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When funded Kickstarter projects fail… we have nobody to blame but ourselves.

Kickstarter Chump

` There is no guarantee that people that post projects on ButterStarter will deliver on their projects, use the money to implement their projects, or that the completed projects will meet backers’ expectations. Sound familiar? It’s actually from “ButterStarter”, a tongue in cheek project shared on Kickstarter by Peter Serafinowicz’s alter ego “Brian Butterfield”. Whilst…

Spectral Branch

Spectral Branch Cover

Alec Parker is a mathematics prodigy turned London copper. On the verge of closing his biggest ever case, he is pitched into the mysterious world of “The Spectral Branch” when the man he has been chasing for five years commits “suicide by cop”… but carries on causing trouble for the Met’ and London in general.…

Keys of Bedlam

Keys of Bedlam

At the turn of the century, Verity Keys is the British Empire’s most feared agent. She is deadly, brilliant, unpredictable, and beautiful. She can also teleport herself half way around the globe when it suits her, which is a pretty handy skill for a spy to have. But when a series of impossible murders of…

The Hammer of Time

Hammer of Time Cover

In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Monkeys with Machineguns were among many comic book studios and publishers that put forward the idea of a charity book to raise money for the Red Cross or one of the other humanitarian organisations that mobilised in New Orleans. Monkeys with Machineguns took a different approach to a lot…

Murky Depths: The Escape Artist

SFX 188 Review

Lastly is “The Escape Artist” by Chris Lynch. Of all the deaths in this Murky Depths issue the ones in this graphic strip mean the most, being the most soulful and most felt, despite the very limited word use. The second to last frame says it all, showing a level of darkness, timing and devotion…