Small Press Comics
A glorious mixture of classic spy cliches all set in a medieval/fantasy world, Damsel from D.I.S.T.R.E.S.S. is a new series from Béte Noir’s Andrew Clemson that is well worth rescuing, or rather being rescued by!
Plainer Jane #1(Broken Face Comics) While this might sound like a lost story from Tammy or Jinty it’s anything but. Plainer Jane is not your average school girl, she is actually a dark web assassin who kills for cash. This debut issue from Broken Face Comics follows her origins from confused young girl who kills […]
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.
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.
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.
These two anthologies is the new product of the WIP comics collective, a group of like minded creators from London who have been brought together by Stutter’s Joe Stone. As you might guess from the names, Success and Failure are both themed around the subjects and feel like a very apt pair of topics for […]
The first book from Josh (Glorious Wrestling Alliance) Hicks’ new venture CPE Books, is Biggol, a fantastic documentary comic from his long time table mate Ioan Morris. Biggol tells the story of a fictitious fantasy TV program in the 1960s and reads like a TV documentary with talking heads, interviews and flashbacks. It’s steeped in […]
My Love Lies Under The Sea is one of those comics where trying to explain what happens in it, diminishes it’s impact.
Debuting on Kickstarter this week comes IND-XED a slice of really unique and thought-provoking dystopian science fiction from writer Fraser Campbell (Alex Automatic) and artist Lucy Sullivan (Barking).
Quarantine sees Jordan Thomas and an army of top class comic artists used the lockdown to their advantage by telling a story about what happens to a family who are forced to remain in their own home.
We’re always a sucker for a great crime comic and Rory McConville and Joe Palmer’s Write It In Blood is a bit of a cracker, with the body count of a Scorsese movie and sparkling dialogue of a Coen Brothers movie, it’s a delightful tale of two brothers on the run from a mob boss […]
Fraser Campbell and James Corcoran’s mind-bending 60s spy series Alex Automatic is back with a new double issue, but is this small press stalwart still an automatic choice?! Publisher: Cabal Comics Writer: Fraser Campbell Artist: James Corcoran, David B Cooper, Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou Price: Now funding on Kickstarter The strange and outlandish world of Alex Automatic […]