Picking Up The Pace In Monkeybrain’s Headspace #1

By Ed Saul “There was a small town in the heart of America, and bad things happened there.” It’s a classic template. There are probably a hundred great or arguably great stories which follow it, and the next part is usually that someone is there to uphold the law. Monkeybrain’s Headspace #1 from Ryan K. Lindsay […]

Comics Save The Apes – Panels For Primates Is Coming To ComiXology

In 2010-2011, the indie comics, prose, and illustration project Panels for Primates appeared on the creator-owned webcomics platform ActivateComix, with a goal in mind to support animal charity work focused on the Primate Rescue Center in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Now, two anthologies of the digital project edited by Troy Wilson have been collected for sale on […]

Monkeybrain Thinks Comics Can Be For Kids Again

David Nieves writes for Bleeding Cool: Comics for children should be able to be shared with children, a simple notion right? That isn’t always the case in our dark and broody landscape of modern comics. With some great exceptions like Reed Gunther and the Aw Yeah team, there just aren’t enough funny books to sit […]

Five New Comics From Monkeybrain, Including The Return of Heartbreakers

At this evening’s Monkeybrain Comics panel at San Diego Comic Con, they will announce five new series. I’m especially pleased to see the return of Anina Bennett and Paul Guinan‘s Heartbreakers, a series I really enjoyed a decade ago… AVERY FATBOTTOM: RENAISSANCE FAIR DETECTIVE #1, by Jen Vaughn, $.99, ages 15+ CAPTAIN ULTIMATE #1, by  Benjamin […]

Amelia Cole And The Final Order Cut Off Date

Alasdair Stuart writes; I’ve enjoyed, and continue to enjoy, every book Monkeybrain Comics puts out. It’s a ridiculously diverse stable of titles, from crime to medieval science fiction and they’re all worth checking out. For those of you who are still hesitant about digital, the first wave of Monkeybrain books are starting to hit print, […]

Five Things About Amelia Cole And The Hidden War

Alasdair Stuart writes; Amelia Cole and the Hidden War is two issues old, and the changes from volume 1, Amelia Cole and the Unknown World, are all paying off. Amelia is now the city Protector, her predecessor is in the military and everything has settled down. Or has it? Well no, obviously, because otherwise that […]

Six Things About Artful Daggers

Alasdair Stuart writes for Bleeding Cool; The fourth issue of Artful Daggers just came out, which means now’s a good time to take a look at one of Monkeybrain‘s best books. Written by Adam P.Knave and Sean E. Williams, with art by Andrew Losq, letters by Frank Cvetkovic and logo by BJ Witts it’s one […]

Pop Culture Hounding Gabriel Hardman

[audio:] by Chris Thompson There’s a trifecta of great titles for Taylor & I to look at this week, plus one very special mention. First up, we keep ourselves occupied with Occupy Comics #1 from fledgling publisher Black Mask Studios. Then we take a look Mike Garley & Martin Simmonds’ Eponymous #1, which debuted as […]

Six Strikes Of The Red Panda

Alasdair Stuart writes for Bleeding Cool: I love podcasting, especially fiction podcasting, which is fortunate given a couple of the things I do when I’m not writing here. I listen to a lot of stuff too, which you have to if you want to keep current, including fiction by the likes of Scott Sigler and […]

Review: High Crimes By Christopher Sebela and Ibrahim Moustafa

Alasdair Stuart writes for Bleeding Cool Everest has a litter problem. It’s one of those facts that you hear and just sticks, something which sounds like a random sentence generator threw out something halfway sensible, only it’s true. Mount Everest, the highest spot on Earth, has a litter problem.  So many people make, or attempt, […]

Preview: Edison Rex #5

This week, your comics shop will have a paucity ofcomics in store… but digital comics keep on rolling it seems. Such as Edison Rex #5, not skipping a beat, with a new issue out on Boxing Day. Here’s a preview… EDISON REX #5 $.99 – Ages 12+ – Edison Rex has invited the press to […]

Review: Thoughts On A Winter Morning by Kurt Busiek and Steve Lieber

Louis Falcetti writes for Bleeding Cool; Chris Roberson continues to put his money where his mouth is as Monkeybrain Comics rolls out more and more exclusive, digital (creator owned) titles through Comixology. Out this week and available for the incredibly fair price of $.99 is Thoughts On A Winter Morning written by Kurt Busiek and […]

Seven Things About Amelia Cole And The Unknown World Issue 2

Alasdair Stuart writes for Bleeding Cool Amelia Cole and the Unknown World was one of the launch titles for Monkeybrain Comics. The story of a female magician, living between two worlds and trapped on a third, it’s written by Adam P Knave and DJ Kirkbride with Nick Brokenshire on art and Rachel Deering lettering. It’s […]

Review: Bandette #1 by Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover from Monkeybrain Comics

Eliot Cole writes for Bleeding Cool: What a wonderful slice of caper brilliance. What a shame it is just a slice. I love this book pretty hard, but it’s tough to stomach the seven cent per page price point. For digital I’m really looking for around the five cent mark. Talking about money in relation […]