Kickstart the Week with The Ignis Quadrant – Space Western Comic – Chapter 0 & 1

Kickstart the Week The Ignis Quadrant

By: Nicole D’Andria A space western, The Ignis Quadrant comic book series began as a successfully Kickstarted tabletop RPG. The series takes inspiration for its world and characters from science-fiction works ranging from Star Wars to Firefly, spaghetti westerns, and pulp staples such as Back to the Future and Indiana Jones. I speak in-depth with creator/writer Evan Carothers about his long-spanning creation of this world. Readers interested in taking a look at the space western can check out a free prequel issue of The Ignis Quadrant (chapter 0). The series…

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Kickstart the Week(end) with The Theory: A Twisted Sci-Fi Series

By: Nicole D’Andria Today we have a twisted collection of science-fiction stories in The Theory—a spin-off of the cult hit Twisted Dark. I interviewed writers and part of the art team for the comic series, which hearkens back to The Twilight Zone and constructs a Black Mirror vibe. The Theory is a collection of three interconnected and thrilling sci-fi plots with twist endings. In one plot we follow astroarchaeologist Linda, whose job involves finding dead civilizations and learning from them so humankind can avoid extinction. In the second plot, we…

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Kickstart the Week with Moon Girl graphic novel – Retro futurism! Ray guns! Pew Pew!

By: Nicole D’Andria Spinning out of the 9-page story starring Moon Girl in The Not Forgotten Anthology, the retro-futuristic world of Moon Girl returns in this brand new standalone graphic novel! I spoke with the creator and writer to learn more about this public domain character. Moon Girl reimagines the public domain character from the 1940s in a PG rated sci-fi adventure. The artwork mimics stained and faded pages, thought bubbles, and ray guns from the golden age comics, combining them with a modern era’s taste for fast pacing. Journey…

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Kickstart the Week(end) with Mordecai Crowley’s Journal of Interplanetary Travels

By: Nicole D’Andria This week, go on an interplanetary journey with Dr. Mordecai Crowley. In his all-ages space adventure, readers will discover new alien species and witness strange happenings along as Crowley researches outer space in Mordecai Crowley’s Journal of Interplanetary Travels. The 100 page hardcover volumes of this story are set in a retro-futuristic past and feature an illustrated journal format. In the first volume, Dr. Mordecai finds and documents new alien species; he continues his search in the second volume, and comes upon some mysterious happenings as well.The…

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Zone 4 #433: Crisis Management Session One!

Zone 4 #433: Crisis Management Session One! What you are about to hear is highly classified. Pay attention and listen at all times…. And most importantly remember: When in Crisis call a Flash, they’ll know what to do and they’ll save the day. Oh wait…. This week we have the Zone 4 Crew Brant, and Jay. The crew returns LIVE on Comic Frontline‘s YouTube Channel for another jam-packed episode of your favorite podcast, Zone 4! This episode: The crew discuss the latest Comic, comic related TV, Movie, and other Media news. Plus, we discuss the viewers suggested topics and questions! Topic Time: The…

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Comic Frontline’s BoroughCon E-Panel!

Superheroes, animation and gaming fans will soon converge on Utopia Parkway for a three-day gathering in a park-like setting. St. John’s University will host BoroughCon, a new pop culture convention, over Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29, 2017. The event, which is expected to draw more than 30,000 attendees, will appeal to enthusiasts of heroic stories in film, television, gaming and graphic formats, as well as to those who enjoy anime and manga –animation and comics, respectively, in the Japanese tradition. Kat Comic Uno & Jay Comic Book Theater sat down with the…

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BoroughCon To Bring ‘Nerd’ Culture To New York’s Neighborhoods!

BOROUGHCON TO BRING ‘NERD’ CULTURE TO NEW YORK’S NEIGHBORHOODS New Convention to Attract Fantasy Fans Throughout the Four Boroughs Superheroes, animation and gaming fans will soon converge on Utopia Parkway for a three-day gathering in a park-like setting. St. John’s University will host BoroughCon, a new pop culture convention, over Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29, 2017. The event, which is expected to draw more than 30,000 attendees, will appeal to enthusiasts of heroic stories in film, television, gaming and graphic formats, as well as to those who enjoy anime and…

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Kickstart the Week with The Gem Users Graphic Novel

By: Nicole D’Andria This week I’m showcasing the Kickstarter for The Gem Users, a graphic novel featuring martial arts, fantasy, sci-fi, super powers, action, drama and comedy. You even get the option of two different journeys the characters can take in the hardcover books. I also interviewed the writer, Michael Walton. The Gem Users is a story about a strange meteor that shattered into pieces and spread all over the world. Those who find these gem pieces have a power inside of them released that even they weren’t aware they…

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Symmetry: A Utopian Future by Top Cow’s President

  Cover A By: Nicole D’Andria Imagine a world where there was no such thing as hunger, sickness or work. No, this isn’t The Purge. This is the world of Symmetry, a new Image Comics’/Top Cow Productions’ series about a Utopian society free from the perils of the world… as well as individuality, creativity and negative emotions. In Symmetry, people live in segregated areas and live a long life full of leisure, games and socializing. No one seems to care that genetically, individuality, creativity and negative emotions have been bred…

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Kickstart the Week(end) with Black Suit of Death #1

By: Nicole D’Andria This week I am showcasing the Kickstarter for Black Suit of Death #1. This is a satirical comic book series with elements of both science-fiction and horror. The story is about society, mental health and the Grim Reaper in an alien bio-mechanoid suit. I interviewed writers Ed Ellsworth and Benjamin J. Kreger and artist Dexter Wee. The protagonist of Black Suit of Death is a graphic design student named Edd.  He suffers from depression and social anxiety, leaving his outlook on life bleak. When Edd attempts to…

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Image Early Preview: Low #1

LOW RELEASE DATE AND EARLY ARTWORK REVEALED  The new series from Rick Remender & Greg Tocchini Image Comics has shared with Comic Frontline early artwork from Rick Remender (BLACK SCIENCE, DEADLY CLASS) and Greg Tocchini’s (Last Days of American Crime, Uncanny X-Force) new series, LOW, to whet the comics industry’s appetite. The forthcoming science-fiction fantasy series was announced at Image Expo in January and sparked a buzz of early interest. The official release date for LOW #1 has been set for July 30. Frequent collaborators Remender and Tocchini dive into an…

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