Saturday 30th May 2015,
Comic Booked

Web Comics Wednesday! – FANTASY

Jacques Nyemb 07/20/2011 Reviews

Harry Potter’s 8th and final movie recently hit the big screen. It’s mythical world of magic and fantasy hooked many readers (and viewers) and its end leaves a void needing to be filled. This Wednesday Comic Booked has a large selection of awesome web comics to fill that void! 

If you’re new to this, here’s the scoop: Each Wednesday we will showcase five indie web comics. Each will be categorized and will be judged by ART, STORY and APPEAL. This will give you an opportunity to support indie artists and the amazing work they do.

This weeks comics will explore FANTASY. Without further ado, let’s get to it:


Bird Boy
Comic: Bird Boy

Story & Art:
Anne Szabla 
About: When a small boy stumbles upon a legendary weapon, he must flee across a dangerous land of gods, men and beasts to keep it from falling into the wrong hands…



NamesakeComic: Namesake 
Story: Megan Lavey-Heaton
Art: Isabelle Melançon
About: Namesake is the story of Emma Crewe, a woman who discovers she can visit other worlds. She finds out that these are places she already knows – fantasy and fairy lands made famous through the spoken word, literature and cinema. Her power as a Namesake forces her to act as a protagonist in these familiar stories as she figures out how to get home.


Comic: Xander
Story: Taylor Machnick
Art: Ian Sean Gibson
About: Xander “wakes up” to find that he is still dreaming, that his life is in danger, and that he must quest through the world of dreams to survive. He is joined by a medieval knight who hails from the Realm of children’s dreams


Impure BloodComic: Impure Blood
Story: Nadja Baer
Art: Nathan Lueth

About: Dubbed the “Abomination” because of his appearance, Roan carries within his human body the Blood of a mystical and nearly extinct race known as the Ancients. Blood which manifests itself in exceptional strength and physical mutation. Blood that earned him imprisonment in the Veresta Stadium, where pure-blooded humans force him to fight in gladiatorial games. He jumps at the prospect of freedom when a mysterious girl named Dara appears at his cell. She offers him a chance at a new life in exchange for his help, but refuses to release him until he binds himself to her mission with a sacred oath known only by the Ancients.


Story & Art: Daniel Lieske
About: While spending the summer at his grandmother’s old house in the country, a young boy named Jonas discovers a portal to another realm, a magical place inhabited by all manner of fantastical creatures and strange powers.



Want to share your favorite indie web or print comic? Feel free to comment below! I would love to add them to my list. Also feel free to visit my Facebook Wall to chat with these and other Indie comic creators.


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Jacques is a comics lover, 80-90's nostalgic and an all around geeky guy. He is a graphic artist by trade and just love all things artsy-fartsy.

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