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May Feature #7: Leading Ladies

By KevinFeatured Comics • May 24, 2021 1

 

We're now in the last full week of May, but we're not letting that slow us down. May feature #7 is all about leading ladies. All of these comics have a female character in the lead role, with a variety of themes and genres. We even have a series dedicated to the incredibly talented Julie Newmar, the original live-action Catwoman.

Let us know your favorites in the comments, and feel free to share any comics you enjoy that feature leading ladies!

 


 

1. LADY-BIRD, 49 pages - Published by FairSquare Comics, (cc/ @FairSquareComics)

Two young women, living 100+ years apart, appear to be mysteriously connected, sharing the same super powers. But...

May Feature #6: Friday Frights

By KevinFeatured Comics • May 21, 2021 0

 

Hopefully we've all had a few laughs this week, but I'm sure everyone is ready for the weekend. Let's start it off with a handful of spooky stories that are sure to chill and delight you. Today's feature has everything from Frankenstein's monsters (and robots!), to a little girl that has returned from the grave to get revenge on those that harm children.

Let us know your favorites in the comments!

 


 

1. Monstrous, 405 pages - Published by Source Point Press, (cc/ @TravisM)

In Frankenstein's Europe, ravaged by the battles between monsters and steam-powered robots, Doctor Frankenstein has been found dead, and all evidence...

Resilience: Creators Against COVID - "Supposed to Be" Now Available

By KevinFeatured Comics • May 20, 2021 0



Supposed to Be, issue #2 of the Resilience: Creators Against COVID anthology is now available to read on GlobalComix. In Supposed to Be, a father questions how life will change as a pandemic changes his world.

This issue was written by Jamal Igle (Wonder Woman), with art/colors/letters by Jess Fleming (Outgoing) and editing by Janelle Asselin (DC Entertainment, Disney, ComicsAlliance, Rosy Press).

All proceeds from this comic will be donated to The Trans Women of Color Collective in Bethesda, MD

To go along with the release of Supposed to Be, we have a message from Jamal Igle:

 

Born out of my frustrations early on in the pandemic, SUPPOSED TO BE is...

Crowdfunding Deep Dive with Rylend Grant

By KevinCommunity • May 19, 2021 0

Crowdfunding

 

Earlier this year, GlobalComix had a chance to sit down with Rylend Grant to discuss crowdfunding. Rylend invites you behind the curtains of his upcoming campaign for THE JUMP 1-2. He walks you through and show you how he built his campaign, and explain in depth why he made the variety of choices that went into it. He follows up the demo with an extended Q&A.

 

Resilience: Creators Against COVID - 'Persevere' Now Available

By KevinFeatured Comics • May 18, 2021 1


Persevere, Issue #1 of the Resilience: Creators Against COVID anthology is now available to read on GlobalComix. Persevere is a short comic highlighting the different, real-world struggles that people are enduring during the pandemic. Featuring real people interviewed during August of 2020.

This issue was written Landry Walker (Batman) with art by Eric Jones (Star Wars), letters by Taylor Esposito (Daredevil) and editing by Janelle Asselin (DC Entertainment, Disney, ComicsAlliance, Rosy Press).

All proceeds from this comic will be donated to Fantastic Comics in Berkeley, CA

To go along with the release of the issue, we have a message from Landry Walker:

Approaching...

May Feature #5: Monday Funnies

By KevinFeatured Comics • May 17, 2021 0


Who says funnies are only for Sundays? We're saying phooey to that and breaking the mold. We've touched on a lot of serious subjects in recent feature articles, so for today it's time to sit back, relax, and laugh. We've even picked enough comics to get you through the entire week, so any time you want to get a chuckle or two in on your breaks just hop back here and enjoy.

1. The Dog Park, Illumination Cinema, (cc/ @IlluminationCinema)

A family of dogs find themselves in various absurd situations, meeting an ensemble of crazy characters and deal with life's little struggles in grandiose ways.

Story and Art by Beth Christine and Tyler W. Moore




2. The Disgruntled Avenger, Exspastic Comics, (cc/...

Cloudscape Case Study Part 1: Market Research

By gamalhennessyCommunity • May 13, 2021 0


Marketing comics is not a one size fits all process. Because each comic tells a unique story, and that story has a unique audience, then the relationship between the publisher and the reader needs to be tailored to give the book the best chance of success in the marketplace. Unique stories require unique marketing.

This case study is designed to walk you through the marketing analysis and execution for a single comic. Hopefully, you can take some of the insights and ideas presented here and apply them to your own comic. As always, if you have questions, please leave a comment and let us know.

Welcome to Mina’s Marketing Analysis

Story Abstract

Because the story is the...

May Feature #4: Imagination Is Everything

By KevinFeatured Comics • May 13, 2021 0


When thinking about a theme for today's feature, I wanted to pair something with the adventure feature from earlier this week. It was a pretty easy decision to make: fantasy. By definition, most comics can be considered fantasy. However, the fantasy genre is at its best when it acts as an extension of adventure.

From fellowships to kingdoms, fantasy stories are all about stoking the flames of imagination. Skyscrapers become castles; cars become carriages, and magic is prevalent. Ultimately, fantasy is often a reflection of our own realities, simply painted in a different light.

Check out all five of the comics featured below, and let us know your favorite fantasy stories in the comments!

1. L...

Announcing RESILIENCE: Creators Against COVID, an original anthology for charity

By ChristopherCommunity • May 12, 2021 2

GlobalComix is proud to announce Resilience: Creators Against COVID, our first original anthology. Resilience has helped us to adapt, mourn, and persevere the changes during the pandemic.

We wanted to do our part to help the comic community continue to persist and stay strong, and teamed up with exceptional, well known, creators to share original stories of perseverance and hope. 100% of the revenue for Resilience will go straight to the creators to donate to causes or comic shops of their choosing.

The Anthology contains 7 chapters which will be released twice a week starting on Tuesday, May 18th, for the following three weeks. Here's the full list and credits:

May Feature #3: It's Dangerous to Go Alone

By KevinFeatured Comics • May 10, 2021 0


Welcome to May feature #3. Today we're taking a look at adventure comics, where dangers and peril lurk around every corner. We've included a couple anthologies in this week's feature, so there are quite a few stories to read. Check all of them out below, and let us know your favorites in the comments!

1. Elsewhere, Unlikely Heroes Studios, (cc/ @UHStudios)

Elsewhere is a series of lovingly curated anthologies containing short pieces by independent creators from all over the world.

Story and Art by Unlikely Heroes Studios




2. Maybe Someday, A Wave Blue World, (cc/ @tyler)

The highly anticipated sequel to the New York Times featured, Ringo Award-nominated anthology All We Ever Wanted. This new...

May Feature #2: Source Point Press

By KevinFeatured Comics • May 6, 2021 0


It's been a great first week of May, and we're going to keep this train rolling. For today's feature, we're highlighting five fantastic comics by Source Point Press. This list doesn't do the volume of content they've created justice, so be sure to jump over to their comics section and start your reading adventure.

This is also a great time to take advantage of the 75% off GlobalComix Gold promotion, to get your first month for only $1.99. You'll unlock unlimited access to all of the great content from Source Point Press, as well as more than 5,000 other comics.

1. Damned Cursed Children, Source Point Press, (cc/ @TravisM)

In the sudden aftermath of a series of horrifying attacks, a group...

GlobalComix is the New Source for Source Point Press

By KevinPartnerships • May 6, 2021 0


Amazing stories can come from anywhere. They aren’t confined to the writer’s rooms of Hollywood, the publishing houses of New York or the stages of London. Narrative art can thrive wherever the craft and the vision to create them can flourish.

This reality is even more true in comics, where writers, artists, and editors can collaborate from anywhere in the world to bring you stories from every walk of life.

Source Point Press is a prime example of unique and expansive storytelling. The publisher started in the heart of Michigan but their catalog of horror, science fiction and true crime has grown a worldwide audience of adults and children over the years. Their creators span the...

May Feature #1: Crowdfunding Roundup

By KevinFeatured Comics • May 3, 2021 0

It's a new month, so we wanted to kick off May by catching up with the crowdfunding campaigns that are currently active. Some of these are ending soon, but others just got started. We also wanted to give a hearty congratulations to the comics that have already reached their goal. We're looking forward to the new issues releasing!

We've provided links to the campaigns if you want to jump directly to them to show your support. Feel free to share any other comic crowdfunding campaigns in the comments, and if you're a creator, check out this video to add your campaign to GlobalComix.

1. Abyssal Albion, 28 pages - Published by Thomas J. Campbell, (cc/ @DeadboltCom...

The 47 Comics of April 2021

By KevinFeatured Comics • May 2, 2021 0


April was a big month for GlobalComix. We welcomed multiple indie publishers onto the platform, shared some great crowdfunding campaigns, and featured 47 total comics across a variety of genres. Join us as we look back at all of the comics that made the list.

Let us know your favorites in the comments, and be on the lookout for more great stories throughout May!

1. Broken Gargoyles, Source Point Press, (cc/ @TravisM)

In this Dieselpunk post-WWI mini-series, two men come home from the war scarred and forgotten. One man is looking for redemption as the other looks for revenge. Both are on a collision course toward each other and nothing can stop them.

Story and Art by Bob Salley and Stan Yak




2. K...

A Tidal Wave of Real World Stories Hits GlobalComix

By gamalhennessyPartnerships • Apr 30, 2021 0

Comics aren’t just about superheroes. There are as many genres of sequential art as can be found in books, movies, or television. Comics also aren’t just about fictional characters. There is a strong tradition of biography, history, and journalism in the comics medium.

One of the more prominent publishers in non-fiction comics recently added their impressive catalog of titles to GlobalComix.

Tidal Wave Productions offers multimedia experience unparalleled in both the graphic fiction and nonfiction marketplace. Their titles include in-depth explorations of prominent figures across the political and entertainment spectrum, with features ranging from Betty White to Stormy Daniels...

April Feature #9: TidalWave Productions

By KevinFeatured Comics • Apr 29, 2021 0

Welcome to the last feature for the month of April. A common theme this month has been highlighting some of the indie publishers that have joined GlobalComix this year. For today's feature, we wanted to shine the spotlight on TidalWave Productions and picked out five series that we thought you'd enjoy. While many of TidalWave's releases are biographical in nature, there are fictional stories as well. We've included a good mix of the two for you to check out below.

1. 10th Muse, TidalWave Productions, (cc/ @ddavis)

Greek mythology has documented the nine Muses, the inspirational daughters of the almighty god Zeus. But history forgot one—the 10th Muse. Emma Sonnet mysteriously...

Learn How to Market Your Comic This Spring!

By gamalhennessyCommunity • Apr 27, 2021 0



One of the things that sets GlobalComix apart from the competition is our commitment to creator development. We strive to educate, inform and support comic book creators at every level through our educational blogs, webinars, and consultation sessions. We plan to continue this service to our community this spring with a special in-depth marketing analysis.

Last fall, we introduced the general concepts of digital comic book marketing theory with two comprehensive webinars (Click here to see the video). Now, we plan to apply those ideas to a specific comic and walk you through each step of the process.

This will help you apply sound marketing principles to your own comics and...

April Feature #8: Monday Funday

By KevinFeatured Comics • Apr 26, 2021 2


Welcome to the last week of April! To close out the month, let's take a look at a handful of comics with humor to help us get through the week ahead. Read on for the selection, and let us know what makes you laugh in the comments!

1. Bottoms Up: Hard Liquor, Joe Cabello, (cc/ @cabellocomics)

Suspense horror where the killer is... a bottle of booze.

An alcoholic party girl on the brink of going sober partakes in one last night of drinking with her friends, but a deadly bottle of booze may truly make it her last drink.

An homage to Street Trash (1987) and the iconic body horror of the 80s, Bottoms Up: Hard Liquor is full of melting bodies, suspense, and a dash of 80s horniness.

Story and Art by...

GlobalComix Exclusive: The Jonesey and Dr. Long Adventures by Unlikely Heroes Studios

By KevinPartnerships • Apr 23, 2021 0



We’re excited to share an amazing new series that you’ll be able to access exclusively through GlobalComix or the publisher’s Patreon. The Jonesey and Dr. Long Adventures, published by Unlikely Heroes Studios, is written by John Pence (The Surgeon, Up from the Skies) and drawn by Maxim Mel (Do Well Camp with Max Bemis, Fractured Scary Tales).

The series is a loving send-up of, and homage to, the two-fisted, gin-soaked, nicotine-stained Sunday comics of the 20th Century with a pretty smooth 1:1 ratio of action and jokes. Comics fans and scholars will see nods to legends like Steve Canyon, The Phantom, or The Spirit, all built in a world of animal characters and...

April Feature #7: Mad Cave and Top Cow

By KevinFeatured Comics • Apr 22, 2021 0


The week is almost over, but before it's done let's get to another set of featured comics. With the official announcement about Mad Cave Studios and Top Cow Productions on GlobalComix, we thought it would be a great time to highlight a selection of their comics to get you started.

You can check all of them out below, and don't forget to take advantage of the 75% off GlobalComix Gold promotion we have running right now. You can get your first month for $1.99 and unlock access to thousands of comics with unlimited reading.

1. Cyberforce: Awakening, Top Cow, (cc/ @vincelongo)

The classic series returns in a reimagining overseen by creator MARC SILVESTRI. In a modern world where humanity is...

Mad Cave and Top Cow Spring into GlobalComix

By gamalhennessyPartnerships • Apr 22, 2021 0

 Spring is traditionally a period of rebirth and change. It’s a chance to make a fresh start, try out new things, and toss out the old to take a chance on something new. After what we’ve all gone through in 2020, the importance of renewal is more important than ever. GlobalComix is embracing the spirit by introducing titles from two new publishers to our growing catalog.



Mad Cave Studios is a comic book and graphic novel publisher specializing in crime, horror, and science fiction. Although it is a relative newcomer to the industry, they have built up a strong catalog over the past six years and their influence continues to grow.


Top Cow has been at the...

April Feature #6: Let's Start A Book Club

By KevinFeatured Comics • Apr 19, 2021 2


It's Monday, but don't let that get you down. While it might be the start of a long work week, we've got you covered with plenty of recommended reading. For today's feature, we're turning the spotlight to five graphic novels and anthologies.

It's apparently National Hanging Out Day, so make sure to add these great series to your laundry list of comics to read!

1. The Cabinet, Source Point Press, (cc/ @TravisM)

On a doomed 1901 mission to the arctic Northwest Passage, a "shadow cabinet" of social outcasts opposing America's government find horror and madness that leads them to the assassination of the President of the United States. This graphic novel is written by Christian Sager with arty by...

April Feature #5: A Wave Blue World

By KevinFeatured Comics • Apr 15, 2021 0


We're always excited to bring talented new creators onto the GlobalComix platform, and as we mentioned earlier this week, A Wave Blue World's stories are now available to read.

There are quite a few series, so we wanted to highlight a handful to get you started. Don't forget to take advantage of the 75% off GlobalComix Gold promotion that is currently active so you can access AWBW's content in full!

1. Adrenaline, A Wave Blue World, (cc/ @tyler)

While trying to leave Africa after an illegal hunting trip, Alex is confronted by Saida. She jumps aboard his helicopter to stop him from taking the lion he has killed, but she is unable to take him down due to his two strong bodyguards,...

A Wave Blue World Washes Over GlobalComix

By gamalhennessyPartnerships • Apr 13, 2021 1



Comics are art and all art is political. The most memorable comics embrace this reality. They use narrative sequential art to convey relevant stories that both speak to the social climate of the moment and serve as a beacon for the future.

A Wave Blue World (AWBW) has been a home for impactful comic book art for over fifteen years. From the New York Times featured books like American Terrorist and All We Ever Wanted to classics like From Hell’s Heart and Phantom of the Opera, AWBW has always focused on socially conscious storytelling and providing a platform for a multitude of creative voices.

GlobalComix is proud to add AWBW to its family of comic book publishers.

You...

April Feature #4: Crowdfunding Comics

By KevinFeatured Comics • Apr 12, 2021 0


Welcome to the fourth feature for April. It's time to break the rules again slightly like we did on April Fools' Day, but this time it's for a good reason. Right now we have six active crowdfunding campaigns on GlobalComix, so I didn't want to leave anyone out. If you're a creator with an active campaign that's not listed, check out this video to find out how to add your campaign to GlobalComix.

Read on to take a look, and share any comics you've found that have an active crowdfunding campaign in the comments!

1. The Tribulation TaskForce, Grok Comics, (cc/ @GrokComics)

The soon to come world dictator is on a mission to bring forth the last days before the appointed time. Under a platform of...