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The Blue Flame With Christopher Cantwell in Vault May 2021 Solicits

The Blue Flame With Christopher Cantwell in Vault May 2021 Solicits

Vault Comics is launching The Blue Flame #1, a new cosmic superhero maxi-series from writer Christopher Cantwell, artist Adam Gorham, colourist Kurt Michael Russell, letterer Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou, and designer Tim Daniel. A preview of which, as well as all of Vault comics solicitations for May 2021, run below. The Blue Flame is a cosmic hero. The […]

More Diamond Comics Delays To Comic Shops This Week

More Diamond Comics Delays To Comic Shops This Week

There have been a lot of delays to comic book deliveries of late, with current weather issues hitting all manner of aspects of the industry. Both Diamond Comic Distributors and Lunar Distribution have faced delays to comic book stores and we now have the latest. Last week, Bleeding Cool reported that "Diamond Comic Distributor's Olive […]

Vault Comics Hollow Heart is the Best Thing About February

Vault Comics' Hollow Heart is the Best Thing About February

The season of love is upon us all, and Vault Comics has blessed comic fans with a new horror story following queer characters in a futuristic space opera called Hollow Heart. Fresh takes on any love story can be hit or miss, especially with LGBTQ+ characters, but writer Paul Allor (Guardians of the Galaxy) beautifully […]

Hollow Heart #1 Review: Messed Up

Hollow Heart #1 Review: Messed Up

Hollow Heart #1 is messed up, y'all. Like one of those deeply messed up things you read on Twitter that is unmistakably, irredeemably wrong … but also completely out of your control, like the death of Aiyana Stanley Jones or the Snyder Cut. There's a deep poignancy to the events here, but at what cost, indeed? […]

Radio Apocalypse New Ram V Anand RK Aditya Nidikar Comic From Vault

Radio Apocalypse, New Ram V, Anand RK, Aditya Nidikar Comic From Vault

Vault Comics has announced Radio Apocalypse, a new comic book series "a mix-tape for the end-times, a story of the resilience & joy of music, love & the human spirit" from writer Ram V, artist Anand RK, letterer Aditya Bidikar and designer Tim Daniel. In his newsletter, Ram V says. Back in 2015 when I […]

I Walk With Monsters #1 Review: Looking For A Way In

I Walk With Monsters #1 Review: Looking For A Way In

I Walk With Monsters is about a young girl grappling with a traumatic past by traveling around the country with a man with monstrous abilities. Together, they seek out predators while on another, more pointed mission as well. Written by Paul Cornell, drawn by Sally Cantirino, colored by Dearbhla Kelly, and lettered by AndWorld Design, this is another interesting […]

Witchblood Launching in Vault Comics March 2021 Solicits

Witchblood Launching in Vault Comics March 2021 Solicits

Matthew Erman and Lisa Sterle are launching their new comic book Witchblood, from Vault Comics in March 2021 solicitations. Here's the full list. WITCHBLOOD #1 CVR A STERLE VAULT COMICS JAN211628 (W) Matthew Erman (A/CA) Lisa Sterle A modern, Wild West road trip about a witch named Yonna cruising the Southwest as a band of bloodthirsty […]

A Dark Interlude #1 Review: A Fearscape Sequel For New Readers

A Dark Interlude #1 Review: A Fearscape Sequel For New Readers?

A Dark Interlude is marketed by Vault Comics as a kind-of-sequel to Fearscape. In reading the first issue, it makes quite the metatextual commentary about sequels, essentially telling the reader, multiple times, that while this is a follow-up story, it's also something entirely new. Let's see if that's true. A Dark Interlude #1 is written by Ryan […]

Shadow Service #4 Review: An Urban Fantasy With Creative Use Of Magic

Shadow Service #4 Review: An Urban Fantasy With Creative Use Of Magic

Shadow Service has been an enjoyable read, delivering a monthly dose of a genre that is surprisingly rare in comics: the urban fantasy. Written by Cavan Scott, drawn by Corin Howell, colored by Triona Farrel, and lettered by AndWorld Design, Shadow Service is a strong offering from Vault Comics that has the chops to be an ongoing series. Let's dive […]

The Autumnal #3 Review: Stephen King By Way of Ari Aster

The Autumnal #3 Review: Stephen King By Way of Ari Aster

Two issues in, The Autumnal may just be the best series that Vault Comics has ever published. Written by Daniel Kraus, drawn by Chris Shehan, colored by Jason Wordie, and lettered by the best in the biz, Jim Campbell, this character-driven, purposefully paced horror comic has felt like vintage Stephen King by way of Ari Aster. Does this third […]

Shadow Service #3 Review: A Bit Exposition-Heavy For a Third Issue

Shadow Service #3 Review: A Bit Exposition-Heavy For a Third Issue

Shadow Service by writer Cavan Scott, artist Corin Howell, colorist Triona Farrell, and letterer AndWorld Design started off with an enjoyable debut issue. It then took off with a bang with the second. By diving into the characters and allowing the reader to learn about the mythology as if they were taking a ridealong with a witch and paranormal private investigator, […]

Paul Allor Paul Tucker Create New Queer Horror Comic Hollow Heart

Paul Allor, Paul Tucker Create New Queer Horror Comic, Hollow Heart

Paul Allor just blew everyone away with a PTSD-themed issue of GI Joe. Now he is creating his own comic, writing and lettering Hollow Heart, with his co-creator on Tet, artist Paul Tucker, from Vault Comics. Described as "a queer monster love story about the choices we make between giving our loved ones what they want […]

The Autumnal #2 Review: Eisner-Worthy Content From Kraus &#038 Shehan

The Autumnal #2 Review: Eisner-Worthy Content From Kraus & Shehan

Following The Autumnal's debut issue must have been a weight on the creative team's shoulders for a couple of reasons. First… it was a hell of a debut. One of the best of 2020 by a huge margin. Second… wow, that final image. There are certain images that are so horrific in a way that transcends their context […]

The Autumnal #1 Review: Comics Prettiest Autumn

The Autumnal #1 Review: Comics' Prettiest Autumn

The Autumnal is the new horror series from Vault Comics Nightfall imprint/event, which every year debuts new horror series from September through December. This series by writer Daniel Kraus, artist Chris Shehan, colorist Jason Wordie, and letterer Jim Campbell is hard to ignore because of its eye-catching cover, so let's dive in and see how it reads. Yo… It's […]

Heavy #2 Review: The Odd Allure of a Psychopath

Heavy #2 Review: The Odd Allure of a Psychopath

Heavy #2 continues writer Max Bemis, and artist Eryk Donovan's unique depiction of a dead man named Bill tasked with becoming a Heavy, an assassin who travels through alternate realities to punish the worst versions of people in those realities. The first issue ended with Bill paired up with someone who he'd rather see obliterated from existence. […]

Giga #1 Review: A Well-Conceived Sci-Fi Comic That Trusts the Reader

Giga #1 Review: A Well-Conceived Sci-Fi Comic That Trusts the Reader

Vault Comics has a new #1 hitting the streets with Giga, a story about humanity after a world-changing war between robots known as "Giga." Let's get it. For those interested in mecha and futuristic sci-fi, Giga #1 will satisfy in every way. For those hoping to read an interesting and well-rounded story, Alex Paknadel's story more than […]

Vault Comics Announces Full Returnability Right Now As Vault Bound

Vault Comics Announces Full Returnability Right Now, As "Vault Bound"

It's Vault Comics time. Right now, Image Comics, Boom Studios, IDW and Dynamite have extended the returnability of their comic books to comic book stores. This allows retailers to order their books in confidence, able to return them if they don't sell. Which is the kind of thing the comic book direct market was not […]

The Devils Red Bride #1 Review: Love Letter to Samurai Fiction

The Devil's Red Bride #1 Review: Love Letter to Samurai Fiction

Vault Comics is back with a new series from writer Sebastian Girner, artist John Bivens, colorist Iris Monahan, and letterer Jeff Powell. The Devil's Red Bride is described in the first issue's solicitation as a "love letter to samurai fiction" that follows Ketsuko, a woman with a blood-drenched backstory and, it seems, possibly an even more violent future. The Devil's […]

Cavan Scotts Writers Commentary on Shadow Service #2

Cavan Scott's Writer's Commentary on Shadow Service #2

Cavan Scott has a Writer's Commentary on Shadow Service #2, published by Vault Comics. Have you got your copy to hand? Then we are away. And we're back for another issue of black magic and black ops. When we last saw Gina, she was trapped in a witch bottle, the prisoner of a mysterious organization. […]

Shadow Service #2 Review: One of Vaults Best Titles

Shadow Service #2 Review: One of Vault's Best Titles

The first issue of Vault Comics' Shadow Service left off with the lead character in a tricky situation. Does this second issue resolve the cliffhanger in a way that keeps the stakes high? Shadow Service #1 was a good start to this series that kept the reader at arm's length from the leader character Gina, offering […]