Preludes, Previews and Purchases Locked in your house for a year with nothing to do? Unable to leave your council area? Forbidden from “congragating” with others? These might be the terms of your bail, or it might just be the last year for all of us. So what to do with all the spare time? Make a comic of course. There have been a lot … Continue reading Let it Rain Comics!
Maximo Raw Book One by Laurent Minassian As I was reading this book I was listening to the radio, and the tune God Made Me Funky by The Headhunters came on. The band are Herbie Hancock’s jazz-fusion combo from the early 70’s – and it’s a funky, jazzy tune, sometimes abrasive which will carry you to a world of hot nights in the big city. … Continue reading Bloody Pulp Fiction
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
Roundup of Amazing Kickstarters Wow, there are a ton of Kickstarters on the go right now. As there will likely be no opportunity to purchase these at cons for a while, then I urge you to sign up and get some amazing comicy goodness delivered to your letterbox. There are also some nice reward tiers available for many of these like prints, sketches and original … Continue reading Kicker Conspiracy
Penguins are important. What would Batman be without the Penguin? What would orca’s eat? Hell, there is a penguin in Edinburgh Zoo that is an officer in the Norwegian army. This is true by the way. In the world of comics the Penned Guin by Alan Henderson is the essential reference point for our Antarctic pals. You can get your hands on the collected 2019 … Continue reading Black and White and read all over
Brigantia by Chris Mole, Melissa Trender, Nikki Foxrobot As a new kickstarter has been announced for issue 2 of Brigantia, I thought it would be timely to talk about Brigantia issue 1 – Stranger in a Strange Land which I picked up last year. A flame-haired Celt gets in a fight and ends up wandering in a confused fashion outside of Embankment tube in London. … Continue reading Out of Time