Welcome to Indie Penance, the first of a new regular feature, in which I wax lyrical about indie comics and the latest small press releases. Be warned: once rant mode is activated, there is no deactivating it…
Ben Dobyns, the head of Zombie Orpheus Entertainment, the team behind the JourneyQuest webseries, discusses the art of making serial shows for an internet audience.
The folks at Titan Books have been kind enough to offer Shelf Abuse several competition copies of the upcoming Adventure Time graphic novels, based on the wacky hit Cartoon Network show.
The folks at Titan Books have been kind enough to supply Shelf Abuse with an extract from Freda Warrington’s rare short story ‘And Their Blood Will Be Prescient to Fire,’ set within the universe of the Blood Books.
Jonathan Walker is the author of Five Wounds: An Illuminated Novel and Pistols! Treason! Murder!: The Rise and Fall of a Master Spy (both illustrated by Dan Hallett). He is also a historian of Venice, who has been researching and publishing on the city for over ten years. Below he explains the influence of comic books on the unique ‘illuminated’ format of Five Wounds, which is published today in the U.K.
Obviously, there are more than 5 great Marvel graphic novels, but here’s a small selection of the very finest. The quintet I’ve chosen are all accessible to anyone, really, and don’t require a PhD in Marvel chronology to appreciate. Marvels Kurt Busiek’s take on the Marvel Universe’s New York through the eyes of Daily Bugle […]