For The Love of Indie ep. 7


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Kickstarter Alert:
Raised on Ritalin
In this project Tyler Page has collects his experiences of being diagnosed with ADD and creates an education model for people to have a better understanding of ADD and ADHD. He also provides a bit of a graphic history on the subject and how it pertain to modern psychiatry. Back this project for only $20 to get this important, informative book. (starts at 2m18s)


Lonesomes #1 
Lonesomes is a Pokemon-esque storyt about creatures who help kids out with the complex feeling of Loneliness. The Kickstarter was recently funded and the book will be out before you know it! Lonesomes is written by Ryan Little with art by Eder Messiah and colors by Fahriza Kamaputra. Keep an eye out for this title and get more info here. (starts at 5m16s)


Chum #1
Chum is a new mini series from ComixTribe that creates the new genre of surf noir (at least new to me). On Kingsford Island people can expect a lot of surfing, sub-par cops, interesting local flavor, and more than a little crime. When one individual wants to skip town, everything starts to turn upside down. This story is written by Ryan K. Lindsay, with art by Sami Kivela, colors by Mark Dale, and letters by Nic J. Shaw. Get in on the instant action of this book here. (starts at 7m18s)


Hollow In The Hollows
Hollow In The Hollows tells the slice of life story of a young girl named Mary, who prefers the fantasy of forest spirits to the reality of going to school. When she stumbles upon a hollow tree and an animal skull, she thinks it might be her chance to get more involved with the stories she wants to believe. This title is written by Dakota McFadzean and can be purchased from Birdcage Bottom Books. (starts at 11m5s)


Crystal Cadets
Crystal Cadets is a magical girl tale featuring Zoe, a shy girl gifted a gem, and with it a destiny. Teaming up with other girls with similar abilities, Zoe ventures out to stop dark creatures that are terrorizing the planet. Crystal Cadets is written by Anne Toole with art by Katie O'neill. This collection is published by IDW and collects issues 1-8 of the Lion Forge Comics series. You can pick up the digital trade or issues here. (starts at 14m24s)


Theth
In Josh Bayer's Theth, a young man named Seth is trying to get through a life one comic book at a time. Facing a dysfunctional family, shady individuals, and the fallout from John Lennon's death, Seth escapes to the world of comics donning a spacesuit, trying to forget about the world. Pick up this book from the Retrofit store. (starts at 18m15s)

Death Follows
Death Follows, originally a prose piece titled Remains and a limited series on Monkeybrain, is written by Cullen Bunn with art by A.C. Zamudio with colors by Carlos Nicolas Zamudio. When the gangly, crooked smiled man known as Cole Jensen comes to the farm of Birdie's father, something doesn't seem right. When Birdie notices that the dead won't stay dead with Jensen around, she feels the need to act, but how? This writer/artist duo has formed a tome of true fear, complete with the original prose piece in the back. The collection is published by Dark Horse and would be a fine edition to any horror library. (starts at 22m37s)


Nostalgia Corner:
Scooby Apocalypse
The second in the Hanna Barbara re-imaginings and relaunches, Scooby Apocalypse introduces us to Velma the secret corporation scientist, Shaggy the hipster dog trainer, Fred & Daphne the late night TV crew, and the emoji savvy Scooby Doo. There are some really cool ideas here and the art is vibrant and fun, but I just couldn't get into it. They just aren't the characters I knew and loved. This issue is written by Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis with art by Howard Porter, colors by Hi-Fi, and letters by Nick J. Nap. (starts at 32m28s)


Impisha
Tobey Truestory's webcomic Impisha chronicles Cathagrel, a stranger in a strange land, as she runs into cryptic individuals, dark forces, and characters from her past. Read the first chapter of this manga-styled fantasy epic here. (starts at 35m59s)


Sirens of Scream
Sirens of Scream is a new horror podcast hosted by Jackie DeVore, Sierra Houk, and friend of the site (as well as co-host of The Missfits) Melissa Megan. The show just started and these ladies are clearly excited and passionate about horror, so jump on it! Here a bit about the show from the ladies themselves here. (starts at 37m 30s)

Comics Releases:
June 1st, 2016
(starts at 38m24s)


Thanks for listening! You can contact For The Love of Indie at ftlindie@gmail.com or on Twitter at JustDrewVG!

1 comment:

  1. This is Stan! Thanks for the nice words about my webcomic, Impisha!

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