Small Press Comics
Halloween may still be a few months away but when it comes to comics, Horror can be anytime as James Blundell checks out a trio of horror based anthology issues including: London Horror Comic, Torments and Fables of Fear.
This month’s small press spotlight all features strong female characters, and range from Nazi fighting French girls in Marguerite vs The Occupation; to demonic siblings in The Manderfield Devil; and finally fairies on demand with Fairy Fare.
Joining the likes of Alexander Utkin’s Gamayun Tales, as a book inspired by Slavic folktales, Kamila Krol’s Rusalka is beautiful and dreamlike look at the origins of a Polish water demon. But will this be another timeless classic or a damp squib?
Fresh off the heels of the fantastic Milford Green Saga collected edition, Samuel George London and Mikael Hankonen are back together with Access Denied. Set in a time where Artificial intelligence has colonised Mars, this comic tells the story of two very different people finding love despite their respective people’s animosity. But will it bring readers head over heels?
Our latest round up of small press comics features: native American pulp vigilates in The Owl: Osage Guardian; floral sisters investigating their mother’s mysterious death in The Deadliest Bouquet; and the brilliantly monikered Hardcore Bazooka All Stars!
About as different as can be from the creator of ‘Badger vs. Tiger’, John Cei Douglas brings us ‘a silently sequential narrative journey’ in All The Places In Between – a subtle and thoughtful look at mental health and identity from Liminal 11.
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.
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?
Our latest round-up of great new indie comics has a very crime focused feel with arctic misadventure Freak Snow, Blue Fox Comics’ undead revenge thriller Jimmys Vendetta and Ed Whiting’s 70s grindhouse crime thriller Bigger Fish.
Set in five different corners of London (East, West, North, South and Central), Ramzee’s ‘LDN’ takes us on a journey through the London underground, stopping to tell five completely different narratives. Told in short story format with unique art-styles for each tale, Ramzee gives the reader a varied social commentary on what it’s really like to live in the big city.
The Sagas of the Shield Maiden Book One details events of a single, titular character’s many adventures, can the Asa Wheatley written comic reach a Valhalla level of success with readers?
We continue our look at some of the fantastic comics released by small press superstars Good Comics (see also our review of FML). This time we check out The Good Comics Reader Volume 2, Return by Niki Bañados and Fishes May Come Back – Emre Altindag. Good Comics Reader Volume 2 – Various This anthology […]