Most of the writing here is on behalf of Travelling Man, my favourite comic book store! You’ll find lots of lovely comic book reviews and some interviews with the fantastic writers and artists that bring them to life. I also tend to do a round-up of Thought Bubble Festival in Leeds.
Junji Ito, master of horror manga, has a clear whimsical side. It comes through in everything he does, no matter how horrific the subject matter – the hideous hopping of Jack’s corpse in Uzumaki is the epitome of the man’s ability to balance fear and hilarity. This particular talent of his is more evident than ever in his short manga story, Junji Ito’s Cat Diary.More?
Can’t be bothered to read a whole article about black superheroes? Then this infographic is made just for you, you lazy sod!More?
I met Darryl McDaniels of Run DMC and Darryl Makes Comics, and thank god I got more for it than this awkward photo.More?
The epic mythos of The Wicked and The Divine will have you enchanted.More?
My favourite time of the year…Thought Bubble!More?
Seconds is a philosophical fairytale from the mind that brought you Scott Pilgrim, weaving together elements of science fiction with folk tale in a quirky and delightful story.More?
Edogawa Rampo’s incredible book of hedonism brought to life in this graphic novel.More?
Firefly lives on in comic book form!More?
If you’e into disturbing body horror from Japan, you may want to take a look at this.More?
My favourite post-apocalyptic cartoon Adventure Time gets made into a comic, and I go nuts.More?
A Thought Bubble interview with the creator of Punk Rock Jesus, Sean Gordon Murphy.More?
Yaaaaaaay Thought Bubble!More?
A graphic novel marriage of philosophy and architecture.More?
Sin Titulo is a rare kind of graphic novel, a mad combination of noir thriller, Lovecraftian myth and Matrix-style philosophy.More?
A dystopian, female-led action comic.More?
A fantastic comic book sequel to the epic movie Pacific Rim.More?
I love Adventure Time. So, so much.More?
A suitably immature continuation of Tank Girl.More?
A challenge, but definitely worth it.More?
Ghostface Killah’s stunning foray into comics – for adults!More?