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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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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"[...]

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[...]

Heavy #1 Review: Max Bemis and Eryk Donovan Reimagine Purgatory

Heavy #1 Review: Max Bemis and Eryk Donovan Reimagine Purgatory

Vault Comics has been putting out some intriguing sci-fi and fantasy debuts this year, so how does Heavy #1 measure up to their impressive, and growing, catalog?[caption id="attachment_1263800" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Heavy #1 by Max Bemis and Eryk Donovan Credit: Vault Comics[/caption]Heavy #1 is heavy on mythology, and there's a lot of this very unique world to[...]

Vault Reschedules Sera &#038 The Royal Stars Heist How To Steal A Planet

Vault Reschedules Sera & The Royal Stars, Heist How To Steal A Planet

Vault Comics has rescheduled two of their ongoing series after shutdown, with Sera & The Royal Stars #10 being lined up for the 16th of December There hasn't been an issue of the series by Jon Tsuei and Audrey Mok since #7 in May, and #8 is scheduled for the 21st of October and #9[...]

Resonant Back From Vault Comics in December Now With Skylar Patridge

Resonant Back From Vault Comics in December, Now With Skylar Patridge

Resonant, by David Andry and Alejandro Aragon, had #1-5 published by Vault Comics last year, from January to November It is now returning from Vault in December, with Aragon now replaced by Skylar Patridge of Relics of Youth, alongside colourist Jason Wordie, letterer Deron Bennett, and designer Tim Daniel, with Resonant #6.[caption id="attachment_1263440" align="aligncenter" width="600"][...]

Vault Changes Myriads Name To Wonderbound Rebecca Taylor In Charge

Vault Changes Myriad's Name To Wonderbound, Rebecca Taylor In Charge

One from Vault Comics in the US  publishing YA graphic novels, and Myriad Editions from Brighton in the UK publishing a range of graphic novels including running a First Graphic Novel competition It looks as if someone has decided to sit down and sort that all out.[caption id="attachment_1261074" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Wonderbound logo.[/caption]Vault Comics has announced[...]

Engineward #2 Review: A Mythology-Heavy Second Issue

Engineward #2 Review: A Mythology-Heavy Second Issue

Engineward, Vault's latest sci-fi epic from writer George Mann and artist Joe Eisma, is set to run for 12-issues, 2020's equivalent of a decade-long ongoing series Does this mythology-heavy comic have the steam for such a long run?[caption id="attachment_1258771" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Joe Eisma draws Engineward #2 Credit: Vault[/caption]Engineward #1 impressed with Morning Glories' Joe Eisma's artwork, Michael Garland's[...]

Paul Cornell Brings I Walk With Monsters to Vault Comics November

Paul Cornell Brings "I Walk With Monsters" to Vault Comics, November

I Walk With Monsters is a dark, heartfelt horror comic book series coming from Hugo-nominated Doctor Who writer Paul Cornell, artist Sally Cantirino and colourist Dearbhla Kelly.[caption id="attachment_1256686" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Paul Cornell Brings "I Walk With Monsters" to Vault Comics, November[/caption] In Jacey’s past is the Important Man who took away her brother[...]

Shadow Service #1 Review: A Witchy Private Investigator

Shadow Service #1 Review: A Witchy Private Investigator

It's the year of the double S's in comics, with Shadow Service coming from Vault and Seven Secrets coming from BOOM! Studios not long after Sacred Six coming from Dynamite in what can only be interpreted as the comics industry's full-frontal attack on all readers with lisps While the intent of this alliterative assault is unknown, we at Bleeding[...]

Vampire: The Masquerade #1 Review: Tim Seeley Returns to Horror

Vampire: The Masquerade #1 Review: Tim Seeley Returns to Horror

Now, Vault Comics, known for their creator-owned content, has a new comic book series based on the game with the main story by writer Tim Seeley, known for the classic horror comic Hack/Slash, and artist Devmalya Pramink, and a back-up tale by X-writer Tini Howard and Black Howard with artist Nathan Gooden Both stories are lettered by Addison Duke and lettered by AndWorld to[...]

Engineward #1 Review: Vault Builds a Future Where Earth Is Forgotten

Engineward #1 Review: Vault Builds a Future Where Earth Is Forgotten

Vault Comics, known for its focus on sci-fi and some of the best-designed covers in comics, released the first issue of Engineward this week The series, which received an ambitious twelve-issue order from the indie publisher, is written by George Mann He is known for, among other speculative fiction, as a prolific Doctor Who writer. Joe Eisma joins Mann in[...]

Dynamite Boom Vault FOC Covers From Derrick Chew Jae Lee &#038 More

Dynamite, Boom, Vault FOC Covers From Derrick Chew, Jae Lee & More

But this week we have something from Vault as well Dynamite especially use tiered covers, as well as black-and-white, virgin and tinted versions of covers, to encourage retailers to order a few more copies to qualify for these rarer, harder-to-find varieties And we always like to take a look Any numbers in the title indicate[...]