One of the great tropes in science fiction and fantasy is the “outsider,” someone who looks on humanity from a different point of view. Star Trek had Spock, Data, Odo and The Doctor, for instance! They often helped us look at ourselves from a new perspective. In Ogre, we get to see how humans treat others, and it’s often not pretty!
Browsing: Indie Comics
Major Spoilers caught up with Searle to talk about working on Gothic Tales of Haunted Love.
This week, you’ll hear my special interview with Joe Martino, an artist/writer who I believe continues to be an important groundbreaker in Indie comics, and who recently concluded his successful Kickstarter campaign celebrating the 20th anniversary of Shadowflame, his first character and series. We also delve into other creations of his, including The Mighty Titan, Cyberines, and Ripperman, and Joe talks about Red Anvil Comics and the great products he, Dave Ryan and others are producing there. He also gives us a peek ahead so we can be on the lookout for his upcoming projects, so be sure to listen…
From Caleb Thusat, the writer of the Indie comic Alter-Life, comes this book, described as “a gorgeous greyscale comic with some gore, some laughs, and a biker-mortician. It’s an action-packed, fresh take on the zombie genre.” Honestly, I thought I’d read all there was to do with zombies, especially in comics. Turns out I was wrong, dead wrong!
This week, in Episode 254, I talk with the book’s creators David Carr and John Hernandez, who I met at the recent Baltimore Comic Con.
This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: The Adventures of Wally Fresh, Blue Beetle #1, Betty Boop #1, and Kaladesh is Magic! Plus Dot-to-Dots for everyone!
Suppose you discovered that every time you died, you actually transported into another you in another, albeit somewhat similar, universe? What would that do to you? The answer begins to take shape in Alter-Life #1, which I had the pleasure of picking up at the recent Wizard World Chicago convention!