Wednesday Comics: The Young Protectors

I love comics. I always have, since I was a kid and my dad brought home a three-pack of DC Comics he picked up from the airport on his way home from a business trip (issues of Justice League of America, Teen Titans, and Ghosts, as I recall). My tastes have broadened a lot since then, and these days I'm less and less interested in corporate-owned properties, and much more keen on finding new work, especially comics that are creator-owned or have a DIY vibe to them.

Wednesday Comics: Frater Mine by Sean McGrath and Juan Romera

In the version of Big Pulp for sale in the Dreaming, we also publish comics. In the real world, we can't afford it, so we link to independently-published comics that we're enjoying. Last week, we directed you to Mark Waid's super-hero thriller Insufferable, which is updated most Wednesdays.

Free Comic Day - Frater Mine OGN

The gentlemen at Orthocomics are releasing one of their graphic novels into the wilds of the internet for free. In Frater Mine, three friends reunite after more than tens years of being apart. Their mission: run an errand for Heaven and get any rewards they desire. But can the word of an angel be trusted? How about the word of a long-lost friend?

You can read the first page here.

Auto-erotic asphyxiation: How to tell if you're doing it right

If you're a fan of Big Pulp, you're probably already familiar with auto-erotic asphyxiation, from either a literary or experiential standpoint. But it's probably safe to say you haven't stumbled upon the results of a choking game gone awry.