Ancient Daze #3https://buff.ly/2Fmi1GX is a 32-page, full color, 8bit/cell shaded action manga comic written and illustrated by Tobey Truestory.
As we enter Level 3 of Ancient Daze we join the victor from the previous issue, now wielding two swords, as she cautiously enters a palace and comes face-to-face with yet another adversary! Steel clashes, blades slice the air, and a secret power within the swords is revealed! Constant action drives this story forward with dynamic art and well-orchestrated fight scenes!
The story begins with a butcher developing a strange lesion on his leg. At the insistence of his wife he goes to the doctor for treatment and leaves with both less and more than he came in with! From there the butcher and his wife continue their story with an odd and unexpected addition to their family!
This strange and entertaining story explores a relationship that you’ve most likely never considered before. The direction this tale takes is into such uncharted territory that every turn of the page is a surprising revelation that spins this yarn into a weird thread with awesome art that will stay with you!
For Mini-Comic Monday it’s…Copy That! #56! This issue is a 28-page, B&W info/news mini comic zine published by D. Blake Werts. Cover by Jacob Alvarez.
In this issue of Copy That! Joseph Tenney interviews Jacob Alvarez! Joseph and Jacob talk about connecting with other cartoonist, being a part of Cartoon Loonacy, getting into comics and the underground, painting, doing stand-up and improv, the graphic novel Chinatown Bus, hipster culture, redneck Ghost Rider, inking the Scud way, recommended reading, influences, the future of comics, and more! You can follow Jacob Alvarez on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/hypnospiral_comics/ and on Twitter at @MJacobAlvarez
In the community news and info section we get a few pages featuring the offerings of: Alan Sissom (Comics Link Spotlight); Brian Leonard (Odd Mojo); Charles Brubaker (The Fuzzy Princess); Horsty (multiple titles); Ian Shires (Time Trvlr); Matt Feazell (Leftover Convention Sketchbook, and 5 O’Clock Shadow); Matt Jones (A Trip to Die For, and Trick Or…); and news from RC Harvey!
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Amazing Agehttps://buff.ly/2R7yjEl is a 136-page, full color, all ages, standard size, hero action comic written by Matthew David Smith, illustrated by Jeremy Massie, and colored by Christine Brunson. Published by Alterna Comics.
This is the entire series collected into one, massively entertaining, comic! Three friends fantasize about being heroes and one of the friends even creates a comic featuring their exploits. The comic mysteriously reappears years later and transports the friends into the comic book universe of their own creation! Now they must learn to hone their powers with help from a group of real heroes in their new world and fight evil doers that would seize their interdimensional jumping ability for their own devious purposes!
The creative team deliver dynamic action, well developed characters, and suspense all backed up with impressive cartoonish superhero fantasy art to give the comic an appealing, old-school, silver-age look!
We the Oddhttps://wetheodd.weebly.com/ is a 16-page, digest size, black and white with color cover, fantasy comic written and illustrated by Delicia Williams.
Previously the main character of We the Odd ventured deep inside the ventilation ducts of an old building and there discovered a mysterious door and bizarre figure wearing a box that gave chase! Now we return to the story with the box headed figure hot on the heels of our heroine! A strange doorway, butterflies, a toad, skeptical authorities, and nachos all stand between our possibly delusional protagonist and return to a mentally stable reality!
Forever My Brightest Moonlighthttps://www.gperki.com/ is a 24-page, digest size, black and white comic written and illustrated by GAP (Grace Allison Perkins).
This is a passionate story about two friends expressing their love for each other and coming to terms with what that means. We meet the friends, Andrew and Mason, as their friendship and romance enters a new stage leading them into an uncharted emotional territory, and continue the journey with them to a satisfying finish. The story and art really blend to make this comic flow. The hand lettering, deep shadowing, and expressive faces all capture the raw feelings of the story and pull the reader into the loving relationship between the friends.
If you’re not yet familiar with this series, The Repercussionists is about a crew of characters that are responsible for cleaning up the mess after giant monsters and robots slug it out in the middle of cities. Now in this issue of The Repercussionists we’re treated to some background info on the four main characters of the series. We’re taken back to the characters’ early years when they first came in contact with one another. We learn about the origin of these relationships and delve deeper into the characters themselves to learn what their motivations are and how their youth shaped them into the people they are today. But fear not, during the retrospective glances at the team, we’re also treated to giant monsters and robots too!
The storytelling in this issue is really effective. The character development is excellent and enhances what has so far been a unique and interesting story. The art is also handled with skill and expertise. The neat thing about the art is that each of the creators share the duties of illustrator. This gives the entire series a nice mix of styles that just adds to the distinctiveness of The Repercussionists!
This is My Zine #1 http://www.kevynknox.com is an 8-page, Black and White, minicomic size, folded zine written and illustrated by Kevyn Knox. Published by Brain Tumor Comix.
This zine has a little bit of everything and it’s all good! From an opening political statement, to the rantings of Kendall Jenner, to eating monkeys! Plenty of underground, counterculture comix to fill the folded pages and delight DIY degenerates!
This is a collection of a few, funny short stories. The comic opens with a warrior that just can’t seem to do anything right, that’s followed by a Mac and PC out on an awkward date trying to find out if they’re compatible! Also in this little treasure of polished art, shiny pages, and eccentric humor is the history of the world through butts!
My Shenaniganshttp://defectivepudding.com is a 20-page, B and W with blue cardstock cover, digest size, personal comic written and illustrated by Defective Pudding.
Across the twenty pages that make up My Shenanigans Defective Pudding reveals the happy, quiet, and solitary moments that make up the life of a quirky young woman. She talks to inanimate objects, loses herself watching streaming water, and rejoices with stuffed animals. Her life is presented as one of wonderment and joy sprinkled with eccentricities that make her an endearing character. The artwork is raw and makes great use of exaggeration, deep pools of shadow, and hatching. The rendering style nicely complements the whimsical theme of the storytelling.