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Alternate Reality Comic Black Cotton #1 Goes to Second Print

Alternate Reality Comic Black Cotton #1 Goes to Second Print

Credit: Hawkins' Twitter[/caption]Hawkins, who has previously funded much of his work on Kickstarter, is making a name for himself in indie comics, with new titles coming from Second Sight Publishing with Leave on the Light, a horror/slasher comic, and Zenescope Entertainment with Darkwatchers This collaboration with Scout comes at a time when the company is making[...]

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 […]

Bad Mother #5: AWAs Best Comic Series Sticks the Landing

Bad Mother #5: AWA's Best Comic Series Sticks the Landing

AWA Studios' Upshot imprint has steadily published the most solid lineup of genre comics since it started early last year, but for our money, Bad Mother by crime novelist Christa Faust and veteran artist Mike Deodato Jr. is the publisher's best series to date. And with the 5th and concluding issue, the series ends perfectly. […]

Redemption #1: Time for a Feminist SciFi Spaghetti Western

Redemption #1: Time for a Feminist SciFi Spaghetti Western

Crime novelist Christa Faust and artist Mike Deodato Jr. are on a roll with AWA Studio's imprint Upshot. Just as her crime series Bad Mother concludes, her feminist Science Fiction Spaghetti Western begins. Redemption #1 sets the stage for a post-apocalyptic Western where the deadly laconic Clint Eastwood-style gunslinger figure is a tough, mean old […]

Frank at Home On The Farm #1 Review: Eyes Watching From The Bleed

Frank at Home On The Farm #1 Review: Eyes Watching From The Bleed

Frank At Home On The Farm #1, a new psychological thriller from Scout Comics, follows the eponymous character as he returns home from war to a surprisingly empty home. The issue begins with Frank trying to gather information on what may have happened to his missing family and gets stranger from there. Writer Jordan Thomas, who originally […]

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 […]

E-Ratic: AWA Studios Unveils Variant Covers for Kaare Andrews Series

E-Ratic: AWA Studios Unveils Variant Covers for Kaare Andrews Series

AWA Studios' Upshot Studios releases E-Ratic #1 on December 2nd, and today, they revealed a preview of the book's variant covers. The official synopsis reads: "You're fifteen years old. You're suddenly granted incredible powers. Cool, right? There's only one problem: you can only use your powers for ten minutes at a time. What do you do when […]

Concrete Jungle #1 Review: A Harsh Comic With Attitude &#038 Style

Concrete Jungle #1 Review: A Harsh Comic With Attitude & Style

Concrete Jungle by writer Sheldon Allen and artist Karl Mostert is out now from Scout Comics. You're not going to believe what happens in this issue, so let's dive right in. If a writer sent me this comic to read before it came out, I think I'd have to warn them: "You might get crucified for this one." Concrete […]

Liana Kanga Brings Fast Food Crime Comic TRVE KVLT to Kickstarter

Liana Kanga Brings Fast Food Crime Comic TRVE KVLT to Kickstarter

Liana Kangas, artist/co-creator of She Said Destroy, the Joe Corallo-penned sci-fi/fantasy that made for one of Vault Comics' strongest ever debuts, has brought a new title to Kickstarter. Pitched as a "heavy metal fast food crime" comic that touches on the satanic panic, loneliness, and apathy, TRVE KVLT is entering its final week on the crowdfunding website that is […]

Conspiracy: Planet X Review: Compelling Horror from Zenescope

Conspiracy: Planet X Review: Compelling Horror from Zenescope

Conspiracy: Planet X continues Zenescope's comic anthology of sci-fi horror, but there may be more tying these stories together than what initially seemed. Up until now, Conspiracy has been structured like some of Zenescope Entertainment's previous anthology series, such as Grimm Tales of Terror and early issues of Grimm Fairy Tales before it became a superhero epic. […]

AJ Lieberman Speaks on Graveyard Wars from Ablaze

AJ Lieberman Speaks on Graveyard Wars from Ablaze

Graveyard Wars, created and written by AJ Lieberman and drawn/colored by Drew Sebastian Kwan, kicked off a new series of graphic novels this September at ABLAZE. The series is set for an adaptation by John Wick director Chad Stahelski. Today, AJ Lieberman, known for Image Comics' Cowboy Ninja Viking, joins Bleeding Cool for a quick chat about what went […]

Ron Randall Brings Trekker: Hunters Moon to Kickstarter

Ron Randall Brings Trekker: Hunter's Moon to Kickstarter

Ron Randall is a veteran of the comics craft. He has been publishing as an artist and writer since 1980, working on titles ranging from Sgt. Rock with Joe Kubert to the iconic Alan Moore Swamp Thing run. Randall is perhaps best known for creating the character Mercy St. Clair, the bounty hunter that stars in his long-running series Trekker. Debuting in […]

Scout Comics Inks Distribution Deal with Simon &#038 Schuster

Scout Comics Inks Distribution Deal with Simon & Schuster

It seems like every day a new comics creator, often a veteran of the craft, takes to social media with lofty ideas of how to fix the industry's readership problem. Often, the focus of their ideas are bookstores and how to get people who don't frequent comic shops to read comics. Scout Comics has attempted […]

ArkWorld #1 Sells Out As Devils Due Comics Preps ArkWorld #2

ArkWorld #1 Sells Out As Devil's Due Comics Preps ArkWorld #2

Devil's Due Comics has recently announced that they will be releasing some titles in "a new prestige format" of 48-pages. This includes the upcoming Mercy Sparx #14, which continues the company's flagship title about a devil girl hunting rogue angels, as well as creator Josh Blaylock's new title, ArkWorld. ArkWorld, which, as Bleeding Cool previously reported, is said […]

Fanbase Press Hosts Hannibal Tabu in Engaging With Comics Press

Fanbase Press Hosts Hannibal Tabu in "Engaging With Comics Press"

This Sunday at 1 PM Pacific time, award-winning journalist, writer, and online gadfly Hannibal Tabu be the guest of the Eisner-nominated publisher Fanbase Press for their Creator Forum series. Tabu will give an hour-long presentation on "Engaging With Comics Press." Fanbase Press wrote that "attendees will follow along as Tabu shares his experience and knowledge […]

Cult of Ikarus A Coming-of-Age Dark Fantasy Launches at Scout

Cult of Ikarus, A Coming-of-Age Dark Fantasy, Launches at Scout

2020 saw Scout Comics expand their roster by naming Charlie Stickney as Co-Publisher on the heels of the success of his comic White Ash, as well as rolling out a slew of interesting and dynamic new series with the sci-fi thriller Concrete Jungle, the fantasy revenge series By the Horns, and another volume of Metalshark Bro, the funniest comic […]

Timepiece Press &#8211 Independent Comics in the Time of COVID

Timepiece Press – Independent Comics in the Time of COVID

Timepiece Press may be one of the newest distributors to enter the comic book scene, surprisingly established this year just out of Cleveland, Ohio. Their internet presence is still in its budding stages, with only seven Instagram posts, seventeen likes on Facebook, and a very tenacious cat for an intern named Indy. In the midst […]

New Girl Genius Graphic Novel Tops $75000 in One Day

New Girl Genius Graphic Novel Tops $75,000 in One Day

Girl Genius is more successful than nearly any creator-owned comics being published today. The creative team of Phil Foglio & Kaja Foglio, who make up Studio Foglio, have been funding the print runs of their webcomic on Kickstarter for years now, and their success has only increased as more volumes are added to the series. […]

YouTubers/Comics Artists Husband &#038 Husband Return With Fairy Boy

YouTubers/Comics Artists Husband & Husband Return With Fairy Boy

Jonathan Ferrara and Aaron Ferrara, the couple known on YouTube as Husband & Husband who publish a webcomic of the same name, have returned to comics with another installment of their webcomic-turned-graphic-novel, Fairy Boy. The pair run a popular YouTube channel where their almost 200,000 subscribers follow their daily lives and love story through weekly vlogs. […]