Manchester three-piece The River Versus have released a comic book tie-in to coincide with the release of their debut album Movement I. The joint concept album and and comic book projects follow the story of Loki and Ava on their mission to rid Glaze of the oppressive Adina.
With comic and superheroes having long permeated movies, television and popular culture, it’s always interesting to see people doing the reverse, and adapting funny book tropes into mediums such as literature and music.
Red Stylo Media and Odd Truth Inc. have launched WeWinCon.org, an online charity to help the artists and small press publishes affected by the events and aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings.
The Last West is a 10 issue comic series set in a world in which, due to an atomic World War II experiment gone wrong, all cultural and technological innovation has ground to a halt.
Crane and Young have created an impressive and idiosyncratic debut that is definitely worth investing in.
Oblivion is an honourable failure. Not because it’s a bad film, but because it suffers from a bit of an identity crisis, and ultimately pays homage to other, better sci-fi movies, without carving out its own identity.