Look Out Bawang

Look Out Bawang

Posted on April 21st, 2016

Look Out Bawang by Isaac Lenkiewicz Self-published 18 pages / Risograph / £3 Released 2015 Review by Tom Mortimer Isaac Lenkiewicz’s Look out Bawang is the story a clove of garlic – with a belly full of stolen hash browns – making his way back home to check the answering machine so he can find […]

Things I Think About Sometimes

Things I Think About Sometimes

Posted on April 8th, 2016

Things I Think About Sometimes by Stanley Miller Self-published 28 pages / B&W / £3 Released 2015 Review by Tom Mortimer Things I Think About Sometimes is a short book by 13 year old Stanley Miller. His concept is a simple one: illustrated misinterpretations of James Bond film titles (such as ‘Doctor Toe’ or ‘Diamonds […]

The Reach of the Mind

The Reach of the Mind

Posted on February 19th, 2016

The Reach of The Mind: Book One by Sam Bell Self-published 45 pages / B&W / £8 Released 2013 Review by Tom Mortimer Sam Bell’s The Reach Of The Mind is the first instalment of a surreal horror tale about violent delusions and oppressive forces subjecting a man to unexplained imprisonment and sinister experimentation. Bell’s […]

I Love This Part

I Love This Part

Posted on February 8th, 2016

I Love This Part by Tillie Walden Avery Hill Publishing 68 pages / colour / £8.50 Released 2015 Review by Tom Mortimer Tillie Walden’s I Love This Part is a book about two small town girls and their developing relationship as they pass the time through their school days. While still distinctly a comic, Walden uses single […]

Katzine

Katzine

Posted on February 1st, 2016

Katzine (#2/#3) by Katriona Chapman Self-published 24 pages / B&W / £6.50 Released 2015 Review by Tom Mortimer Katronia Chapman’s Katzines are beautifully illustrated comics and writings about life, personal experiences, memories and travelling. Chapman uses the extent of her talents and craft to create a place of deep and rich interest. Even the texture […]

Coral City

Coral City

Posted on January 18th, 2016

Coral City by Liam Cobb Self-published 32 pages / B&W / out of print Released 2011 Review by Tom Mortimer Liam Cobb’s Coral City opens with the story of Seymour, a night porter at Good Night Hotel with his work colleague Derrick. As the story unfolds, we meet other characters, most notably a girl called Kimberly, and […]

Save Our Souls #1

Save Our Souls #1

Posted on January 11th, 2016

Save Our Souls #1 Edited by David Ziggy Greene Self-published 48 pages / colour / £7 Released December 2015 Review by Tom Mortimer Save Our Souls is a new magazine that aims to provoke thought and conjure laughs. Recently released after a successful crowd funding campaign, Save Our Souls comprises illustration, comics, and written articles focusing […]

A Quiet Disaster

A Quiet Disaster

Posted on January 3rd, 2016

A Quiet Disaster by Alex Potts Avery Hill Publishing 32 pages / colour / £5 Released 2014 Review by Tom Mortimer Alex Potts’ A Quiet Disaster is the story of a man who can’t quite make up his mind what to do with his day off. There’s also the riddle of whether or not he […]

Buttertubs

Buttertubs

Posted on December 31st, 2015

Buttertubs by Donya Todd Avery Hill Publishing 44 pages / B&W / £7 Released 2015 Review by Tom Mortimer Buttertubs is a psychedelic adventure about a dog – who sweats butter – that likes to save those in distress. Sweating butter, however, doesn’t make this task particularly easy. Nor do monsters, attacks by magic and […]