Go West #3https://www.alternacomics.com/gowest is a 36-page, full color, action western comic created and written by Garrett Gunn with interior art and cover pencils by Saint Yak, cover colors by Sean Forney, and lettering by HdE. Published by Alterna Comics.
In the New West old ways die hard. One man sets out to avenge his family after their brutal murder. The man was once one of the deadliest men in the New West, now he’s guided by revenge and won’t stop at anything until he gets it! Motorcycle riding allies and a woman packing a punch aid the man in this all-out, blood splattered battle royale!
Alterna Comics tells another great story thanks to the exceptional talents of the creative team that put this action western together! In this, the third and final issues of the limited series, the pace is fast and brutal. The writing, dialogue, and art all come together to make this one hard-hitting western that really showcases the depth and quality that can be found in independent comics!
Blood Realm #1http://alternacomics.com is a 24-page, standard size, black and white with spot colors, dark fantasy comic created, written, and illustrated by Robert Geronimo with lettering by Thomas Mauer. Published by Alterna Comics.
Three beings known as the Sisters of Silence must embark on a treacherous quest to stop a bloodthirsty General from obtaining a sacred relic powerful enough to obliterate the last kingdom of men! Goat-Men, Iron Wolves, and an evil Black Heart all factor into this dark tale of supernatural forces and magic!
Robert Geronimo composes each page of Blood Realm with striking imagery and a great use of spot color. He really brings out the fantasy aspect of the story through fantastical renderings of distinctive characters that comfortably fit into the mystical world that is Blood Realm!
Doppelgänger #4http://alternacomics.com is a 24-page, standard size, full color, MATURE, suspense-horror comic created, written, and colored by Jordan Hart with pencils and inks by Emmanuel Xerx Javier. Published by Alterna Comics.
After a car crash leaves Dennis Zimmann with a concussion and a demon, he has only hours before he is erased from existence and replaced by his Doppelgänger! Can the real Dennis, with the help of his neighbor, defeat the deceptive demon? What peril has the situation placed his wife and daughter in? And exactly how do you kill a doppelgänging demon?!
The story in this series was full of unexpected twists and turns that kept the action moving from beginning to end. The characters were all fully developed and written with unique and believable personalities. The artwork captures a sense of realism that breathes life into each page complete with convincing backgrounds and true to life body types. The pale colors used throughout the series also contributed to the realistic look and subtly muted the action so as not to drive the story over the top.
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The XII #1 of 5https://buff.ly/2CVEcNj is a 40-page, full color, apocalyptic survival comic created and written by Patrick Trahey with art by Luis Suarez and lettering by Magnus. Published by Alterna Comics.
An extended family struggling to survive face the hard reality that the resources of the land can no longer support them. To make matters worse, they also must contend with armed rivals that threaten to raid their dwindling supplies and possibly do bodily harm to members of the family. The only apparent solution is an uncertain and perilous journey across the Dead Roads!
The creative team on The XII paint a bleak picture of a parallel world where people band together in small groups for survival and compete with one another for the precious resources needed to sustain life. Then, to make things even more direr, they introduce a mysterious, faceless group of marauders known as “The Twelve” that prey on those brave or foolish enough to wander from their compounds.
The Wicked Righteous #4 of 6https://www.alternacomics.com/wickedrighteous is a 32-page, full color, apocalyptic survival comic written by Terry Mayo with art by Lucas Romero and Chris Hall, and lettering by Brandon DeStefano. Published by Alterna Comics.
Lucas and JC break away from the pack and find some alone time while Berg and Cross make their way back to The Ballpark. Meanwhile JC’s father will use any means necessary to find his daughter, and Lucas has a premonition of bad things to come!
The creative crew responsible for The Wicked Righteous continue to take readers on a high energy, action packed ride full of interesting characters and unsettling situations! The writing remains focused and easy to follow while building anticipation and delivering the unexpected. The art, lettering, and page compositions work great at maintaining the pace of the story and bringing the action to life in a colorful and polished style that’s eye-catching and inviting of closer study!
A young man led by voices returns to his hometown. Once there he sets out to explore an old dilapidated house that he and his friends had frequently visited. In the decrepit house a mysterious force takes hold of the young man forcing him to face his past…and his greatest fears!
The writing sets the stage for unexpected twists and unforeseen frights. The art cloaks the house in long shadows and fills the rooms and hallways with foreboding darkness! Together the art and story effectively lay the groundwork for an intriguing and frightening mini-series!
The Wicked Righteous #3 of 6https://www.alternacomics.com/wickedrighteous is a 25-page, standard size, full color comic created and written by Terry Mayo with pencils and ink by Lucas Romero, colors by Christopher Hall, and letters by Brandon DeStefano. Published by Alterna Comics.
Lucas and the others return to the “Ballpark” to make a deal, but the Horsemen appear on the scene and the stranger Cross takes matters into his own hands. Meanwhile a creepy kid that just might be crazy stalks comicLucas and his clan, and someone comes calling for JC!
In this futuristic, apocalyptic, religiously themed survival story a group of kids try to outwit and stay ahead of vicious scavengers and murders. Along the way they befriend some and run from others as they protect themselves and attempt to maintain what’s left of their family. The writing is a real page-turner as the story just keeps getting more and more interesting as it leads into new territory and introduces new characters and perilous situations! The art is clean and polished with plenty of attention given to details, backgrounds, compositions, and colors!
Trespasser #4 of 4https://buff.ly/2CWkge4 is a 24-page, standard size full color comic, written by Justin M. Ryan, illustrated by Kristian Rossi, and lettered by DC HoPkins. Published by Alterna Comics.
In this final installment of Trespasser a father and daughter try to survive in a world turned upside down by an alien invasion. Society has broken down and most have sought refuge elsewhere. A mysterious sickness has spread across the land and now all the dad can do is question his decisions and hope his little girl can be cured by an unlikely helper.
The storytelling and art are both topnotch in this sci-fi tale about choices, regret, and relationships! The story delivers an unexpected ending that’s satisfying in its surprise twist while also consistent with the subtler flow of the drama from the beginning. The creative on Trespasser make great use of clever and indirect storytelling methods in both the writing and rendering that make this overall series a real treat to experience!
The Chair #4 of 4https://www.alternacomics.com/thechair is a 32-page, B&W, crime/horror, mature readers, standard size comic written, inked, and lettered by Peter Simeti, with pencils by Kevin Christensen, and edited by Erin Kohut. Cover by Peter Simeti and Kevin Christensen. Published by Alterna Comics.
It’s the final issue of the jailhouse series and more questions arise as fates unfold! The end has come for the murderous Sullivan, but are things really as they seem? Has Sullivan, the imprisoned psychotic killer, really witnessed the brutal torture and deaths of his fellow prisoners, or has he simply lost touch with reality? And what’s to be made of the relationship between Sullivan and the Warden? Is there more between them than meets the eye?
The creative team behind The Chair bring the house down in this final chapter of the story! It’s all out carnage and confessions as law and chaos collide on Death Row! Peter delivers clever twists that send the story in unanticipated directions, while Kevin drives home the feeling of desolation and despair with his rough edged renderings and washes of gray!
Lilith Dark #4https://buff.ly/2zMO8fx is an all-ages, fantasy adventure, full color, 24-page, four-issue limited series written and illustrated by Charles C. Dowd. Published by Alterna Comics.
The gang is back as Lilith Dark and friends make their last stand against the beasties in this fourth and final issue of this fun filled series! Strange creatures continue their all-out assault on the Dark family members as they struggle to find a safe way out of the underground maze of twisting tunnels and tumultuous terrors! Is it all in Lilith’s overactive imagination, or has she really found a subterranean world of giant spiders, kitties, and other marauding monsters?!
Charles C. Dowd once again brings the action filled fun led by a tough little girl and her fantasy fueled world in Lilith Dark #4!