Mirai: Worst Birthday Ever HamishDownie.com, 2017 Writer: Hamish Downie This review is the third of our critiques of independent publishers, following upon Free Comicbook Day. This time, we look at a bishoojo manga out of Osaka in Japan, but, curiously, written by an Australian filmmaker. The writer of “Mirai: Worst Birthday Ever” is Hamish Downie.
Knight in the Snake Pit #1 Kevin Chilcoat, 2017 This is the second in our week-long series of review of independently-published comics, coinciding with Free Comicbook Day. On this occasion, we look at the psychological tale entitled “Knight in the Snake Pit”. In the United States, over a thirty year period ending in the 1950s,
Popova #1: Life After Death PopovaWorld.com, 2017 Writers: Dre Torres and Alex Valdes This is the first of our reviews, issued this week, of independently published comics, to coincide with Free Comicbook Day. We start this exercise with the examination of a newly discovered gem. The story starts with two lesbians on a date at
Aldous Spark: Meddler in History and Other Unsavoury Affairs #1 Grenade Fight Inc., 2017 Writers: Andrew Maxwell and Peter Miriani This steampunk comic book aims for a particular target. Aldous Spark is a member of a Victorian era society of do-gooders. In order to achieve his purposes, Aldous deploys an array of steampunk devices including