Archive for the ‘Independent Comics’ Category

 

If David Lynch is your inspiration, and Jean Giraud does your blurb, you’ve pretty much arrived. Rightfully so in the case of Frederik Peeters. The Swiss graphic novelist of Blue Pills fame, has outdone himself with Pachyderme. Like his muse, Peeters plays with a blurry line between reality and surreality, and for the reader, the experience is more like negotiating a tightrope, just a precarious misstep away from some perhaps perilous but definitely peculiar fate.

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Harvey Award winning writer Joshua Hale Fialkov is well known for penning hair-raising horror titles including Echoes, I, Vampire, and Elk’s Run. The opening sequence of his upcoming Oni Press series, The Life After, may be his scariest scenario yet. In its plausibility…

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We recently had the opportunity to interview the team behind Comic Who (www.ComicWho.com), a Doctor Who-based webcomic!  Marco Castiello (writer) and Elisa Moriconi (artist) are the duo behind the chibi-style comic strips. Comic Who has quickly become one of our favorite webcomics, mostly due to the general charm and clever Doctor Who humor that Whovians know and love.  Castiello and Moriconi have recently launched a redesigned website, so be sure to take a look!  This creative duo has created a truly lovely webcomic, and it was an absolute pleasure having the opportunity to interview them.
Courtesy Septagon Studios, Inc.

Courtesy Septagon Studios, Inc.

Back in November, gameandcomic.com reviewed the first volume of Archeologists of Shadows, The Resistance.  We were big fans, particularly noting the book’s fantastic action sequences and dreamlike art. (Read Andrew’s full review of A.O.S. Vol. 1 here.)  But is the second installment of Septagon Studios’ most ambitious project, Once a Nightmare, any good? (more…)

Courtesy Septagon Studios Inc.

Courtesy Septagon Studios Inc.

Tomorrow, I’ll be revealing my review of Septagon Studios’ Archeologists of Shadows, Volume 2: Once a Nightmare.  But as a sneak peek, check of some of Patricio Clarey’s art from the book ComicsBulletin.com called “absolutely breathtaking.” (more…)

Courtney Crumrin #7 Cover by Oni Press

Courtney Crumrin #7 Cover by Oni Press

In a dark, magic-filled world, Courtney Crumrin is the last of the Crumrin witches.  An intriguing story, written by Ted Naifeh, features just a little girl who is trying to fully master her powers.  However, as Great Uncle Aloysius attempts to capture Courtney, she has to rely on the help of others to stay safe.

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Cover for Issue 1 of Archeologists of Shadows

Cover for Issue 1 of Archeologists of Shadows

Wanna read a comic about humans trying to escape a robot infested dystopia while trying to keep all of their limbs intact? Yeah, writer Lara Fuentes and artist Patricio Clarey thought you might…

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