Meanwhile… #10 is a 128-page comics anthology with work by Gary Spencer Millidge, David Hine, Mark Stafford, Roger Langridge, Sarah Gordon, Ginny Skinner, Michael Doig, and India Swift, Oisin Roche (with Elaine M Will), Laurel Dundee, Chad Boudreau and Butch Mapa, Burhan Kum, Victor Martins, Andy Pearson (with Louise Fellows), Moray Rhoda and Daniel Hugo, Flo Pizzarello and Elisabeth Eudes-Pascal. Funds are currently being raised to print the comic through Kickstarter.
Meanwhile… is Soaring Penguin Press‘ anthology series, bringing together higher profile creators with less established creators who are looking to see their story in print. Each issue is curated to ensure the best quality of comics storytelling.
Meanwhile… combines ongoing series with stand-alone stories, so that every issue provides a satisfying read, but encourages the reader to pick up the next issue, too.
You can get a digital edition for about $13 with the print about $27. The campaign is about 75% of its goal as of this post and runs until July 8 at 2:30 ET.
SHERLOCK: THE BLIND BANKER #2
Writer: Stephen Thompson
Co-Creators: Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss
COVER A: Gary Spencer Millidge
COVER B: PHOTO
COVER C: Jay.
COVER D: Amoona Saohin
FC & BW – 40pp – $4.99 – On sale: February 8, 2017
The second incredible manga adaptation of the hit television series starring worldwide superstars Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Strange) and Martin Freeman (The Hobbit)! Printed in English for the first time!
HEROES: GODSEND #4
Writer: Joey Falco
Artist: Roy Allan Martinez
COVER A: Roy Allan Martinez
COVER B: Gary Spencer Millidge
FC – 32pp – $3.99 – On sale: Jun 15
Heroes Godsend continues to explore the origins of Farah Nazan from the Heroes Reborn mini-series! Farah’s life becomes more complicated thanks to a huge hulk of an EVO named Mr Vance, a nasty young businesswoman called Philomena, and a bomb… Plus, could romance be in the air for Farah?
We want to tell you about the most important new comics journal to arrive in years. With issues releasing every two months, Meanwhile… brings readers an eclectic mix of established, legendary talent and future superstars, acting as a launchpad for the biggest names of tomorrow.
The first issue sees the hugely anticipated return of Gary Spencer Millidge’s Strangehaven. Millidge’s acclaimed idiosyncratic magical reality comic was self-published from 1995 until 2005 in eighteen issues, collected into three graphic novels, gaining numerous international award nominations including Eisners, Eagles and Ignatzes. Meanwhile… presents the exclusive serialization of the fourth and final volume of the series, Strangehaven: Destiny.
They’re also excited to introduce The Bad, Bad Place, a new series by David Hine and Mark Stafford. Among other highlights is Chris Geary’s future spy-story, Melody Baker, 10 Minutes by Yuko Rabbit and Sally Jane Thompson’s Heavy. Rounding out the first issue of Meanwhile…, and cementing our commitment to rising talent, are the 2014 British Library & Arts Thread Comics Unmasked Competition Winners.