Author: Dave Cook

Bust #3 Kickstarter funding passes 50%

Bust 3: A Sackcloth Smile is currently funding on Kickstarter and as always we have a selection of great rewards and exclusive extras for our amazingly supportive fans. You can check out the campaign, our pitch video, rewards and the issue’s first four pages right here. Starting at £4 you can get a print copy of our 44-page issue (our biggest yet!), which comes signed, and with a thank you in our inside back cover. But if you go higher, you can get extras such as a signed poster of our front cover by Craig Paton, issue #1 of...

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Vessels #1 Review Round Up (So Far)

Vessels #1 hasn’t been out a week yet and we’ve already received a string of positive reviews across the board – which kind of blows our minds a little. It’s amazing to see critics enjoying our work as much as we enjoyed to make it. Here’s a deeper breakdown of the reviews we’ve received so far, and if you like what you see, you can buy a copy from our store here. Click a site name to read their review: Comics Anonymous – 9/10 It’s a finely balanced first issue and the detail within the narrative, dialogue, panel layout and...

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Feather #1 launching August via Comichaus

A while back I teamed up with Dundee-based artist and all round good-egg Norrie Millar (creator of the SICBA-nominated comic Snowbound – seriously, read it!). We started working on a short comic series for Comichaus – the new UK indie anthology – called Feather. It’s quite different from the other Card Shark series Bust and Vessels. It was inspired by the Fargo television series, a sort of look at what happens when something unexplained and beyond our comprehension table-flips a small town community. Feather is a really hard story not to spoil, so all I’ll say is it stars...

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Bust #3 Kickstarter coming August 1st

It’s the one Bust fans have been waiting for, the Kickstarter launch of Bust 3: A Sackcloth Smile – our biggest issue yet at well over 40 pages. Everything is bigger and better than before, with a revamps art style, a deeper plot and much more ‘feels.’ We’ve got an event page up on Facebook, where you can read the first four pages of the comic free of charge. We’ll also post them on the site too. Here it is: https://www.facebook.com/events/543632232510817 As a special bonus this time around, we have Marvel and DC’s John McCrea of Hulk and Superman...

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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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