Independent Comic Spotlight 2018 Vol. I

Childrens Vampire Hunting Brigade

Hey, everyone!  I’m a taking a quick break from my regular DC love (and occasional Marvel shoutout) to give some exposure to a few great indy books on the shelves.  That’s right.  2018’s very first installment of Independent Comic Spotlight is here!  If you have a book I should check out, hit me up in the comments, my email, or on social media.  If you have a book that you created that I should check out, send it on over and I’ll add it to my stack.  Here’s a bunch of great reads you all need to investigate for yourselves…


Scout Comics Releases You Should Check Out:

  • Solar Flare by James Haick and Branko Jovanovic
  • Mindbender by James Pruett and Federico De Luca
  • Smoke Town by Phillip Kennedy Johnson and Scott Van Domelen
  • Stabbity Bunny by Richard Rivera and Dwayne Biddix (personal favorite)
  • Little Guardians by Ed Cho and Lee Cherolis
  • Heavenly Blues by Ben Kahn and Bruno Hidalgo
  • Graveland by Massimo Rosi and Gabriel Ibarra Nunez

Some Super Fun Indy Comic Books Worth a Read:

  • Invasion from Planet Wrestletopia by Ed Kuehnel, Matt Entin, and Dan Schkade
  • Tinsuits by D. A. Hogg and Daniel A. Becker
  • The Children’s Vampire Hunting Brigade by David Lucarelli and Henry Ponciano (personal favorite)
  • Scratcher by John Ward and Juan Romera
  • Denver Moon by Warren Hammond, Joshua Viola, and Aaron Lovett
  • Tinsel Town by David Lucarelli and Henry Ponciano

Book Books Sent My Way:

  • City of Bastards by Andrew Shvarts (releases Jun 5)
  • Master Assassins by Robert V. S. Redick
  • Futura by Jordan Phillips
  • Terror is Our Business: Dana Roberts’ Casebook of Horrors by Joe & Kasey Lansdale (releases May 29)
  • DC Comics Variant Covers: The Complete Visual History Showcases the Most Iconic Variant Covers Since 1986 by Daniel Wallace (personal favorite)
  • The Dark Angel: The Complete Tales of Jules de Grandin: Volume Three by Seabury Quinn
  • I’ve Got Something to Say: 10 Years of Rock and Roll Ramblings by Danko Jones (releases Jun 12)
  • The City Where We Once Lived by Eric Barnes
  • Denver Moon: The Minds of Mars by Warren Hammond and Joshua Viola (releases Jun 5)


That’s it for now.  See you in a few months for the next installment of Independent Comic Spotlight!  Don’t forget to give our indy creators some love… they’re the future of the industry!

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