Mainly for the classic characters from DC and Marvel the mainstream comics section here to celebrate the pioneers of the comic book industry which have survived dozens of incarnations and imminent apocalypses’.
Although the line between indie comics and mainstream comics is fairly thin with so many new comic book publishers coming up at the moment but we hope to give them all a fair looking over.
Soon we will be featuring some reviews of a few real classics from the Dark Knight and Superman.
The most valuable comic in the galaxy has just been listed on eBay to help raise money for the Christopher Reeve Foundation. Its probably the most preserved copy of this comic I’ve seen.
A new Kick-Starter project has launched which sets to bring together comic artists and writers from around the world to release a new horror anthology.
A review of The Lion and the Unicorn by Ash Pure. It’s an innovative use of digital artwork for a digital age. The story is set in a futuristic ancient kingdom and looks amazing.
A review of the Mazinger Angels Manga. It has everything a good manga should have including girls, giant robots and some amazing characters.
The Mazinger Z manga goes all the way back to 1972 and has inspired hundreds of other super robots. The original series hasn’t had an official English translation but there are a few good fanlations onlne.
Subversive comics does it again with Metal, the third in the Metal Made Flesh series. Izobel a seductive cyborg assassin. What else could you need in a girl.
With Free Comic Book Day round the coming up on the first Saturday of May here is a preview of Worlds of Aspen 2014. Including two previews of upcoming series Damsels in Excess and The Zoohunters.
A review of Orbital by Sylvain Runberg and Serge Pelle. Translated and published in English by Cinebooks. A fresh new Sci-fi from France.
The second issue of the cyberpunk science fiction series Metal Made Flesh has just been released and thanks to that kick starter it’s back with more artwork and a longer story.
Marvel are hitting the reset button on Amazing Spider-man in April 2014 and bringing Peter Parker back from the dead. A whole new Marvel Now series is going to be in stores in time for the movie.
Over ten years in the making Elephantmen has produced some awesome comics and some amazing covers. For all the collectors here is a full list of covers from Hipflask, War Toys and Elephanemtn
Blue is the Warmest colour is dividing movie critics but it all started with this award winning French Graphic Novel.
For any old school He-Man fans DC have released a six issue mini series where the Justice League face off against the heroes of Eternia in DC vs Masters of the Universe.
The long awaited Metal Made Flesh comic finally has the green light for the next two issues thanks to Kick Starter. The series five years in the making is one of the most creative science fictions comics to come out of the UK.
The second epic volume of Superior Spider-man and we say goodbye to Peter Parker for one last time while Doctor Octavius meets the Avengers.
A review of Superior Spider-man volume 1 – My Own Worst Enemy. Following on from the last issue of the Amazing Spider-Man where Otto Octavius stole Peter Parkers body to become the Superior Spider-man
Fresh off the press one of the best indie comics in England at the moment. Bearlands #3 continues a story about a lone bear fighting his way accross an apocolyptic zombie infested nightmare world of terror and teddy bears.
Attack on Titan also known as Shingeki no Kyojin is one of the best mangas in print at the moment. It’s a great story with some epic twists and an ever expanding world within a wall.
Nearing the 50th issue of Image comics Elephantmen we have volume 6 Earthly Desires by Richard Starkings.
A review of Elephantmen volume 5 – Devilish Functions by Richard Starkings. It’s redefining the Sci-fi genre with some relatable mutant monsters of war.
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