fantasy

This Month’s Saga #43 Is A 25 Cent Jumping-On Point

Writer Brian K Vaughan and artist Fiona Staples will be releasing a special jumping-on issue which will hopefully get people hooked on this wonderful series like so many others have been. Even better, they’re selling this issue for a steal.

Heck by Zander Cannon.

“Heck” by Zander Cannon Is A Hell Of A Good Read

After reading Kaijumax I went in search for more of the comic book work of cartoonist Zander Cannon. What I found was the very special graphic novel “Heck” which is one my personal favourite reads of of recent times. Read on to find out what makes this graphic novel so special and why you should read it too.

Artist of the Week #10: Becky Cloonan

This week I feature Becky Cloonan, best known for her fantastic work in a variety of fantasy genres. Take a look at a gallery of her beautiful work as well as some reading recommendations inside.

FREE COMICS: The Beautifully Dark “Death Vigil” by Stjepan Sejic

Earlier in the month Stjepan Sejic put has put up his charming dark fantasy, Death Vigil, up online for free. The intention of doing so is to get it in front of as many eyeballs as possible in order to keep the series alive, and further than the originally intended 8 issues. From there there readers can decide if they enjoyed the series and pick it up digitally or when the trade paperback comes out in July. I’m here to tell you where you can find these free issues and, hopefully, in the process help you discover what could be your new favorite comic.

Dark Engine #1 cover by John Bivens. Image Comics 2014.

PREVIEW: Dark Engine #1 by Ryan Burton and John Bivens

This week sees the début of Dark Engine, a dark fantasy series by writer Ryan Burton and artist John Bivens. Set a world full of horrible Lovecraftian style monsters, Dark Engine isn’t your traditional fantasy series. Expect plenty of dark imagery, gore and twisted magic. Take a look at a preview inside.

Eye of Newt #1 cover by Michael Hague. Dark Horse Comics.

PREVIEW: Eye of Newt #1 – The Magical Series by Michael Hague

Enter a world of magic, danger and wonder in Dark Horse Comics’ new series Eye of Newt. Written and beautifully illustrated by Michael Hague, this four-issue miniseries relates the quest of a young apprentice wizard in which he encounters all kinds of magical creatures. Take a look a look at the preview to discover the beautiful fantasy art.

Shutter #1 cover by Leila del Duca. Image Comics.

PREVIEW: Shutter #1 by Joe Keatinge and Leila del Duca

Combining urban fantasy and globe-spanning adventure, Shutter is the new Image comic series by writer Joe Keatinge and artist Leila del Duca. Filled with excitement and fantastical elements, Shutter is definitely a series that is for those who have a sense of adventure. Take a look at the preview of Shutter #1 inside.

The Witcher #1 cover

PREVIEW: The Witcher #1 by Paul Tobin and Joe Querio

For those waiting for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt later in the year you can get your fix this week with this new miniseries from Dark Horse Comics​. We have the cover and a 6 page preview of The Witcher #1, which sees what Geralt gets up to between the books.

Akaneiro #1 of 3 Cover

JUMPING ON POINT: Akaneiro #1

Based on the video game by American McGee’s Spicy Horse Games, Akaneiro is fusion of Little Red Riding Hood and Japanese folklore. It is also a good jumping on point if you are looking for a new comic to read.