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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 Blue[...]

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[...]

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.[caption id="attachment_1326440" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Radio Apocalypse #1 cover[/caption]In his newsletter, Ram V[...]

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

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

Written by Paul Cornell, drawn by Sally Cantirino, colored by Dearbhla Kelly, and lettered by AndWorld Design, this is another interesting concept from Vault Comics Let's see if it's worth a read.[caption id="attachment_1302839" align="aligncenter" width="600"] I Walk With Monsters #1 cover Credit: Vault Comics[/caption]I Walk With Monsters may end up being a terrific series, and this debut issue would[...]

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.[caption id="attachment_1314918" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Vampire The Masquerade Sequel Witchblood in Vault March 2021 Solicits[/caption]WITCHBLOOD #1 CVR A STERLE VAULT COMICSJAN211628 (W) Matthew Erman (A/CA) Lisa Sterle A modern, Wild West road trip about a witch named Yonna[...]

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.[caption id="attachment_1302837" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A Dark Interlude #1[...]

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

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

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 into this fourth issue, which follows up on an insane cliffhanger in Shadow Service #3 that saw the lead character Gina willingly get possessed[...]

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[...]

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

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

Credit: Vault Comics[/caption]Shadow Service #3 isn't going to let readers down, but it does have a problem with structure and consistency The issue is front-loaded with exposition, which doesn't necessarily have to be a bad thing, but it falters a bit with Gina's reaction to what she's seeing There's really nothing revealed here that is more[...]

Paul Allor Paul Tucker Create New Queer Horror Comic Hollow Heart

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

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 and giving them what we think they need." Hollow Heart marks the[...]

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

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

Credit: Vault Comics[/caption]The Autumnal #2 continues almost directly from the ending of the first issue, putting Kat and Sybil in a situation that is almost as horrifying as the image at the funeral parlor (that's all I'll say about it -- for real, read it) in a much quieter, more emotional way Kat, knowing she's[...]

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.[caption id="attachment_1288859" align="aligncenter"[...]

Heavy #2 Review: The Odd Allure of a Psychopath

Heavy #2 Review: The Odd Allure of a Psychopath

Credit: Vault Comics[/caption]Heavy #2 does a great job putting the reader in the lead's shoes Bill is tasked with being partners with Slim, the psychopathic, "covetous, gratingly pansexual Irish bastard" who paid to him Bill and his wife killed, and it starts about how you'd expect Bill loathes Slim for what he has done and[...]

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.[caption id="attachment_1287209" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Giga #1 cover Credit: Vault Comics[/caption]For those interested in mecha and futuristic sci-fi, Giga #1 will satisfy in every way For those hoping to read an interesting[...]

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.[caption id="attachment_1281355" align="aligncenter"[...]

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?[caption id="attachment_1281356" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Shadow Service #2 cover Credit: Vault Comics[/caption]Shadow Service #1 was a good start to this series that kept the reader[...]

Engineward #3 Review: Does It Deliver On Its Potential

Engineward #3 Review: Does It Deliver On Its Potential?

Credit: Vault Comics[/caption]Here's the good in Engineward #3:The story finally gets moving in this issue, with Joss leading an expedition to uncover details about the ghoulem's head that they uncovered This leads to some beautiful scenery drawn by Eisma, which has been the core attraction of this series since the start. There is a[...]

Henry Henry Took Over Vault Comics Twitter to Promote A Dark Interlude

Henry Henry Took Over Vault Comics Twitter to Promote A Dark Interlude

Vault Comics are publishing A Dark Interlude, the meta-sequel to White Noise Studio's Ryan O'Sullivan and Andrea Mutti's meta-comic, Fearscape to promote the book they are also adding a 1:15 cover by Caspar Wijngaard and a 1:30 foil version of that cover But then they did another thing, by letting the star of both comic[...]