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Review: Cowards, Bloodshed and Greed in SPACE BASTARDS #1

Humanoids' Space Bastards #1 is a lot to stomach. It's the dark comedy sci-fi we all wish we'd thought of. Writers Eric Peterson and...

Chido Comics Partners With Bridge Works Entertainment To Create Latinx Superhero Stories

Announced last week, George Salinas of Bridge Works Entertainment has partnered with Ivan Plaza, owner and founder of the Latinx comic book publisher, Chido...

Self-Published Spotlight: Sam Locke Ward’s ’93 GRIND OUT

Welcome to Self-Published Spotlight, a regular interview column where I will be highlighting self-published comics and the creators and small print publishers who make...

Review: NOTTINGHAM #1 — A Grimdark Sherwood Depiction

Nottingham #1 begins a grimdark depiction of Robin Hood from Mad Cave Studios. Writer David Hazan and artist Shane Connery Volk showcase a dour...

Review: PANTOMIME #2 – The Dangers Of Being A Teen Criminal

PANTOMIME #2, out now from Mad Cave Studios, is the second issue of the crime miniseries by writer Christopher Sebela, artist David Stoll, colorist...

Review: Michael Walsh’s SLEEP STORIES Will Keep You Up At Night

Michael Walsh's THE SLEEP STORIES is currently available on Kickstarter, and if you aren't already afraid of things that go bump in the night,...

INTERVIEW: Tom Scioli on Process, Princess and His New Patreon Account

Cartoonist Tom Scioli made waves this year when his comics biography Jack Kirby: The Epic Life of The King of Comic was released (read...

Review: BUZZARD #2 Is Fun, Energetic, And Violent

MFR described the first issue of Buzzard as “unapologetically British, with a punk rock flair and off-the-wall violence.” This second issue brings more of...

Western Webtoons: How Indie Publishers Embrace Digital Comics

In this day and age, comics are entering a new era of distribution and presentation. After some inspiration from South Korea's webtoon industry, some...

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Jacob Phillips Cover Art For BURN RESIDUE Collection

Burn Residue writer Jonathan Thompson has shared something very special with us at Monkeys Fighting Robots. Last month, when we spoke to Jonathan, he...

Review: FRANK AT HOME ON THE FARM #1 — Scared and Confused

FRANK AT HOME ON THE FARM #1, out today from Scout Comics, is the first issue of a 4-issue psychological horror miniseries. If you're...

THE PULL: The Apocalyptic Disasters Of Factionalism

The Pull is a title from TKO Studios releasing November 17th as part of its third wave. Superstar writer Steve Orlando creates a world...

Review: UNICORN: VAMPIRE HUNTER #1 Is Fun Fairy-Tale Action

Yes - Unicorn: Vampire Hunter - the title to this fantasy comic book series comes across as a little frothy. It kind of sounds...

Review: Mystery & History in ITHAQA #1-3

ITHAQA #1-3 is the first part of a self-published series by writer Michael Watson, artist & co-creator Theresa Chiechi, and letterer Lucas Gattoni. About the...

Review: PROJECT 45 #1 – Some Old School Sci-Fi For Your Day

Project 45 #1 published last month, is the first comic from a new indie publisher Enigma Resolve created by founder Kal Mebane. It's a...

INTERVIEW: Catching up With COPRA And Michel Fiffe

Michel Fiffe's COPRA recently saw a run of single issues published by Images Comics, something that deviated from the original run's self-published process. But...

PANTOMIME #1 Offers A Special Reading Experience

Pantomime #1, out now from Mad Cave Studios, is the first issue of a crime miniseries about a group of deaf teens who get...

AEROBICIDE RAD ONE-SHOT: Pure 80s Cheese Parody

The Aerobicide Rad One-Shot (released on November 4) spins-off from indie publisher Shonuff Studios' premiere title Aerobicide: The Extreme Ninja Workout. For this 3-part...

Exclusive Mad Cave Studios Preview: HONOR AND CURSE #7 Returns

Honor and Curse #7 hits your local comic book shop in January 2021, but thanks to Mad Cave Studios, Monkeys Fighting Robots has a...

Interview: Rylend Grant On PEACEKEEPERS, The State Of Comics, & How Poker Prepared Him To Be A Writer

Monkeys Fighting Robots spoke with writer Rylend Grant about his new comic THE PEACEKEEPERS, which is currently funding on Kickstarter. About THE PEACEKEEPERS: All hell breaks...