Author: Dave Cook

Vessels #1: The First Review!

It’s always a tense feeling to release a new comic and to have it at out there in the wild – you never know if it will tank or be enjoyed. Thankfully, the early response from our Kickstarter backers to their advanced PDFs has been overwhelmingly positive, as is our first review – which comes from ComicsAnonymous. It’s a 9/10 score, which blows my mind to tiny pieces like Murphy in Robocop (ew!) You can read the full review here. In the review, critic Gary says: The combination of Rafael Desquitado on art, Dennis Lehmann on colours & Garrett...

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We’re going to MCM Scotland! (Sep 24/25)

We’ve got some big news on the convention front – namely, we’ll be at this year’s MCM Scotland ComicCon, selling copies of Bust #1 & #2, Comichaus #1 and Vessels #1 alongside our good friend Dave Lumsden (Boat #1 & #2) We had a total blast last year and had our biggest sales for a show to date, and we got to meet a lot of new creators and readers too. It all goes down on September 24/25 at the SECC in Glasgow. We look forward to seeing you guys there 😀...

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Vessels #1 final Triptych covers revealed + pre launch update!

Hey Vessels backers, Dave here with a pre-launch update. We’re still working tirelessly to get the issue thoroughly checked and looking amazing for launch, our printing order is locked in and your tarot cards are almost complete. I can confirm that we’ll make our July launch as estimated in our campaign, it’s been a hell of a ride but your support has helped us press on to the finish line, so thank you very much everyone! Our new reveal is the final triptych covers that certain backers will receive (below). If you put them together you can make a...

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Feather #1 Pin-Up by Rafael Desquitado

On June 2, our friends over at indie comic marketplace Comichaus will be launching their very first anthology for issue #1 of Comichaus: The Comic, which will be a new monthly anthology of short stories by different creator teams. Card Shark Comics has a story in there called Feather, which takes place in a small US town as mysterious events threaten to unsettle the sleepy, small town atmosphere in ways no one could ever predict. There’s a large mystery at the core of the series, being that twists always go hand-in-hand with anthologies, so I can’t really say too...

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Vessels #1: Iain Laurie Kickstarter Print

Hi there Card Shark fans, Dave here with a quick update on a piece of bonus art that will be going out to all Vessels #1 Kickstarter backers above a certain level – you’ll know if you got one! This was created by the incredibly talented Iain Laurie, the artist behind great works such as And Then Emily Was Gone and Quilte. His creepy, abstract style is unmistakable and we’re honoured to have him create a piece for Vessels #1. This piece features Smel, one of the five Vessels – legendary knights based on each of Wakes senses –...

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