Preview the last issue of Monkeybrain’s ‘Headspace’


Monkeybrain gave us a preview of the latest “Head Space” to share with you this week. Apparently, this is the end of the digital series. But the end is never certain with comics. The end of the whole mess. Shane V the Id in a blood red Carpenter Cove. Max and the kids under a slow […]

Bandette’s Coover and Tobin Talk about Digital Comics Going into Print [Interview]


One of the real breakout comics of 2013 was Bandette, from the husband and wife team Colleen Coover and Paul Tobin. A digital comic that is creator-owned and sold by Monkeybrain for only 99¢, the tale of young Parisian cat-thief Bandette and her team of accessories has been a hit both creatively and commercially. Awarded […]

Ryan K. Lindsay: “These are the sorts of stories I want to tell” [Interview]


Ryan K. Lindsay has made that fabled journey from comic-critic to comic-writer, balancing both aspects of his writing neatly as he launches new books at both Monkeybrain Comics and Sequart. With his newest series now announced – Headspace, a Prisoner-esque mindtrip of a story which throws absolutely everything at the lead character – Ryan was […]

INTERVIEW: An Artful Daggers Primer


I first noticed Artful Daggers, an ongoing series published through Monkeybrain, due to the artwork of Andrew Losq, who creates incredible abstract page sequences. Having read the first issue, I decided to catch up on the rest once the first story arc had concluded – that’s the benefit of a comics publishing model like Monkeybrain, […]

Great moments in comics marketing 2013


The other day I was prepping for a talk on marketing at an NYU publishing class, and reached out to the Twitosphere to ask what were “the notable comics marketing success stories over the last year” and the Twitosphere responded with a bunch of smart and savvy suggestions:

Wednesday’s Review Slate: Skybreaker, Liberator and Tom Strong


This week’s review slate once more races backwards and forwards through time – we’ve got Skybreaker #3, which came out a short while back, along with an issue of Liberator that had bunnies on the front cover, as well as Tom Strong and the Planet of Peril #1.

Celebrate Bandette’s Eisner Success with a Free New Story


Bandette creators Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover had a great time at the Eisners, winning the Eisner for Best Digital Comic. And to celebrate, another edition of their Bandette: Urchin Stories series has been made available online for free. Drawn by Erika Moen, you can find the two-page story here. This series stands alongside the main […]

INTERVIEW: Colleen Coover and Paul Tobin on Bandette


By Bruce Lidl There’s lots of excitement for the Monkeybrain crew at Comic-Con, with a slew of new titles announced to celebrate the digital first company’s successful first year. But nothing would cap this amazing year like an Eisner Award, and Colleen Coover and Paul Tobin’s Bandette will be carrying the Monkeybrain banner high tonight, […]