Not only does True Believers 2017 have a great selection of Small Press Comics creators and publishers joining us on the day, but some of them will have comics and books making their convention debut at #TBCF2017 too. Below are some of the titles that will be launching at TBCF2017 that you should keep an eye out for;
CADAVERS BOOK 1: DOPPELGANGER
Introducing the Cadavers - a team of supernaturally powered misfits and outcasts on a secret mission to confront the man behind their persecution.
Story by Matt Hardy. Art by Edward Bentley.
Cadavers is currently available to buy online, but will be making it's convention debut at #TBCF2017
You can find Cadavers on Mad Robot Comics table at Z8.
DEAD SINGERS SOCIETY: VOLUME 3
We asked a bunch of illustrators, writers and cartoonists to create something about their favourite dead singers. The singers covered in this issue include David Bowie, Prince, Arthur Russell, D. Boon, Vic Chesnutt, Kirsty MacColl, Adam Yauch, Leonard Cohen and many more. Check out our Dead Singers playlist on Spotify for the full list.
This volume includes comics and illustration from Wallis Eates, Elizabeth Querstret, Sammy Borras, Rozi Hathaway, Rica March, Tim Bird, James Howard, Ed Syder and more!
Covers by Mike Medaglia. Edited by Pete Hindle, Paddy Johnston and Samuel C. Williams. Full colour print comic, 36 pages.
You can find Dead Singers Society at Good Comics table at L4.
DETECTIVE GALLO and the UNHOLY COMPANY
Spain, 1949 - a nation in thrall to General Franco's fascist regime. Where fear reigns, the agents of El Diablo – the very Devil himself–slither forth. Who stands between us and these foul forces? Is there ahero, noble and brave, who can keep the darkness at bay?
Well... no. Not anymore. So we'll just have to make do with a sarcastic, middle-aged policeman instead.
Say hello to Gallo.
David and Greg's Biographies.
Greg Meldrum's comicsobsession began as a boy, when he first experienced a heady mix ofScream!, Lone Sloane and 2000AD. His first small-press comic script wasfor Dr. WTF?! 2011. He has since gone on towrite for Dogbreath, Temple APA, Disconnected, The Psychedelic Journal, Massacre for Boys Picture Library and PARAGON, as well as publishing'Martillo' with artist / letterer David Broughton in 2013. Visit his blog http://hisowndrum.blogspot.co.uk/
David Broughton has created his owncomics, such as Shaman Kane, Spectre Show with Shaun Avery and Martillowith Greg Meldrum. He has also drawn various comic strips for 2000ADfanzines Zarjaz, Dogbreath, The PsychedelicJournal of Time Travel, Job Dun Fat Assassin, Papercuts and Inkstains and other small press publications. Visit his blog for more information and illustrations at http://dbroughton.blogspot.co.uk/ email him at email@example.com tweet to him on twitter at @DbroughtonDavid FaceBook www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100008159144954 or visit his online comic shop at www.comicsy.co.uk/dbroughton/
Where can Gallo be bought.
Detective Gallo and the Unholy Company. US Size format, 32 Pages including cover, £3.99p.
Available to buy online soon after its launch at The True Belivers comic convention at Cheltenham on February 4th from www.comicsy.co.uk/dbroughton/
You can find Detective Gallo on David Broughton's table at A13.
On a remote island a wealthy entrepreneur has secretly created a theme park full of imprisoned ghosts he has collected over time.
Before opening the attraction to the public, he enlists the help of a small group of people to assist him. One of them is Josh Evans, a troubled psychic with a dark past battling his own personal demons!
Josh is given the task of crossing over & exploring some of the evil minds of the ghosts that lie within the island.
But at what cost?
You can find Ghost Island on Joseph Oliveira's table at D11.
LOLLIPOP & TEN
Stuart Jackson and Leon Reichel - the duo behind The Inheretic graphic novel - are launching their latest creation at Cheltenham’s True Believers Comic Festival 2017. It is a 32 page, beautifully illustrated, full colour, steampunk fantasy “Lollipop & Ten” The story of a poor teenage busker who is content playing her mandolin to earn a few pennies in a bustling market square, deep in a retro future metropolis. Her serenity is about to be shattered when she is befriended by a small, shy child with a dark and deadly purpose. Nicely weird and just a little bit gory….. Be careful who you push around!
You can find Lollipop & Ten on The Inheretic's table at C3.
THE MAKING OF A COMIC CON
The Making of a Comic Con is a biographical and humorous comic based on Kev Brett’s life as he takes on the challenge of putting on a comic convention.
A funny perspective on how things can escalate and how they can ultimately take over your life!
Premiering at this year’s True Believers Comic Con, be sure to pick up your copy!
You can find The Making Of A Comic Con at Kev Brett Cartoon's table at K6.