Toner #5 by Jonathan Wayshak

Toner #5 Comic Book Review

2010 Story, Art: Jonathan Wayshak Toner #5 is the latest self-published offering from the innately talented Jonathan Wayshak. While he’s worked for mainstream publishers such as DC (the Ferryman miniseries, Authority: The Lost Year) and Image, it’s apparent why Wayshak has remained in self-publishing mode for the past decade. Toner is bawdy, perverse, irreverent, passionate […]

My Monkey’s Name is Jennifer: Volume Two

My Monkey’s Name is Jennifer: Volume Two Review

2010, Slave Labor Graphics Story, Art: Ken Knudtsen After a 7 year hiatus, Ken Knudtsen’s warped series about a transvestite monkey and his irritating young captor returns. The shifting planes of the indie comic market have meant that this delayed second volume was conceived as a graphic novel rather than initially printed as a monthly […]

Magnus: Robot Fighter #1

Magnus: Robot Fighter #1 Comic Review

$3.50, Dark Horse Story: Jim Shooter Art: Bill Reinhold, Raymond Swanland (cover) Colours: Wes Dzioba With Dark Horse’s new retro-fitted Magnus: Robot Fighter, Jim Shooter takes us back to the year 4000 and the futuristic city of New Am, a technological haven where robots fulfil every duty from policing the streets to working as effeminate […]

Because I Am: Stories 2004-2009

New Indie Releases: Star Crossed Galaxies, Because I Am & The Dream Quest of Randolph Carter

In the second of what should now be a regular mini-reviews post, I’ve selected a trio of indie titles that have piqued my interest over the past few week. Stylistically, they couldn’t be further apart. Star Crossed Galaxy #1 First up is Star Crossed Galaxy from Twilight Pop Productions, the first issue of an ongoing […]

Maximum Lifespan

Maximum Lifespan – Dr. Ed Park Interview

A few months back I reviewed Dr. Ed Park’s Maximum Lifespan, an intelligent and multifaceted sci-fi thriller set in world where medical technology is close to unlocking the secrets of immortality. Ed, a Californian physician practicing Ob-Gyn, Laser Aesthetics and Anti-Aging, financed the book himself, and it has to be one of the slickest self-published […]