Independent Comics


Publisher SUBSUME Media Launches From Marco Lopez &#038 Dedren Snead

Publisher SUBSUME Media Launches From Marco Lopez & Dedren Snead

A new publisher of comics (and more), SUBSUME Media, has been announced by creators Dedren Snead, creator of the Kickstarter-funded comics series Sorghum & Spear, and Marco Lopez, best known as co-creator of Lion Forge's Eisner winning, best-selling Puerto Rico Strong anthology. Along with Glyph nominated screenwriter Allison Chaney Whitmore and 2017 DC Comics New Talent Writers Workshop veteran Robert […]

Yasmeen #1 Review: Is There Peace for a Teenager Fleeing From ISIS

Yasmeen #1 Review: Is There Peace for a Teenager Fleeing From ISIS?

Yasmeen billed as the epic story of a teenager on the run from ISIS, is out from Scout Comics this week. Written by Saif A. Ahmed and Fabiana Mascolo, the unique indie series sets out with a unique concept and artwork that evokes the feel of autobiographical cartoonists. It's an outlier in both story and presentation among […]

Yasmeen #1 and Vlad Dracul #1 Debut Next Week From Scout Comics

Yasmeen #1 and Vlad Dracul #1 Debut Next Week From Scout Comics

Doesn't a creator-friendly publisher just warm your heart in the digital torture chamber that is Comic Book Twitter? Scout Comics took to the social media platform, which is reportedly powered by the pain of starving creators, to spotlight their upcoming week of releases and the talent involved. It looks like a big week for the […]


Doing New York Comic Con With Pride

Doing New York Comic Con With Pride

By Joe Glass For those who pay attention to such things and realise that Rich doesn't write every article on this site, you might know that I've been reporting for Bleeding Cool from SDCC and NYCC events for the last few years. I am going out again this year. But with a bit of a […]

Rise Of The Independents &#8211 How To Market Books Outside Of The Big Two

Rise Of The Independents – How To Market Books Outside Of The Big Two

Joshua Stone writes for Bleeding Cool: This panel was moderated by John Siuntres, host of the Word Balloon podcast. The panel was made up of the top marketing people from the different independent comic book publishers. Ron Richards was there for Image, Filip Sablik and Stephen Christy were there for Boom/Archaia, and Dirk Wood was […]