Saloons and Spaceships

The Ignis Quadrant Chapters 0 and 1 Evan Carothers – Writer and Designer, Jezreel Rojales – Artist, Mariam Yasser – Colourist, Justin “Lettersquids” – Letters Comics loves to embrace the cultural zeitgeist. Just look at Marvel in the 70’s and 80’s. There are few successful genres that they did not turn their hand to. Martial arts movies doing well? Get Iron Fist and Shang-Chi out … Continue reading Saloons and Spaceships

Something Fishy

The Shadow Over Innsmouth Part One: Descent Into Innsmouth by Simon Birks, with art by R. H. Stewart, and letters by Lyndon White H.P. Lovecraft is a writer who has made a tremendous impact on popular culture. His influence can be felt in books, games, music, films and of course comics. Among the many comics showing a Lovecraftian influence are Hellboy, Locke and Key and Alan … Continue reading Something Fishy

This Book Could Be Your Life

Love and Rockets – Punk, Pettibon and the Birth of the Cool I recently commissioned James Corcoran to draw me his version of Maggie and Hopey from Love and Rockets. A very tall order I know as Jaime Hernandez is one of the greatest comics artists of all time. I loved his wrestling themed drawing and the extra sketch of Penny Century was absolutely amazing. … Continue reading This Book Could Be Your Life

Look and Learn

The Impending Blindness of Billie Scott  by Zoe Thorogood There are a lot of comics out there, but not always the variety you might expect. I don’t blame creators for picking out the genres that they enjoy or indeed what they know is more likely to sell – autobiography, superheroes, horror. Many of these are great comics, occasionally fantastic comics,  but it can make it … Continue reading Look and Learn