Hey…we get it. There are a lot of titles coming to your local comic shop every month. So many in fact that it is easy to miss your next must-read comic hitting store shelves. Well, thank the alternative press deities for Indie Edge!
Natasha Stagmer is livin' on the INDIE EDGE! Every month, Natasha brings you the ever-evolving, ever-diversifying world of independent, and creator-owned comics. Let's take a look at what Oni Press, Hermes Press, Source Point Press, and others have coming to your local comic shop. Preorder the titles below from the December PREVIEWS!
Hyper violent street harassment revenge fantasy in the style of Sailor Moon about about an average schoolgirl who transforms into a foul-mouthed and rage-fuelled Magical Girl. Watch in awe as she swiftly disposes of street harassers and uses her array of magical weapons, printed in fluorescent pink and blue.
During the darkest days of the Civil War, wicked cutthroats came into possession of six pistols of otherworldly power. In time, the Sixth Gun. the most dangerous of the weapons, vanished. When the gun surfaces in the hands of an innocent girl, dark forces reawaken. Vile men thought long dead set their sights on retrieving the gun and killing the girl. Only Drake Sinclair, a gunfighter with a shadowy past, stands in their way. But the guns have a power... and a destiny... more terrifying than anyone imagines. Collecting the first 11 issues of the critically-acclaimed comic book series.
In the second issue of writer Gary Reed's very last story, Amy Berg arrives at her new school determined to remain aloof and alone. But surrounded by classmates with powers and abilities that mirror her own, Amy begins to gather friends... and enemies.
(W) Jolly Blackburn, Various (A) Jolly Blackburn (CA) Brian Fraim, Brendon Fraim
KoDT features the hilarious ongoing misadventures of a group of gamers. It also includes regular columns and special features providing useful role-playing resources, game reviews and aids on incorporating pop culture into your gaming resources. It's a slice of (fantasy) life reflected in comic strips, articles, reviews and features, and a positive celebration of gaming culture!
Hermes Press celebrates the career of Frank Thorne, renowned good girl artist extraordinaire with a comprehensive art monograph where he explores his art and the process of creating it step by step. See pencils, preliminaries, final artwork, as well as the final printed comics created by Thorne. This extensive art monograph presents artwork from such titles as Red Sonja, Ghita, Lann, The Iron Devil, and more. This book explores not only the comic book artwork of Thorne but also illustrates the motion pictures concepts and storyboards for the never-made Ghita film.
The "indie" umbrella can be wide, and these comics cover a lot of different story types and styles, but you can find just about any comic you've ever wanted and maybe a few you never knew you needed. Take a look.