Writer: David Galiano Artist: Carlos Angeli Mad Cave Comics, January 2020 The appeal of the Western genre is sometimes lost upon people who live outside of the United States. Traditional Westerns tend to romanticise the colonial creep of lawless Europeans across the North American continent. In 1878, when this story, Savage Bastards, is set, in
Writer: Gordon McLean Artist: Caio Oliveira December 2019, Action Lab The superhero genre is a cavern almost completely excavated of anything of value. It is very difficult to discern any glimmers of gold left in the dark. So much of the material, with its parameters of good against evil, superpowers, ritualised combat, and fetished costumes, has
Writer: Calico Davies Lead Artist: David Moreno Inker: Alex Bermudez Independently published, November 2019 For the past two decades at least, the large American publishers of superhero comics have been shifting the bulk of their publications to suit a much older demographic that what we would have been part of up until the late 1980s.
Writer: James Stimpson Artist: Liana Reccione The List is a weird concoction. Santa, so the tradition goes, keeps a list of who is naughty and who is nice. This is a story of the Santa who deals with the naughty people. Salvatore is a former British commando who has taken to drinking and punishing people