Exilium Comic Book Review

Exilium

Editor’s Note: I was provided a review copy by the publisher for this review. Exilium is a SciFi comic from writer Ben Slabak and artist Salo Farias with colors by Marc Sintes and HdE on letters.  The book is published by Alterna Comics as part of their newsprint line.  The story follows the aftermath of … [Read more…]

32 Kills Comic Book Review

32 Kills

32 Kills is a new release from Comichaus by Andy Clift and Mike Garley.  It’s an ultra-violent action comic following the protagonist on a search for clues, or information, that finally takes her back home for a brutal confrontation.  The dialogue is light, and the action is fast and heavy.  The book is available to … [Read more…]

Follow Me In Comic Book Review

Follow Me In

Follow Me In is sort of a mixed bag for a comic book.  It’s part travel journal and part autobiography.  It is written from the perspective of a young artist traveling abroad with her boyfriend, and the art reflects that in it’s sketchbook feel and penciled colors.  It touches on cultural appreciation and sensitivity, exploration, … [Read more…]

Alterna Comics Releases for October 2018 Comic Book Solicitations

Midnight Mystery

IT CAME OUT ON A WEDNESDAY #3 (W) Troy Vevasis, Chas Pangburn, James Andrew Clark, Marco Lopez, Jeremy Ferretti, Eric Gahagan,Jeremy Massie (A) Aleksandar Jovic, Enzo Pertile, Robert Ahmad, SickJoe, Kelly Williams, Halil Mete, Jeremy Massie (Cover) Bernie Gonzalez $1.99, 48 pgs, Horror/Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Full Color, Newsprint Interior   This Halloween Spooktacular is all “treat”! In this issue: a zombie-infested … [Read more…]

GM’s Toolkit: Props Roleplaying Tips

World of Thelos

Roleplaying is largely an imaginative experience.  Players have a sheet that describes their imaginary character in game terms.  The Game Master has a script for the adventure based on fictional people, events and monsters.  Most of the game takes place in everyone’s mind, sometimes with the aid of a map and miniatures to make combat … [Read more…]

Subversive Comics teams with Paul Nicholson for All New Mayhem News

Mayhem

Subversive Comics and Paul Nicholson are teaming up for a new comic series, Mayhem.  Nicholson has been a designer with Japanese video games and music labels as well as creating the Laughing Man logo for Ghost in the Shell: Standalone Complex.  Subversive is an indie comic publisher based in the UK with titles like Bearlands, … [Read more…]

THE CHAIR to be distributed by Terror Films News

The Chair

Starring Roddy Piper in his final feature film role; based on the Alterna Comics title Terror Films has acquired THE CHAIR for distribution to streaming on demand and video on demand services. The film follows the plot of the Alterna Comics psychological horror comic book created and written by Peter Simeti with art by Kevin … [Read more…]

Eden Comic Book Review

Eden

Editor’s Note: I was provided a PDF review copy of Eden by the publisher. Eden is another great release brought to you by Alterna Comics with Eric Henson filling the role of artist and writer on the project.  The story of Eden is set in 2714 and Earth is under the rule of a tyrannical alien race.  Brigadier … [Read more…]

The Ferryman Comic Book Review

The Ferryman

Editor’s Note: I was sent a review copy of The Ferryman after requesting it from the creator. The Ferryman is a new comic from Sean Campbell and currently going through funding over on Indiegogo.  The story takes place in a future where the idea of an afterlife is no longer the stuff of legend, faith, or … [Read more…]

Metaphase Comic Book Review

Metaphase

Editor’s Note: I was provided a review copy by the publisher for this review. Metaphase, which went to a second printing already, was inspired by creator Chip Reece’s son Ollie.  Chip wanted to create something unique, and special for his son, who has Down syndrome.  “METAPHASE is a prime example of how important comic books and graphic … [Read more…]