Hello to all you wonderful and adoring Grand Geeks and Gatherers! The winter season has come to a close, though the weather would tell us otherwise! No matter though, considering a great recommendation for any icy spring day is enjoy a great book by a warm fire or heater. So I shall do so and prepare for my gamemastering endeavors while enjoying a hot cup of coffee. But before I do so, let’s see what looks good this week in the indie comics world!
Vampire Macabre: Halloween Special #1 (one-shot)
Writer(s): Frank Forte
Artist(s): Edu Menna, MoraMike, Frank Forte
Cover Artist(s): Aly Fell, Alex Chow
Publisher: Asylum Press
Synopsis: “Asylum Press brings you a horrific blood thirsty collection of all-new vampire tales featuring an international cast of artistic talent. Frank Forte and Edu Menna deliver “Blood Wine” where a con artist dealing in bootlegged vintage wine gets his comeuppance from an elder statesman of the sanguine. In “Red Moon” a young woman tests her desires against a hipster rock star who has a dark secret, illustrated by MoraMike…”
A Halloween special in midst of springtime? Color me interested! Read on as some of the best in the business bring us a compilation of sizzling, sexy and scary vampire stories!
Available at https://www.asylumpress.com/ and your LCS!
Writer(s): Jj O’Conner, Brian Buccellato
Artist(s): Manuel Garcia
Cover Artist(s): Bagus Hutomo, Marco Mastrazzo, Jeremy P. Roberts
Publisher: Valiant Entertainment
Synopsis: “Explore a brand new corner of the Valiant Universe! In a distant solar system, advanced mechs known as Armorclads are used to fight wars and build worlds. On Xeru, genetically engineered workers live out their short lives mining a valuable mineral called The Pure in construction-class mechs known as…”
In a distant world of the cosmos, mechs known as Armorclads do the duty of expansion, but apparently at the expense of engineer workers on Xeru known as Ironclads. Now the latter mean to fight back when one of their own is killed. But just how will this conflict turn out?!
Available at https://valiantentertainment.com/ and your LCS!
And there we have it for the week, folks! Tales of oppression and revolt among the stars combined with macabre tales of vampires. These gems and so many more await you at the mere click of a button on your keyboards or at the touch of a screen on your phones and/or tablets. But since many of you are supporters of local business, I will encourage you to head down to your local comic store this Wednesday to pick up the hard copy issues themselves. Read them and share with your friends. Start a conversation and be sure to leave a comment or two. But most importantly, remember…GGG!