Blowtorch #2

Creator: Alfred PaigeWriter: Alex De-Gruchy, Art: Montos Letters: Saida TemofontePublisher: Second Sight Publishing This is not at all what I expected as a follow-up to the first issue of Blowtorch. It's like a mixture of John Wick and Crank. Richard Kinkaid and his two allies, Infrared and Pinpoint, were sent to apprehend an exceptionally dangerous…

Duplicant #1

Creator: Karla NappiArt: Marianna StrychowskaLetters: Josh ReedPublisher: Second Sight Publishing Holy shit! The society in this comic is pure insanity. People are literally getting their organs replaced with artificial ones created by a corporation. Imagine that for a second. God forbid, you have kidney failure and have to go to the damn Apple store for…

Freakshow Knight

Writer: Jonathan HedrickArt: Stefano CardoselliLetters: Cristian DocolomanskyPublisher: Second Sight Publishing This is a compelling one-shot. When I saw the title on the cover, I was curious how it related to the story. After reading the final few pages, it all made sense. This gave me serious The Walking Dead vibes, which isn't a bad thing.…

Vigilance #1

Writer: Micah FoxLines/Ink: Valdeci NogueiraColors: Veronica SmithPublisher: Short Fuse Media Vigilance has an origin story somewhat similar to Superman, she crash lands to Earth and is helpless. The difference is that her body isn't shielded by a space ship. So the woman is confused, injured, and doesn't speak Earthly languages. It's a short backstory, one…

Hotshot #1

Story: Victor DandrigePencils: Michael WatsonLetters: Danny CooperPublisher: Short Fuse Media Group This comic takes place after a cataclysm known as Zero Event. A young hero known as Hotshot faces off with a hulking juggernaut called Void. In wake of their city wide brawl, a hero called Vigilance joins the battle. So much destruction is caused…

BLOWTORCH #1

Writers: Alfred Paige & Alex De-GruchyArt: MontosLetters: Saida TemofontePublished by Second Sight Publishing This might be one of the best one shots I’ve read in recent memory. Blowtorch is a new solo title focusing on the hulking hero, Richard Kinkaid. A ranger with a violent past shrouded in mystery. He is disfigured and hides his…

The Adventures of Saladeen, Keeper of the Flame

Created & Written by Larry D. McKenzieIllustration by Amandilo M. CuzanAdditional Artwork by Mari MartinPublished by MCH Media Saladeen is a title passed on through generations. With it comes the responsibility of guarding all life from the anti-elements. In Part One, the emerging Saladeen attends a council with the Commanding General. He learns of a…

Apocalypse Man

Story and Art by Brad SunPrinted by Concorde Printing & Digital Imaging, Inc. Apocalypse Man is a sweet, short, and impactful story. It’s a personal narrative set in a dystopian world where some kind of affliction turns people into monsters. I’m not talking about creatures you’d see in Power Rangers, DreamWorks animation, or a Disney…