Parassassin – OUT NOW!

covers_new.inddThree futures hang in the balance.
Two end in total annihilation.
One assassin’s bullet will decide.

On the planet Sedulon, a rogue band of renegade time travellers and scientific misfits fight to save the futures of two worlds.
Doc Hydrabus – a brilliant scientist whose body splits into a crowd of his past and selves, he lives in one present and many futures all at the same time
Cassindra – 900 years old, impossible to kill and every bit as deadly as she is beautiful. She’s travelled back in time to change the world.
Rushaar and Shartara – alien beings made entirely of gas with one simple plan, to use time travel to assassinate the leader of Sedulon and save their planet Eidolonia.
The Parassassin – he will take the shot that decides the destinies of everyone in the galaxy.

Politics and parody collide on the bleeding edge of science fiction, in the most shocking and unexpected thriller you’re going to read this year.

Written by Jasper Bark and illustrated by Alfa Robbi, Parassassin is available to order on Amazon and download from Comixology and DriveThruComics from the links below now!

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Stuff That Happened – OUT NOW!

covers_new.inddThis book is a collection of comic strips created between 2013 and 2014 by artist Vicky Stonebridge, who lives and works in the Scottish Highlands. At the time this series of unrelated anecdotes were originally created as occasional blog posts. They were designed to be drawing exercises, to entertain friends and later they became therapeutic, capturing funny or poignant “Stuff that Happened” as she went about her business as a fire-fighter, art tutor and community worker.

Vicky was travelling between her home in the wild, rural, West coast to Inverness for work and then to the sandy beaches of the East coast to spend time with the new man in her life, Andrew. Her constant companion was her dog Bruno. Both dog and mother of three were coming to terms with an empty nest and dealing with a range of anxieties and PTSD. For Bruno the answer was simple, to never leave Vicky’s side. Vicky had to worry about how to carve out a new life and new identity without other people to look after. But she didn’t have time to really come to terms with these changes, before a much bigger, more dramatic change forced itself into the narrative. She became seriously ill. This story covers the period of time when she became symptomatic with her illness, and was in and out of hospital for tests and emergency treatment.

Would she be able to work again? How would she survive financially? How ill was she? Would she be able to go back to fire fighting? It seems a person’s body can only undergo so much physical work and stress before something has to change, and this period in Vicky’s life was where change was forced upon her. It has taken her three years since this time to be able to finish the original pencilled roughs. When we are living in the moment, it is difficult to see the thread which binds events as they happen – we are too close to it. But with hindsight, this book is an honest and personal tale of a life changing illness, stress, worry and more importantly, the little moments in life that make it worth living no matter what stuff happens.

Written and illustrated by Vicky Stonebridge, Stuff That Happened is available to order on Amazon and download from Comixology using the links below now!

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Markosia Monday Spotlight On: Apollo

covers_new.inddEach week we’ll be turning the spotlight on one of the many quality graphic novels from our extensive back catalogue. This week it’s the turn of Apollo.

In Ancient Greece, an 18-year-old farmhand and his twin sister embark on an epic adventure to protect their mother, and all they know and love, from Hera, the vengeful queen of the gods.

Apollo is a graphic novel of classic Greek mythology, uniquely re-imagined within the H.P. Lovecraft Cthulhu Mythos universe.

Written by Erik von Wodtke with art by Douglas A. Sirois, click the links below to download or order Apollo now!

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The Return Of The Son Of Eleventh Hour – OUT NOW on Comixology!

covers_new.inddIt’s Orang Utan Comics’ tenth anniversary and they’re having a party…and we’re all invited!

However, so are space pirates, dragons, Vikings, extra-humans, vampires, axe murdering cheerleaders, werewolves, Boadicca, more vampires, a super hero, outlaws, a gelatinous cube, a doom laden message from the future and a whole cast of weird and wonderful characters.

It’s going to be quite a party.

The Return Of The Son Of Eleventh Hour features eighteen stories from the past, present and, quite possibly, the future of Orang Utan Comics. It all kicks off with a brand new prologue to The Intergalactic Adventures of Zakk Ridley and ends with a rarely seen Hero: 9 to 5 short. It’s been ten years and OUC are still making comics for a strange new world.

Featuring stories written by Ian Sharman, Peter Rogers, Trey Wickwire, GM Jordan, Melissa Hudson, Huw “Lem” Davies and Holly Rose and illustrated by Ewan McLaughlin, Izzy Davis, Simon Wyatt, Ezequiel Pineda, John Cboins, David Wynne, Alex Moore, Melissa Hudson, Nuno Nobre, Huw “Lem” Davies, Dhonnie “Dagger” Punzalan, JC Grande and Olli Hinhala, The Return Of The Son Of Eleventh Hour is available now on Comixology from the links below!

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Markosia Monday Spotlight On: Breathe

covers_new.inddEach week we’ll be turning the spotlight on one of the many quality graphic novels from our extensive back catalogue. This week it’s the turn of Breathe.

China – the late 1700’s. High up in the mountains, in a poverty stricken village, lives a young girl. On a bright sunny day she’s called back home to discover that her whole family have been slain in a vendetta attack.

Could it be the local Bao Gang, known for their bullying antics, opium smuggling, and employed by a wealthy farmer to stop the village from rebelling — or someone closer to home?

Written by John Sheridan with art by Kit Wallis, click the links below to download and order Breathe now!

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Markosia Monday Spotlight On: The Fang

covers_new.inddEach week we’ll be turning the spotlight on one of the many quality graphic novels from our extensive back catalogue. This week it’s the turn of The Fang.

Dracula never died in Europe. His remains lie deep in the belly of Erebus, a ship ready to depart an English port.

No one can explain the disappearance of sailors as they arrive in New York, a brave new world governed by anonymity. Soon word of the Vampire legend spreads and reaches England, where the fellowship of hunters gets to hear of it.

And the hunt resumes.

Written by Kostas Zachopoulos with art by Christos Martinis, click the links below to order or download The Fang now!

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Geek-Girl: Lightning Strikes! – OUT NOW!

covers_new.inddWhen “Little Miss Popular” Ruby Kaye lands a pair of super-tech glasses (invented by brainiac college geek Trevor Goldstein) in a game of Strip Poker, she’s granted flight, super-strength, and – due to a flaw in the glasses’ programming – super-klutziness! And this is just the beginning of the changes the glasses will wreak on Ruby…

Trying to be a super-hero, Ruby stumbles across a mysterious and extremely dangerous new villain taking down her town’s Numero Uno heroine – and is forced to step up and use her powers for more than just accidentally knocking drinks over her friends… Geek-Girl is entering the Super-Hero Big leagues – ready or not!

Collecting Geek-Girl #1-#4, written by Sam Johnson (The Almighties, Cabra Cini: Voodoo Junkie Hitwoman), and illustrated by Carlos Granda (Grimm Fairy Tales, Charmed), Geek Girl: Lightning Strikes! is available to order now from Amazon and to download from Comixology and DriveThruComics.

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Impossible – OUT NOW!

covers_new.inddBetrayed by the mercenary crew of his orbital clean-up vessel and blown out into spcae with nothing but a suit and his wits, McGillis must perform the impossible if he’s ever to see his family again…

Will McGillis is in deep s***.

Written by Chris Sides with art by Jake Rowlinson, Impossible is available to order on Amazon now and to download from Comixology.

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Markosia Monday Spotlight On: The Lexian Chronicles Omnibus

covers_new.inddEach week we’ll be turning the spotlight on one of the many quality graphic novels from our extensive back catalogue. This week it’s the turn of The Lexian Chronicles Omnibus.

Reena has few friends and finds it difficult to interact with her peers. As she struggles with her problems her father, Koss, relives the brutal past which resulted in the death of Reena’s mother. The resultant fury vented by Koss changes the balance of power and forges a powerful alliance. Reena’s destiny will determine the fate of her people.

Follow Reena as she struggles to cope with brutal violence, loss, betrayal, excessively tough demands made of her as the daughter of the Chieftain and the unwanted attention of a monster.

Due to huge demand The Lexian Chronicles is finally available as an omnibus edition collecting all twelve issues, concept and cover art, and never-before-seen commissioned paintings of the highest quality.

Based on the novel written by Harry Gallen with art by Inaki Miranda & Ryan Stegman, click the links below to order or download The Lexian Chronicles Omnibus now!

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Markosia Monday Spotlight On: Witchfire

covers_new.inddEach week we’ll be turning the spotlight on one of the many quality graphic novels from our extensive back catalogue. This week it’s the turn of Witchfire.

Elspeth Reoch is an unlikely heroine. Born in the Scottish Highlands of the 17th century to a humble peasant family, her prospects are mundane: she hopes for nothing more than marriage to the man she’s fallen in love with… But he’s already married, and she’s pregnant.

Exiled by her family, and forced to bear her baby alone, Elspeth takes comfort in a very unusual visitor: a ghost who claims to know the secrets of the faeries. Learning their spells gives her the power to heal the sick, and provide for her child—but this forbidden magic also demands a sacrifice greater than any she’d ever imagined.

Written by illustrated by Melissa Hudson, click the links below to order or download Witchfire now!

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