Feels good to be making a comic again.
A Cinema Detectives Omnibus Edition, ‘The Third Woman’ contains three Cinema Detectives stories.
The first woman was Kathy Baier, who began to hear strange music from the old cinema next door. The second woman was Professor Grisl, administrator of a midlands university who had things to protect. Then the third woman was Stephanie, who tried to take Rosa’s place in the Cinema Detectives…
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Moody, atmospheric, finely observed, shot through with post-punk tension… Carol Swain's comics voice is singular, and has been lauded by Alan Moore, Time, The Guardian, Time Out, and Publishers Weekly. We’re excited to be bringing out her first solo graphic novel in several years, Gast, this Summer. Part mystery, part character study, part magical-realist fable, told through her quietly bold, tactile pencil artwork, Gast is a book that only Swain could create.
Look for our usual preview rollout over the weeks and months to come until the book’s release in July or so; in the meantime, you can get in on the pre-sale now.
I was reminded of this today — here are a few pages from a story that I cut from Black Pillars #2. After getting feedback from a few friends, I decided to cut this story and draw something else getting at some of the same ideas. In hindsight it was the right decision. The story that replaces this one in the comic is better, in my opinion.
Maybe I will post the whole story online sometime? I’m not sure. There are things I like about it, but overall I would say this story was a failure! Or more of a failure than not, at least. But failure is important. So maybe it is worth sharing.
With their tale of a young girl finding out about her grandfather’s life, creative pairing DS Talon and EG Thompson have produced a touching narrative about the power of the stories we create.
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Not every Beto fan loves every Beto book, but even in this crazed tale of zombies and body horror, he leaves enough of his creative DNA on the scene to reveal the presence of a comics master.
“Jesse Jacobs’ work here accentuates everything that comics are great at, and serves as a perfect example of what the comics medium can really achieve that no other medium can in quite the same way.” — John Seven, Damnopedia
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A young wrestling fan learns the hard way that you should never meet your heroes, in Box Brown’s entertaining latest addition to the Retrofit Comics line.
the first four pages of my wrestling video game zine God of Wrestling
After the richness of its League of Extraordinary Gentlemen antecedents, Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s brief dip into the world of German expressionism comes as a disappointment. .