie Walden’s published works with Avery Hill? All in one volume? Sign us up! Alone in Space brings together some of our very favourite comics from the last few years, but can this new collection live up to our lofty expectations and offer something new to long time readers and newcomers alike?
Society’s dependence on technology and virtual communication has increased exponentially however, could there be such a thing as too much? Well, we check out Callum Fraser, Emiliano Correa and Robin Jones’ asking that very question with Peace of Mind from Grym Comics.
If you like your superheroes speedy like The Flash and Quicksilver then Bullet is the book for you.
Out latest round up of the best new small press comics all have an earthy, folk horror theme to them. The include: Lovecraftian dystopia Abyssal Albion; Martin Hayes and Alfie Gallagher’s experimental urban legend Earth Works; and Umar Ditta’s explosive new issue of gangster/folk horror Lad #3.