Author: Dave Cook

Vessels #2 review round-up (it’s a hit!)

Hi guys Dave here with a review round up of Vessels #2. We launched the book in August following our fifth successful Kickstarter campaign and it’s gone down a treat with press and fans alike. It’s also officially our biggest book launch, with the highest amount of backers yet, insane online orders through comichaus.com and big sales in my local branch of Forbidden Planet. Thanks to everyone who picked the book up in the last month. Here’s the obligatory review round up 😀 Starburst Magazine (9/10) – “Lives up to the expectations left by its debut and then some.” Big...

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Vessels #3 cover + synopsis revealed!

Hi everyone, Dave here with a fresh update hot on the heels of our Vessels #2 launch in August. But first, a recap: Vessels #2 is now officially our biggest launch yet, with our record number of Kickstarter backers receiving the comic by mail, our largest launch orders on Comichaus.com and huge sales in our local Forbidden Planet store in Edinburgh. So once again I want to say a big thanks to our fans for supporting the series – you rule! Which brings us to what comes next, Vessels #3. We just revealed the cover on our Facebook: You...

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Killtopia art reveal goes big!

We’ve been teasing our third series Killtopia for a while but last week we decided to push the button and reveal the first two pieces of character art, as expertly crafted by Bust cover artist Craig Paton.  Say hello to our heroes Shinji… And Stiletto. They’re both salvage hunters known as ‘Wreckers’ who hunt rogue mechs in a futuristic Japanese metropolis. The mechs are terraforming the city’s Sector K – known on the streets as Killtopia. The series is a tribute to old school Manga movies and shows like Akira, Guyver and Ghost in the Shell. I’m also a...

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Our first action figure is here!

Well this is something very humbling and awesome for Team Vessels – it’s the first action figure of our series hero Wake.   Created by Joe Ward AKA Captain Snikt’s Custom Action Figures, the Wake figurine was created using an existing action figure of X-Men legend Phoenix as a base:   To help Joe get her look right, series artist Rafael created an 180-degree character model crib sheet: Wake’s trademark armour was them moulded on top of Phoenix, and Joe then gave her a base. You’ll notice the base has a blue line running down the middle – this...

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Bust #3 review scored 10/10 in Starburst Magazine!

Ok, wow! Our new release Bust #3: A Sackcloth Smile was reviewed by UK comic and geek culture mag Starburst Magazine and they awarded it a whopping 10/10 score. You can check out the review in full here. Reviewer Andrew Marshall writes, “Unlike many post-apocalyptic series where overwhelming despair has made way to lifeless drudgery, in the world of Bust humanity has not quite decayed to the point where everyone has simply given up, and some people are yet to be beaten into submission by the harsh reality of the new order and still fight to make the world a better...

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