The Rundown On 48 Pages Of Comics, Culture & Cool In Black Crown Quarterly #2

by Oliver MacNamee

Sporting a cover by Martin Simmonds (Punks Not Dead) Black Crown Quarterly #2 ambles into comic book stores this Wednesday, the 31st of January. If you see it loitering around the new comics, you may want to pick up a copy and show it a good home.

I mean, look at what’s in it:

It’s the new Winter’s Edge of Comics Cool in 48 pages! Delight in regular continuing features like legit publications with literary pedigrees! It all begins with the 10-page regular lead feature Tales From the Black Crown Pub, starring Stacey the barmaid, by award-winner Rob Davis (The Motherless Oven). Recurring short features include Canonball Comics: an exquisite corpse that will not stay dead, Cud: Rich and Strange by co-writers/bandmates Will Potter and Carl Puttnam and artist Philip Bond, Swell Maps by music journalist/novelist Cathi Unsworth with illustrations by Cara McGee and a new Hey, Amateur!. Plus: Previews of your future favorite comics like Bandtwits by Jamie Coe, Punks Not Dead by David Barnett and Martin Simmonds, a Walking Ghost Tour of Canon Street by Tini Howard, interviews with your favorite comics celebrities and much, much more!

And, to prepare you for it, we preview Rob Davis’s prologue to this issue:

Black Crown Quarterly #2 is out Wednesday, the 31st of January, 2018 from Black Crown/IDW.