Top 20 Titles of of 2020: #11-15!

EricTapper Featured Comics • Dec 17, 2020

As we mentioned in our previous post, the sheer quality and energy coming out of the indie community has been a bright light in our lives. The next set of comics in our Top 20 of 2020 most certainly represent that. From up and coming creators to blossoming indie publishers, there is no shortage of stories and art that make us believe the future of comics is bright.

Please join us in continuing to celebrate this amazing year in comics, and let's get to reading!

15. Red Border, AWA Studios, (cc/ @WillGraves)

A young Mexican couple narrowly escapes the Juarez Cartel by fleeing across the border into Texas, only to be run down in the desert by the Cartel’s most brutal thugs. Rescued by a mysterious local who takes them to the safety of his family’s ranch, the couple soon realize their hosts have more than just skeletons in their closet.

Story and Art by Ivan Nunes, Jason Starr, Will Conrad

14. Blake Undying, Digital Fiasco, (cc/ @BlakeUndying)

"Suicide is the Worst Way to Find Out You're a Superhero"

Blake Carson is having a bad day. His bank account is drained, his career is going nowhere, and his ex-girlfriend won’t return his calls. Also he keeps coming back from the dead. So at least he's got that going for him.

Story and Art by Digital Fiasco

13. Jamshid, Markosia Enterprises, (cc/ @Markosia)

Jamshid, ruler of Jamkard in ancient Persia, must fight the evil and supernatural beasts that threaten his kingdom and people. He enlists a faithful army to battle the demons and restore peace to the region however, along the way he finds betrayal within his ranks. An epic battle of Good v. Evil and a man’s sacrifice to save his kingdom.

Story and Art by Ashkan Rahgozar and Faezeh Sepehr Sadeghian

12. Book of Ruth, Cave Pictures Publishing, (cc/ @mandi)

Widowed as a young woman, Ruth leaves behind everything she knows and follow her bereaved mother-in-law to Bethlehem. While Naomi rails against God for his seeming abandonment of her family, Ruth holds only a quiet, and sincere faith that God has a plan. It is her courage and unwavering faith that shine like a beacon for all who feel lost, especially a retired soldier turned farmer named Boaz.

Story and Art by Colin Dyer and Meredith Finch

11. Theatrics, TPub, (cc/ @stacitpub)

Theatrics follows the story of fallen-heartthrob Rudy Burns. Set in 1920s New York, it follows Rudy as he goes from the glimmer and glitz of Broadway to the down and dirty gyms of the emerging boxing culture of early 20th century America. But what would cause the world's biggest theater star to give up the star-lit stage for the blood-stained one?

Story and Art by TPub