shelfabuse.com http://www.shelfabuse.com Storytelling, comic books and self-publishing Sun, 04 Feb 2018 14:46:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 In the Pines: 5 Murder Ballads Graphic Novel Review http://www.shelfabuse.com/graphic-novel-reviews/pines-5-murder-ballads/ http://www.shelfabuse.com/graphic-novel-reviews/pines-5-murder-ballads/#comments Sun, 04 Feb 2018 14:43:29 +0000 http://www.shelfabuse.com/?p=8758 Dutch artist Erik Kriek, of the longstanding Gutsman, reinterprets five classic murder ballads in this brilliantly unsettling collection

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Casanova in Paris: The Shadows of the King – Part One http://www.shelfabuse.com/column/casanova-in-paris-shadows-king/ http://www.shelfabuse.com/column/casanova-in-paris-shadows-king/#respond Wed, 24 Jan 2018 19:21:06 +0000 http://www.shelfabuse.com/?p=8736 Dave Thompson and Kev Butters discuss the creative process behind their new series, and why they decided to self-publish.

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Verax Graphic Novel Review http://www.shelfabuse.com/graphic-novel-reviews/verax/ http://www.shelfabuse.com/graphic-novel-reviews/verax/#respond Sat, 20 Jan 2018 21:58:44 +0000 http://www.shelfabuse.com/?p=8725 Pratap Chatterjee’s account of post-9/11 electronic surveillance and the military-industrial comple, brought to life by cartoonist Khalil.

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Interview: ‘Mystery Club’ Creator Amy Tucker http://www.shelfabuse.com/comic-book-features/interviews/mystery-club-amy-tucker/ http://www.shelfabuse.com/comic-book-features/interviews/mystery-club-amy-tucker/#respond Wed, 10 Jan 2018 18:50:05 +0000 http://www.shelfabuse.com/?p=8703 Mystery Club creator Amy Tucker discusses self-publishing and gathering up the courage to start making comics.

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Misfit City Volume One TPB Review http://www.shelfabuse.com/graphic-novel-reviews/misfit-city-volume-one-tpb-review/ http://www.shelfabuse.com/graphic-novel-reviews/misfit-city-volume-one-tpb-review/#respond Tue, 09 Jan 2018 22:42:24 +0000 http://www.shelfabuse.com/?p=8698 This new series from 10 Things I Hate About You scribe Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith is another sure-fire hit for BOOM! Box.

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Indie Penance #21: Untitled Crow Ghost http://www.shelfabuse.com/comic-book-reviews/indie-penance/indie-penance-21-untitled-crow-ghost/ http://www.shelfabuse.com/comic-book-reviews/indie-penance/indie-penance-21-untitled-crow-ghost/#respond Mon, 01 Jan 2018 23:23:55 +0000 http://www.shelfabuse.com/?p=8682 In this week's Indie Penance: Ghost Butterfly, Untitled, Crow Jane and The Far Dark Side.

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Comichaus App: A Potential Game Changer for Indie Creators http://www.shelfabuse.com/news/comic-news/comichaus-app-indie/ http://www.shelfabuse.com/news/comic-news/comichaus-app-indie/#respond Sun, 17 Dec 2017 20:59:43 +0000 http://www.shelfabuse.com/?p=8661 I spend some quality time with the new subscription-based comic app from Comichaus.

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Indie Penance #20: Grey War Dreams http://www.shelfabuse.com/comic-book-reviews/indie-penance/ip-20/ http://www.shelfabuse.com/comic-book-reviews/indie-penance/ip-20/#respond Fri, 01 Dec 2017 23:43:14 +0000 http://www.shelfabuse.com/?p=8634 In this month's Indie Penance: Grey Fug, Polybius Dreams, Spectress & Sabanion and The War for Kaleb.

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Krel Komix Announces The Release of Chapter 5 of Argent Starr http://www.shelfabuse.com/news/press-releases/chapter-5-argent-starr-tales-archives/ http://www.shelfabuse.com/news/press-releases/chapter-5-argent-starr-tales-archives/#respond Fri, 01 Dec 2017 22:19:02 +0000 http://www.shelfabuse.com/?p=8642 The fifth chapter of the sci-fi noir action-adventure is available now.

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María and Me: A father, A daughter (and Autism) Review http://www.shelfabuse.com/graphic-novel-reviews/maria-me-autism-review/ http://www.shelfabuse.com/graphic-novel-reviews/maria-me-autism-review/#respond Sun, 26 Nov 2017 22:43:34 +0000 http://www.shelfabuse.com/?p=8617 Miguel Gallardo breaks down stigmas surrounding autism via his 12 year-old daughter, Maria.

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