Indie Cover Spotlight: Owly

Since I’ll be appearing at the Claire’s Day children’s book festival this Saturday, I’ve decided to make this week’s theme for ICS all-ages comics. let’s kick it off with Andy Runton’s wonderful series of graphic novels, Owly:


These silent tales of Owly and his friends are charming, clever, and just plain fun. Highly recommended!

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    Indie Cover Spotlight: Elementals #9 (vol. 1)

    Welcome back to our spotlight on independent comic book covers. This week’s theme will be Bill Willingham’s seminal work, the Elementals:


    Most of the issues in volume 1 of the series had wrap-around covers, as seen here. Given the team’s status as celebrities, this particular homage to the famous Beatles album cover fit in quite well with the book’s theme.

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      Indie Cover Spotlight: Undertow #1

      Wrapping up a look at some newer comics, here’s Undertow, from Image Comics:


      “Atlantis is the world superpower, and Redum Anshargal is its worst enemy. If you want to break free of the system, he can offer you a place at his side, exploring the wild surface world in his watertight city barge The Deliverer. He and his hostage-protege Ukinnu Alal hunt the Amphibian, a legend that could be the key to an air-breathing life on land.”

      Cover art by Artyom Trakhanov.

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        Indie Cover Spotlight: Adventurers #1 (vol. 3)

        This week, I’m going to feature a publisher I’ve spotlighted before: Adventure Publications. They started out with several fantasy titles, then slowly branched out into sci-fi, before ultimately being devoured by Malibu Comics. Today’s spotlight is on their flagship title, The Adventurers:


        This is the cover to issue #1 of volume 3, which only lasted 6 issues. Painted by Iain McCraig, published in 1989.

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