Rare as an Earthling

Space Captain by Michael Park and Chris Baldie Something, I don’t know what, caused every living human to disappear. Human colonies across the galaxy were suddenly abandoned. All communication with Earth ceased in an instant. Humanity just…vanished. Except for you. With the success of the final Kickstarter for this series at the end of 2018 the epic saga of the final human – Space Captain … Continue reading Rare as an Earthling

Kaiju Cost of Living

Killtopia by Dave Cook/Craig Paton/Robin Jones/Ludwig Olimba Shinji is a wrecker, he scours the forbidden Killtopia hunting grounds looking for salvage from rogue, diseased mechs. Technology is building the city – terraforming mechs using nano tech for industry and agriculture. The same technology is killing humanity – nanotech is being consumed by humans who succumb to ‘the rot’ – unable to heal themselves as the … Continue reading Kaiju Cost of Living

Did those feet in ancient times

A New Jerusalem by Benjamin Dickson published by New Internationalist As we stumble towards the latest Brexit political crisis we have heard of lot about our valiant island history and the sacrifices of our stoic forbears. ‘No deal? – well we managed through World War Two, through the blitz didn’t we?’ The reality of war is rather different of course and when the war is … Continue reading Did those feet in ancient times

Out of Time

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

Automatic for the Sheeple

Alex Automatic issue 3. Fraser Campbell, Colin Bell, David B Cooper and James Corcoran. This is the third issue of the super-spy psycho-thriller Alex Automatic from Cabal Comics and among the Kickstarter rewards was a soundtrack (from Allan Swan) that may put you in mind of a freaky 70’s kids TV show with a BBC Radiophonic Workshop theme tune. Think Dr Who but less wholesome. … Continue reading Automatic for the Sheeple