Reasonably Priced Comics is our seasonal anthology, published four times a year. It spans the length of comics genres, with the sole common denominator of high quality. Whether you're looking for sci-fi, horror, humor, heroes, villains or just about anything else we've got it. There's something for everyone!
The inaugural issue was published December 22nd, 2010 just in time to ring in the holidays.
In the first issue:
VOYAGA, the new science fiction series from Brandon Barrows (JACK HAMMER) and Rudolf Montemayor (HOLLOW EYED MARY, OUTER SPACE MEN). Dean Kirkland was to be the first human being to leave behind our solar system; instead, the world left him behind. Now, he's alone in a world he's only beginning to understand. His real journey begins here!
CHU'S WORLD - "My Girlfriend is a Gamer", cartoonist Chu Wei's (FOURTHEWIN, CHU'S WORLD) light-hearted look at the daily trials and tribulations a typical gamer girl puts her boyfriend through. Will Anna ever be able to use the Staff of Awesomeness? Will Jake ever get a turn to play?
"Laces", by Martin Brandt II (DEAD FUTURE, STITCHWORK, CLOCKWORK ANGEL) and Silvina Rinaldi (STITCHWORK, CLOCKWORK ANGEL), is a horror tale in the spirit of Basil Wolverton and the other horror greats of the 1950s. Who is stealing Gran-Gran's shoelaces and why? What is going on in this seemingly ordinary nursing home?
All this and an amazing cover by Ionic!
Issue two was published April 6th, 2011 and features:
VOYAGA - "So Bright", the second installment of the sci-fi epic by Brandon
Barrows and Ionic (both of JACK HAMMER fame). Astronaut Dean Kirkland is a man out of time and an alien on the world of his birth. In this issue, Dean begins his exploration of the world of the 31st century and is only beginning to understand how much Earth has changed!
"My Way", a sci-fi vignette by writer Alex De-Gruchy (FTL, OMEGA PRESENTS) and artist Rob Durham (CAVEWOMAN). Leppy Jooker, a washed-up lounge singer, runs a scam on alien mobsters to make the score of a lifetime!
"The Communicators" is a slice of life story by writer Michael E. Nichols and artist Joshua Calloway. Two men spend their lives working together without ever acknowledging the other's existence until it's far too late!
And an incredible painted cover by Ionic!
Issue three was published July 27th, 2011 and features:
VOYAGA - "Identity", the third part of book 1 by Brandon Barrows and Ionic (both of JACK HAMMER fame). Dean Kirkland thought he was alone in the savage, decaying hulk of the world of the 31st century, but when he finds other humans will it turn out to be a blessing or a curse?
KIDTHULHU - "Fetch", by Martin Brandt II (DEAD FUTURE) & Jason Stephens (THE SOVEREIGN). Everyone's favorite adorable Elder Horror comes to the pages of Reasonably Priced Comics! All Kid wants to do is spend some quality time with his pet, but does anything ever work out the way its planned?
WESTERN ADDITION - "Dinner Guests", by Brandon Barrows and Leandro Panganiban (ANIMAL CONTROL: SCU). A preview of an all-new western series! Guests can be a pain when they're invited, but barging in at dinner time is just so rude!
Plus another painted cover by Ionic!
Issue four was published November 16th, 2011 and features:
"Is This...HELL?" by Brandon Barrows and Joel Cotejar. They say the road to Hell is paved with good intentions, but is there a road BACK?
KIDTHULU - "The Sandwich Horror" by Martin Brandt and Jason Stephens. Since when is a delicious sandwich a horror? Since the world's most adorable Elder God stuck his nose where it doesn't belong!
"Motherhood" by Brandon Barrows and Silvina Rinaldi. The young woman seemed like such a devoted mother, but the surface hides so much!
"Bad Boy" by Alex De-Gruchy and Lucas Heneks. John's not a bad boy. No, he's a good boy...and he'll do everything he can to prove it.
Plus a fantastic KIDTHULHU cover by Jason Stephens!
_Issue five was published April 11th, 2012 and features:
VOYAGA - "A Life of Colors" by Brandon Barrows and Ionic. Dean Kirkland found himself in the savage world of 31st century but can he find himself a place in this new world?
"The Perfect Moment" by Alex De-Gruchy and Mike Kennedy. When you're a full-time superhero, it's hard to find a quiet moment, but Sun Man only needs one. The trick is finding it!
LACES - "Dead Don't Talk" by Martin Brandt and Martinho Abreu. When his girlfriend Sarah disappeared, John lost part of himself. Now pieces of others' loved ones are disappearing and it's no coincidence it's centered around the cemetary that holds Sarah's grandmother's remains.
HAPPENSTANCE - "Rain" by Brandon Barrows and Rowel Roque. The start of a new feature, drawing on unusual and amusing events in the writer's real life.
Plus a terrific cover by Martinho Abreu!
Issue six was published July 11th, 2012 and features:
"Scribble", story and art by Jay Townsend (TRASHFIELD, PIGWHALE). A young street artist finds a kindred spirit in the most unlikely situation.
"He Wrestles With God", story and art by Ted Woods (THE BOOK OF LOVE). Adapting the Biblical tale of Jacob's encounter with God in a most literal fashion.
"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (At Nightmare Island)", story by Alex De-Gruchy (DEAD MEN) and art by MP Mann (THE GRAVE DOUG FRESHLY). The world's most brilliant supervillain faces his most implacable foes...his parents!
Terse Terrors: "The Score", story by Brandon Barrows (JACK HAMMER) and art by Steve Rupp (FRANK FRAZETTA ILLUSTRATED). A mugging goes very badly...for the mugger!
Happenstance: "Japanese", story by Brandon Barrows and art by Rowel Roque (BINARY GRAY). Another unusual real life encounter!
All this and a fantastic cover by Jay Townsend!
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