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What's Trending: For Science!

By KevinFeatured Comics • Jun 23, 2022 0

Science Fiction is something of an interesting genre. Some consider it to be about stories based in the future, while others believe it can be rooted in any time period, so long as science is involved.

I personally believe science fiction is about the human imagination, big ideas, and practicality. One thing is for certain; no matter the time period, science fiction stokes the fires of human ingenuity. It's no doubt that many of the devices we use today are rooted in the science fiction of the past.

As we head into the weekend, let's take a look at what's trending in the sci-fi genre. We've included the top six below, but you can find the full list here.

1. Bior...

GlobalComix Exclusive: Amputation Capital #2 Now Available

By KevinFeatured Comics • Jun 22, 2022 0

The second part of the Amputation Capital 5-book series is now available to read. The story, by Neil Gibson and Raymond Tyler, follows up on issue #1 with more of Alfie's escapades as he heads to the ER.

We also get to see more from Walter and his new strategy, as well as a conundrum for Skin Deep and plan B for Morgan's finger.

You can read Amputation Capital issue #2 here. If you're new to the series, start with issue #1 here. And of course, don't forget to follow TPub for new release notifications on Amputation Capital and more.

Popular Last Week: Vertical Scroll

By KevinFeatured Comics • Jun 20, 2022 3

Over the past week we've seen an incredible number of new creators join the GlobalComix community, and many of them publish their work in the vertical scroll format. We found it fitting that this week we'd focus on that format in our latest Popular Last Week feature article.

You can find all vertical scroll titles sorted by popularity here, but let's hone in on the top six today. If you enjoy any of these, make sure to follow the creator for new release notifications.

 

1. Regnum Antiquum, 29 pages - Published by Kamourian King, (cc/ @Kamourianking)

The world started to turn dark, stars shot from the sky. People started to violently turn on one another. Lord...

Christopher

Christopher admin supporter 5 days ago

@Kamourianking congrats! :D

Niceannoying

Niceannoying 2 days ago

Congrats 👏

What's Trending: Fresh LGBTQ+ Comics

By ArtCrumbsFeatured Comics • Jun 16, 2022 3



Welcome to all our new Creators this week! We've decided to feature LBGTQ+ comics never featured before for this week's What's Trending! A kidnapping, superheroes, Crime, mythology - all sorts of comics worthy of a Pride Month feature!

Be sure to read and share to support our creators today, featuring:


1. Coming To The Lavender
, 78 pages - Published by Laylabelle97, (cc/ @Laylabelle97)

Aaron had not planned on becoming a human sacrifice this summer, but that’s exactly what a group of cultists have in mind for him. Fortunately, he is saved by Myfawny, a beautiful, strong, confident woman. Who is also a giant bug. Myfawny and Aaron’s good times are...

ArtCrumbs

ArtCrumbs admin 1 week ago

@pomspom you are very welcome! It was a good read : D

Rapphirica

Rapphirica 6 days ago

Awesome selection of comics here, great to see some familiar faces too!

Creator Interviews: Writers of TPub

By ArtCrumbsCommunity • Jun 14, 2022 0



Hello and welcome back everyone for another Creator Interview! For June's guest, we are sitting down with Raymond Tyler and Neil Gibson from TPub Comics (@stacitpub), a publisher from the United Kingdom. Recently, TPub released Amputation Capital #1 for free on Globalcomix, and it will also soon be available on Kickstarter to fund a printed Trade edition of all five issues.

Raymond Tyler wrote Amputation Capital working together with Neil Gibson as a mentor. I assisted on this series on the lettering, and I was excited to sit down with the team that wrote this story. I figured this would be a perfect time to get some advice on writing and their experience working together!

So...

Popular Last Week: Thriller

By ArtCrumbsFeatured Comics • Jun 13, 2022 0



Summer is just around the corner, so let's get our thrill on! For today's Popular Last Week, we've got everything from celebrities selling skin, to Sasquatch, to zombies and literal blood money! Surely none of those things can go wrong, right?

1. Amputation Capital, 28 pages - Published by TPub, (cc/ @stacitpub)

Amputation Capital is a dystopian present where celebrities and influencers sell body parts on a publicly-traded skin market. The story focuses on three characters that are displaced and objectified by the skin business. Alfie is a lowly skin trader who has dreams of becoming a CEO, Morgan is a recently divorced actress who sold her ring finger for 2 million...

What's Trending: LGBTQ+ from Sci-Fi

By ArtCrumbsFeatured Comics • Jun 9, 2022 1



We've got some more Pride-month features, both comics and manga, for our What's Trending this week! This time we've pulled some LGBT+ titles from the Sci-Fi genre. We've got you covered with subjects like mechas, aliens, talking animals, cavemen, and more, featuring:


1. Becstar, 160 pages - Published by Mad Cave Studios, (cc/ @chrisfernandez)

Becstar is a star hopping mercenary-gone-full time-gambler light years away from earth. Leaving her old life behind with the help of her magical luck dagger and her fan-turned-regret filled-friend Sally, Becstar ekes out a living under the nefarious Shadow Syndicate’s radar. But when a mysterious girl appears with grim...

Rapphirica

Rapphirica 6 days ago

Ooo time to save these to my library!!

Amputation Capital Now Available Exclusively On GlobalComix

By KevinPartnerships • Jun 8, 2022 0

GlobalComix is proud to announce, in partnership with TPub, that Amputation Capital #1 is now available to read for free, only on GlobalComix. We've worked closely with TPub to ensure the best reading experience possible for the digital version of this new horror comedy, and we can't wait to see the feedback from readers.

Co-created by Raymond Tyler and Neil Gibson, Amputation Capital features stunning art from Andre Rizzo. You can read issue #1 right now, with additional issues coming out every other week until all five are online. To coincide with this, TPub will be running a Kickstarter project to fund the trade paperback edition.

"I couldn't have had more...

Popular Last Week: Psychological

By ArtCrumbsFeatured Comics • Jun 6, 2022 0



Mind benders, illusions, and the mixing of realities, prepare your mind for a trip! Our Popular Last Week focuses on the psychological, and it's a doozy, featuring:

1. Decrypting Rita, 58 pages - Published by Egypt Urnash, (cc/ @egypturnash)

A robot lady is dragged outside of reality by her ex-boyfriend. She's got to pull herself together across four parallel realities before a hive-mind can take over the planet. "This is pure glossy adrenaline... It’s utterly fantastic work." - Steve Morris (Comics Alliance) "Deliriously confusing and addictive... It’s kind of wonderful." - Peter Watts (Blindsight) "Seriously folks, if you haven't...

What's Trending: Pride Month

By ArtCrumbsFeatured Comics • Jun 2, 2022 0



Pride Month is here, and we're celebrating LGBT comics readers love for this week's What's Trending, featuring:

1. Becstar, 160 pages - Published by Mad Cave Studios, (cc/ @chrisfernandez)

Becstar is a star hopping mercenary-gone-full time-gambler light years away from earth. Leaving her old life behind with the help of her magical luck dagger and her fan-turned-regret filled-friend Sally, Becstar ekes out a living under the nefarious Shadow Syndicate’s radar. But when a mysterious girl appears with grim news and an urgent quest where the fate of the universe hangs in the balance!

Story and Art by Mad Cave Studios


 


 

2. Living Heroes,...

Popular Last Week: Vertical Comics

By ArtCrumbsFeatured Comics • May 31, 2022 0



With Mobile devices, vertical comics have taken the internet by storm. For today’s Popular Last Week, we’re sharing vertical comics that readers love, featuring:

1. Lesser Evils, 114 pages - Published by AWA Studios, (cc/ @WillGraves)

Welcome to Brooklyn Through the Looking Glass, where a golem with benefits, a spiraling genie, a demon who feeds on bad vibes, and a promising young mermaid collide with heartbroken, hard-living, hype-obsessed humans. Lesser Evils is a hilarious, pop culture-filled universe that explores what intimacy, spite, selflessness, and friendship mean today.

Story and Art by AWA Studios


 


 

2. Cheapjack Gentlemen, 211...

Creator Interviews: Hexapus Ink of BounD

By ArtCrumbsCommunity • May 31, 2022 2



Our Creator Interviews series is back for the month of May. Today we're featuring Hexapus Ink, a team of creators responsible for BounD. The series was our #1 on GlobalComix for all of 2021We are very excited that they've offered to take the time to explain their process and thoughts on starting a comic or manga!

UnBounD – A Brief History and the Process of Making BounD

By Matt Forsyth - Edited by Therese Lewis


When I was asked if we wanted to make a post for GlobalComix, I thought it might be a good time to give people a look behind the curtain. This is an abridged history of BounD and the steps that Therese Lewis and I take to create each...

BounD

BounD 3 weeks ago

Thank you for all that you do!

ArtCrumbs

ArtCrumbs admin 3 weeks ago

@BounD Thank you so much for contributing! It was fantastic to see the history and process. I'm sure it will be helpful to others!

What's Trending: The Anthropomorphs

By ArtCrumbsFeatured Comics • May 26, 2022 0



These Anthropomorphic creatures mean business! Fantastical creatures aren't all cute and fuzzy, so for this week's What's Trending, we've got some Anthros that can take the heat AND dish it out!

1. TOM N ARTIE
, 135 pages - Published by HAZE COMICS, (cc/ @AdmiralLavender)

Tom and Artie is about two interdimensional best buddy mercenaries from different worlds. Each contract they take is a wildly different zany adventure as they meet strange and interesting characters to fight and trick. Written by Robert Livingston Edited by Mike Stevens Art by Zhao Chunlin Lettering by Micah Myers

Story and Art by HAZE COMICS


 


 

2. CAT GOAT DOG, 13 pages...

Emmett #1: A Lesser Evils Story - Now Available in 6 Languages

By KevinHeadquarters • May 25, 2022 0

GlobalComix is excited to announce a partnership with AWA Studios to localize EMMETT #1: A LESSER EVILS STORY, with support for six languages on release day.

EMMETT #1: A LESSER EVILS STORY is available to read right now in the following languages, only on GlobalComix:

Popular Last Week: Mystery

By ArtCrumbsFeatured Comics • May 23, 2022 0



Who doesn't love a good puzzle to solve? Grab your detective caps and let's solve some capers from our Popular Last Week list, featuring:

1. Decay, 32 pages - Published by Fire Ant Ent, (cc/ @stokesthewriter)

A supernatural revenge thriller that will keep audiences guessing and rip your heart out. Fans of horror with a mystery will love "Decay".

Story and Art by Fire Ant Ent


 


 

2. Prolong, 24 pages - Published by Kristian Herrera, (cc/ @kristianherrera)

Prolong is a comic about Death not wanting to say goodbye to someone they care about. This comic is a 20-page story that I wanted to share with the world for free. This story has...

What's Trending: The Past

By ArtCrumbsFeatured Comics • May 19, 2022 0



We traveled back in time and grabbed some noteworthy stories for today's What's Trending! Explore deep oceans, dark caves, cross the Bering Strait, and more, featuring:

1. Onami, 49 pages - Published by Art Crumbs, (cc/ @ArtCrumbs)

Pon, a clay figure is made human as an offering to the gods. It doesn't go as planned and he is cast to the bottom of the ocean. A wandering spirit named "Ohma" finds him and assists in helping him back to the surface and fight Amat, the god who rejected him as an offering.

Story and Art by Kat Jackson (Artcrumbs)


 


 

2. Sun Eater, 97 pages - Published by Heavy Metal, (cc/ @dezi)

Sun Eater is a...

Creator Tips and Tricks #14: Getting Good Lineart Part 2

By ArtCrumbsCommunity • May 17, 2022 0



Welcome back everyone, I've got some more Tips and Tricks for you all regarding lineart. We'll be covering how to make use of textured brushes, custom brushes and how to use color to your advantage when working with lineart!

With that intro out of the way, let's get started!

1. Use appropriate brush for YOUR style!

There is sort of a joke among artists, where viewers or fans will ask “What brush do you use?” This question is met with enthusiasm or dread, but the answer really does matter. What pen DO you use? In the last article I talked about line weight and texture. Going back to that, you want to be sure you use a brush the aligns with the look that...

Popular Last Week: Friendship

By ArtCrumbsFeatured Comics • May 16, 2022 0



School might be ending, but you'll see them again soon. Until then, read these recently popular titles on the adventures of these friends for today's Popular Last Week, featuring:

1. Living Heroes, 30 pages - Published by Steph Williams, (cc/ @swilliams)

Living Heroes is a fancomic that blends the '90s sitcom Living Single and some of my favorite Marvel characters. Misty Knight, Storm, Monica Rambeau, She-Hulk, Sam Wilson, Wyatt Wingfoot, and special guests are just trying to get by in a superhero kind of world. You can buy a physical version Living Heroes here: https://ko-fi.com/s/14c323c572

Story and Art by Steph Williams


 


 

2. Eternity'...

What's Trending: Supernatural

By ArtCrumbsFeatured Comics • May 12, 2022 0



Tales of deep sea kaiju, new powers, otherworldly creatures, deadly diseases: if you crave the mysterious and supernatural, today's What's Trending has you covered!

1. Tales From the Dispatch, 240 pages - Published by SnowyWorks, (cc/ @snowyworks)

Tales From The Dispatch is a new anthology series from SnowyWorks and Indie Comix Dispatch. Featuring stories of alternate futures, paranormal activity, wishful thinking, crime fighters, campfire tales, and much much more. There’s sure to be something for every comic lover!

Story and Art by SnowyWorks


 


 

2. The Resistance, 153 pages - Published by AWA Studios, (cc/ @WillGraves)

J. Michael...

Creator Wednesday: 12 New and Trending Creators

By KevinCommunity • May 11, 2022 2

Welcome to the second issue of GlobalComix Creator Wednesday, where we curate suggestions for creators to follow. This week we saw a surge in new creators joining GlobalComix, so we wanted to give them a formal welcome. You can explore the list of creators, sorted by join date, here.

For today's article we have a mix of new creators, those rising in popularity, and those that have been invaluable members of the creator community for some time now.

Let's get started - we have a lot of names to cover this week!

Hexapus Ink

We can't have a trending list of creators to follow without mentioning the creative duo at Hexapus Ink. Their...

BounD

BounD 1 month ago

Thank you for the shout out!

Kevin

Kevin admin 1 month ago

@BounD You're welcome!

Popular Last Week: Drama

By ArtCrumbsFeatured Comics • May 9, 2022 0



From people with strange circles on their chests to birds in a band, drama abounds in our Popular Last Week comics, featuring:

1. 31 Ita/Eng, 86 pages - Published by Suol__IMM, (cc/ @SuolIMM)

Ragazzi ottengono dei cerchi 'magici'' nel petto, che significa tutto questo? / Some guys get mysterious circles in the chest, what are they? What does all this lead to?

Story and Art by Suol__IMM

 


 

2. Rechargeable, 244 pages - Published by Bilvy Jay Lee, (cc/ @bilvyy)

It's the year 2100 in New Portland, Australia. The Immortals are a reckless street gang trying to corner the market on illegal but highly advanced prosthetic technology known as...

What's Trending: National Cartoonist's Day

By ArtCrumbsFeatured Comics • May 5, 2022 0

National Cartoonists Day is here! Comic strips have all shapes and looks, and we’ve collected some of the titles the community are currently reading for our latest What's Trending.

1. The Jonesey and Dr. Long Adventures, 25 pages - Published by Unlikely Heroes Studios, (cc/ @UHStudios)

“San Francisco, Chinatown, 1947. I was pretty low, but I was clean - no trouble, no enemies. Everything was tidy, square, and legal ... and I hated every second.” The old Sunday-comics heroes have nothing on Jonesey and "Doc." In this loving send-up and tribute, the two pals chase adventure wherever it leads and there's "Enough Dough to Buy More...

Creator Wednesday: 8 Indie Creators You Must Follow

By KevinCommunity • May 4, 2022 0

Wednesday's are traditionally the main day for new comic releases, and while that isn't necessarily true on GlobalComix -- creators release updates and new titles all week long -- this is still a special day for the comics industry.

But rather than talk about new releases, we felt it's the perfect time to celebrate the creators behind those new releases. With that in mind, welcome to a new weekly series here on GlobalComix, where we'll provide recommendations for creators to follow.

Why follow them? You'll get notifications any time they release new content on GlobalComix. Let's get started with this week's list.

Andy...

Creator Tips and Tricks #13: Getting Good Lineart

By ArtCrumbsCommunity • May 3, 2022 3



Lineart is one of those things that seems to be something artists love or it’s the bane of their lives. It can be hard to find the right type of lineart for you and gain the steady hand to make it just the way you want it.


Today, I am going to go over some various tips for digital and traditional artists to help get a better quality of lineart. Most of these tips apply to both digital and traditional, but if something is specific to one group, I’ll be sure to point that out.

With that out of the way, let's begin!

Finding the Right Resolution

One of the number one ways to get cruddy lineart is to use a resolution too low. Going too low can create pixelated...

ArtCrumbs

ArtCrumbs admin 1 month ago

@JKBorealis I'm glad you found it helpful! I'll definitely have more tips in the next article! There are so many things you can do to get better lineart. haha Thank you for the comment!

historiandancerart

historiandancerart 1 month ago

This is really helpful! I'll have to check out the Lady Nezumi stabilizer for Photoshop.

Popular Last Week: Children's Book Week 2022

By ArtCrumbsFeatured Comics • May 2, 2022 0

This week is Children's Book Week, so we wanted to highlight some of the awesome kid-friendly stories on GlobalComix! Here are six titles that were Popular Last Week, featuring:
 

1. Future Heroes, 87 pages - Published by 215 Ink, (cc/ @215Ink)

These are the adventures of children who could be any one of us. No matter how hard things are at home or at school, they decide to leave sadness aside and use their skills to help their friends in acts of extreme generosity & courage. That's what makes them true heroes.

Story and Art by 215 Ink


 


 

2. Glamorella's Daughter, 104 pages - Published by Literati Press Comics & Novels,...