Small Press Portal

Camden Town has always been famous for its creativity and diversity. Our team at Mega City Comics is committed to keep that spirit alive through the wonderful medium of sequential art!

Meet the fantastic indipendent writers and artists exhibiting their creations in our store!

Neon Gutter Cat

“Neon Gutter Cat” is a guided visual dream diary tour of the human subconscious, where the dreams attempt to relate and evaluate the depression and loneliness that we all face as members of humanity in a sometimes cold and cruel world.

Demitri Vassiliadis is an illustrator and Graphic Novelist from London, currently based in Tokyo, Japan. He draws inspiration from the unique urban landscapes, and the legions of people found between our industrial society. In his work characters in states of crisis inhabit dark, dreamlike worlds in which the line between the synthetic and natural is blurred beyond distinction. The environments are often characters in themselves, and themes of depression and loneliness are explored through horrific and surreal like imagery.

Follow his work at demitri.co.uk

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They Live Again

A funnybook sequel to They Live (the 80's John Carpenter movie). Refusenik John Nada’s back and he’s still out of bubblegum. Together with his Mexican chum Caliber and Jamaican would-be girlfriend Precious, Nada battles Trump (a Venusian ghoul), Putin (a shapeshifting human booger) and a host of alien yuppies and critters.

Berry have two ongoing series The Fermenting Men about heavy drinking and cosmic horror, and the adventures of Bryn Starchaser, about an English teacher/ space commando. Like most people, I barely afford to live in London.

Follow him on Instagram at @biggreenbinproductions

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Laserman #1

LASERMAN is the World's First Indian-American Superhero.

Created and copyrighted in 1985 by NYC public high school art teacher RAJIVE ANAND when he was just twelve years old, LASERMAN™ is the story of WILLIAM KHAN, a high school student from Jackson Heights, who, through a technological device, miraculously transformed into PURE ENERGY.

In an epic story of discovery and transformation that spans East and West, our young hero William realizes that he has the ability to travel on any form of communication- as pure energy- at the speed of light. He also fires a laser from his third eye- but at what cost to himself and to the
people he loves?

This comic reads like a classic, echoing the likes of Amazing Fantasy #15, and Rajive is an extremely enthusiastic creator, he brough Laserman to life with all his heart and sweat!

Follow the adventures of Laserman and his creator at lasermancomics.com


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Foreign iComix

‘Disclaimer: This comic merely compiles the fears, expectations and delusions of some human beings on planet Earth in 2018. This is not an instruction manual or a manifesto. By reading this you consent to being groped by it’s pages and molested psychologically by it’s ideas and concepts’

Follow his work at foreigneye.co.uk

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The Fragment

After serving Britain in the Second World War, Thomas Locke was recruited by the British Secret Service. It was only then they found Locke had some 'Issues'. With another war hanging in the balance, Can MI6 trust their most mysterious secret agent?

Adam Falp is a writer and artist from Hertfordshire. After many years away from comics i began drawing sequential art and released my first book, The Fragment! at the end of 2018.

Follow him at goodfornothingcomics.wordpress.com

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Deadbeat

Mikey is a f*@k up, always has been. But when his estranged daughter, Laurie, gets back in touch after twenty years of f*@k all he thinks he;s got a second chance. But Laurie doesn't need a dad she just wants a getaway driver."

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Jed McPherson is a comic writer. He's mostly known for Deadbeat: a neo noir thriller about a young woman reuniting with her deadbeat dad through armed robbery. He's also the mind behind Jacob - a serial killer webcomic which he assures us is 100% not autobiographical. But he doesn't just write crime comics he's also worked on The Show - a deranged reality-tv satire kind of like the Truman Show as envisaged by Hunter S. Thompson.

You can find him on his site jedmcpherson.com
There are comics there you'll probably like it.

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Heavy Manners

A collection of thought provoking short graphic stories on the destruction caused by the world's most dangerous animals. Humans.

"Easily transferable to an audience outside of comics. This comic could easily find itself in any critical literature course in a university. Stevil criticizes and uses his voice and pen to chart a commentary on us. This is what cartoonists were supposed to do" (Praise for the previous comic on www.comicbookbin.com)

Comic Books can't change the world. But comic book readers can.

Stevil's work is unashamedly political. He sees his art as a means of communication of information. Comics legend Jack Kirby once said "comics is journalism". But you won't find any superheroes here.

His artwork is more likely to be influenced by Woody Guthrie, Joe Strummer or Bruce Springsteen than other painters or illustrators. Though he loves Picasso and Jasper Johns. He used to love David Hockney until he disgracefully got into bed with The S*n.

He lives and works on a 70 year old wooden boat on the Thames.

E Mail Stevil at stevil@heavy-manners.co.uk and find him at heavy-manners.co.uk

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Hard Core Pawn

A pawnographic collection of thought provoking short stories of racism, gender politics, capitalism, alcoholism, refugees, terrorism, democracy and, above all, humanity, told not through human characters but instead chess pieces.

"Hard-hitting and occasionally outrageously amusing...it just goes perfectly to show that politics and farce go hand-in-hand, but we all knew that right?" PAGE45.COM

Stevil's work is unashamedly political. He sees his art as a means of communication of information. Comics legend Jack Kirby once said "comics is journalism". But you won't find any superheroes here.

His artwork is more likely to be influenced by Woody Guthrie, Joe Strummer or Bruce Springsteen than other painters or illustrators. Though he loves Picasso and Jasper Johns. He used to love David Hockney until he disgracefully got into bed with The S*n.

He lives and works on a 70 year old wooden boat on the Thames.

E Mail Stevil at stevil@heavy-manners.co.uk and find him at heavy-manners.co.uk

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Daydreaming

Daydreaming is an anthology of works from staff member Vittorio , containing short comics, illustrations, concept arts, manga pages and everything he's up to.

Since he's writing this very description himself, he feels talking in third person is already quite pretentious in itself, so he'll stop here and rather invite you to check some of his amazing idea in store.

Check out his artist page on instagram @vittoriodelucacomics

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The Night After

The Night After: A 24 Hour Comic by Andy Williams an intriguing one-off story, completed in the space fo 24 hours, a tale of grief, loss, and possible redemption, told in stark black and white, with raw emotion on every page.

Andy Williams has worked on project "The Longest Comic Strip in the World" with Alan Moore and "Orrible Murders" with Neil Gaiman as well as Marvel UK and Savoy Books. He is currently a member of staff here at Mega City Comics.

Follow his work at workingclasssuperhero.weebly.com

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