The Adventure Begins with “Indie Comics” #1: Listed in June 2016’s Preview!

Indie Comics #1 – Available for pre-order this June from Aazurn Publishing is an eclectic mix of featured stories.

The adventure begins in Indie Comics #1 with the six original featured, black and white stories from vastly different creative teams from around the indie and professional comic book industry. Terry Cronin, Michael R. Carr, Brad Olrich, Rick Bonn, Paul Bradford and Gary Scott Beatty have crafted these six exciting stories in one book! Indie Comics #1 is not only the best showcase of distinct genre adventure from today’s independent comic book creators, but it is also a valuable resource for anyone interested in the world of indie comics!

The comic includes short biographies and contact information, with each story, in a way so readers and fans can easily seek out more of these fantastic writer and artist’ works.

Indie Comics #1 features mature themes and 48 pages of stunning artwork!

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Official Press Release:

Readers tired of corporate comics’ constant reboots rejoice! Indie Comics #1 features six adventure tales that could end anywhere. The first issue of Indie Comics will be listed in June 2016’s Previews catalog under Aazurn Publishing.

Rick Bonn asks “Why Did the Caveman Cross the Sea?” Brad Olrich’s mercenaries attempt a raid on Rectory VII, “At Galaxy’s Core.” Terry Cronin plunges three college students on spring break into an underground world of bloodsucking women. Gary Scott Beatty follows The Maketch Girl and elder gods into darkness. Michael R. Carr presents two aging adversaries converging for a final encounter. And diesel punk meets modern world in Paul Bradford’s “The Night Errant!”

I’ve found escape from constant corporate continuity reboots in the indie comic community,” said Aazurn Publishing’s Gary Scott Beatty. “The big two rehash slightly different versions of the same story and I find that boring. Readers who crave consistent creative teams and stories that could go, quite literally, anywhere, should give Indie Comics #1 a try.”

With all of these talented people and genre adventures, we’re specializing in bang for your buck,” said Beatty. “An Aazurn subscription at your comic shop will not land you in the middle of a mega-series. Indie Comics #2 and #3 will be in Previews in August and October.”

Mature themes, 48 pages, B&W, $4.99.


Below, Rick Bonn (Bonnfire Media) with “Rohrr! Chapter 1: Why Did the Caveman Cross the Sea?” in Indie Comics #1.

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The adventure begins when Rick Bonn asks “Why Did the Caveman Cross the Sea?” Bonn (Bonnfire Media) and artist Christopher Herndon follow a Bigfoot/Tarzan hybrid in a world of dinosaurs.


Below, Gary Scott Beatty (Number One) with “Maketch Girl” in Indie Comics #1.

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Hans Christian Andersen meets H.P. Lovecraft when Gary Scott Beatty follows “The Maketch Girl” and elder gods into darkness. Beatty’s (Number One) “The Little Match Girl” pastiche turns the child toward sunless, ancient worlds of eldritch horrors.


Below, Brad Olrich (Commodore Dinosaur) with “At Galaxy’s Core, Raid on Rectory VII, Part 1” in Indie Comics #1.

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Brad Olrich’s mercenaries attempt a raid on Rectory VII, “At Galaxy’s Core.” Olrich’s (Commodore Dinosaur) thieves go to work retrieving a donation from The Church of Eternal Recurrence in this Dark Ages-inspired sci-fi tale.


Below, Terry Cronin (Students of the Unusual) with “Flame of Faith, Part 1: Sharp’s Mark” in Indie Comics #1.

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Terry Cronin plunges three college students on spring break into an underground world of bloodsucking women. In “The Flame of Faith,” Cronin (Students of the Unusual) and artist Ghostfire tell a new kind of vampire story with a mysterious tattoo, freak tumors and spring break in Florida!


Below, Michael Carr (A Dark Allie) with “Silence” in Indie Comics #1.

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Michael R. Carr presents two aging adversaries converging for a final encounter in “Silence.” Carr (A Dark Allie) and artist Brian Atkins explore honor and eternal rest in eight pages of swordplay!


Below, Paul Bradford (Astral Crusaders) with “Night Errant” in Indie Comics #1.

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Finally, diesel punk meets modern world in Paul Bradford’s “The Night Errant!” Bradford (Astral Crusaders) and artist Randy Valiente bring us a character that has had enough of the corruption and crime throughout his city.


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Indie Comics #1 will be offered for preorder May 25 in June’s Previews catalog, under Aazurn Publishing. Diamond # JUN160995.

Learn more at aazurn.com

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  1. Thanks for the kind words, Manny! Of course, WE think we’re the best showcase of distinct genre adventure from today’s independent comic book creators, but it’s super to have someone else say it! Pop Culture HQ is the best!

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