Tag: indie comics

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Chapter 1: An Early Frame of Reference (Why you need to read this) All right you barmy kings and queens of comic-country. Is indie-ink’s wonky industry leaving you gutted, gormless and creatively absent? More importantly, do you STILL doubt your story-sketching skills will ever pay the bills? Well, budge up and prepare to get gobsmacked…

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  Alex Priest: Vampire Hunter | Issues 1-3 For the first time since their bitter break up, Alex Priest & Janelle Garcia must face one another – or risk an apocalypse. Issues 1-3. By Jennifer Arledge STEP BACK INTO THE WORLD OF ALEX PRIEST THIS SUMMER “This first issue of Alex Priest sucked me in immediately…

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Join The Rambling Phoenix and The Voice on this fantastical episode of Comic History Mysteries! Check out the trailer: This. BEHOLD! The @CXCPodcast trailer! #indiecomics #podcast #weareindiecomics pic.twitter.com/Wolck3U1i1 — ComixCentral is the Place for Indie Comics! (@ComixCentral) May 8, 2018   Listen, subscribe and join the converstation by leaving a comment below!    

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Emily Executioner 1st Edition She Came, She Saw, She Killed By CEK Content | Chad Kuffert PLOT: A coming of age story about a young woman who was orphaned, then raised by military contractors, Emily is forced to choose between her morals and family. The setting and plot put into question the ethics of a for-profit military contractor…

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Superscript The first text editor built solely for writing comic books and graphic novels. Writers, meet your new sidekick. About Superscript is the humble, lovable, secretly powerful writing app designed exclusively for comic book writers. Superscript includes all the usual features found in other text editors, plus it automatically handles all the tedious and distracting tasks…

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  The Maroon Volume 1: The Cursed Shadow The Maroon Volume 1: The Cursed Shadow A Trade Paperback collection of the first 6 issues By Derek W. Lipscomb Owl Eye Comics The Cursed Shadow chronicles the quest of a nameless Black Seminole, who is out to find solace in the treacherous climate of 1850’s America, after being…

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Sometimes you just don’t have time to read a bunch of reviews and choose which great Indie Comics you’ll get into next, and when that happens, Anthony Cleveland has got your back and some great picks! It’s Mini Review time! 1. EELMAN CHRONICLES I fucking love Eelman Chronicles.  There it is; Out of the way.  There’s…

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In a brand spanking new show, The Voice and The Janitor take a leisurely stroll through ComixCentral’s bookshelves – and pull a couple off the shelf at random to flip through. This week our sophomoric spotlight falls on the fantastical anthology collection Tales of Charon Vol. 1 and the manga-style first chapter of the boxing…

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  CXC Featured Kickstarter! STAR CROSS COMICS PRESENTS THE FRONTERA: FLASH OF DAWN KICKSTARTER! Star Cross Comics, publisher of The Last Dragoon, Propaganda Press, and the Spirits of Valor are proud to present the new sci-fi western comic series, FRONTERA: FLASH OF DAWN! Frontera exists in a time where we have freed ourselves from enslavement…

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Are you a fan of Charon Comics? Interested in making your own Comics? Publishing and marketing your Comics? Starting a publishing house? Then take some time and listen to this informative, motivational and fascinating interview with Frederick Packard & Joshua Valliere, the brilliant minds behind Charon Comics.  These two also happen to be 2 parts of the creators…

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Today on Comic History Mysteries we are flying Phoenix-less! Yes, today The Voice and The Janitor are discussing NINJAS! We’ll be talking Ninja Turtles, Indie Comics that feature Ninjas and of course a healthy helping of puns and rambling Ninja focused conversation. The Janitor delights and informs us all with his deep knowledge of Japanese culture, Ninjas…

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Canada Bear #’s 1 & 2 S & P Comics Creator and Penciller: Paul Farris Writer and Letterer: Sean Wilson Inker: Carlos Azevedo Reviewer: Rob Wrecks After reading this, I am so, so, SO glad I saw ComixCentral on Twitter promoting this comic. I’m even gladder I reached out about potentially reviewing it as well…

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  Welcome to the very first of what we hope will be a regular series on the ComixCentral Podcast, it’s our Kickstarter Spotlight. Today we’re talking to Comic writer Casey Bacon Strips Bowker!  Casey is currently Kickstarting his Half Comic Book/Half Soundtrack/100% Adrenaline, Hollowed. We follow 2 detectives hunting down a brutal killer that hollows out its victims – A…

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Colossal Chaos from Out of the Blue I’ve outgrown most of the subgenres that I adored from my childhood. Superheroes bore me. Epic space fantasies just make me shrug and say “meh.” But for whatever reason, the ‘nostalgia tingles’ I get Kaiju genre haven’t faded for me. My nostalgia vibes were on overload with the…

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RAGS: Prologue [Review] Written by: Brian Ball, Trent Luther, and Liz Finnegan  |  Art by: Luigi Tereul  |  Reviewer: Rob Wrecks The RAGS Prologue (Preview?) is something I’ve been meaning to share my thoughts on awhile now but haven’t done so. RAGS is; if you haven’t seen previews and the like from the Twitter page, along with…

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  Welcome to the blog series; Daddy’s Issues, from Indie comic creator, Johnny Craft.  Come along chapter by chapter as this comic book writer explores the journey of expecting his first child and all the emotions and creative challenges that come along with it.  It was the morning before Valentine’s Day and I woke up from a really…

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So You Think You Know Comics with Professor Donnalyn Washington Wanna learn the REAL reason indie comics are better than mainstream? Wanna know how comics and graphic novels could, should and are used in college English to teach storytelling, character development and even social psychology? Maybe you want a list of really good writers to…

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Do you have what it takes to tackle comics and animation? Do you have the skills to handle digital and print thousands and thousands of times over? Can you love what you do, even when it means leaving work just long enough to shower? Did you love 90’s and 2000’s hero cartoons? Then you’ve got…

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 On this week’s Comic History Mysteries, a heartfelt tribute to Stephen Hawking, a discussion on what makes a villain and how some can be lovable in spite of their horrible deeds, Moby Dick, of course Batman makes an appearance and eventually the boys get around to discussing how you can use your local library as a…

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  Wanna learn how to climb the ladder using the power of art and relationships? Wanna know how to have a really cool job and maintain your indie core? Wanna learn how to use risk effectively? Wanna know how baby steps can take you from unknown artisan to VFX team member a’ la Marvel’s Black…

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  On today’s show, The Voice and the Ramblin Phoenix are joined by…a guy that just works here. Today’s discussion covers how the consumption of comics and other media has changed in the last 20 years. The Phoenix was recently playing his new Nintendo Switch and realized how many indie games are thriving on the…

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  Wanna know how to navigate comic distribution? Wanna know how to juggle multiple creative plates at once? Wanna learn how to create and survive a dedicated con schedule? Look no further than the one-woman-show powerhouse behind Emerald Comics Distribution, Anne G. Bean. Anne has only been in distribution game since the tail end of…

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  Welcome to a new blog series from Indie comic creator, Johnny Craft.  Come along chapter by chapter as this comic book writer explores the journey of expecting his first child and all the emotions and creative challenges that come along with it.  Daddy’s Issues – Chapter 1: Hit by a Bomb It was Friday, January 5th. I…

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  Velthaneus: Issue 01 – A Sci-Fi Comic This is the book I’ve been the most excited for on this week’s Round-Up and I can’t wait to share it with you guys.  The art is insane and the story is a blast. The book has the look and feel of a Skottie Young fever dream…