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'Ursa Minor' Is The High Concept You've Been Waiting For
Earlier this week, Dennis Culver emailed me to tell me that he had a new comic coming out, and when I found out what the premise was, I sent him back an email that was literally just all-caps cussing. It's called Codename: Ursa Minor, and the high concept is that there's a government agent…
Racing for the Top: Coleman Engle on 'Victory Mountain'
Coleman Engle's Victory Mountain debuted last week on the Stela Unlimited app, with Chapter Two out tomorrow. It tells the story of Doily Obsidian and her best friend Corey Berry, who both decide to compete on Victory Mountain USA, a wildly popular show where contestants fight their way up an a…
Looking for Loot in Kelsey Wroten's 'Dungeon Punchers'
A warrior, a valkyrie, a magic user, and an elf fighting monsters in dungeons? Obviously, that's going to remind most people (most nerds anyway) of fantasy gaming. But surely I’m not the only one who immediately thinks specifically of the classic ‘80s game Gauntlet? “Wizard…
Weird Fiction Comes to Stēla with 'Calla Cthulhu'
The latest comic from Stēla blends the world of HP Lovecraft with a little Buffy the Vampire Slayer to arrive at Calla Cthulhu. The comic is written by Evan Dorkin and Sarah Dyer with art by Erin Humiston. The title character is a teenage girl with the blood of Lovecraft's Great Old Ones …
Living in Space: Sandra Lanz on New Stēla Comic 'House Girls'
The comics smartphone app Stēla is launching exciting new comics every week, all of them exclusive to the app and optimized for the phone-reading experience. The newest title is House Girls, a science fiction comic written and drawn by Sandra Lanz. It tells the story of a group of women who ar…
Weekender: Small Press Day, Ron Wimberley and 'Full Circle'
What a week! I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to sit back and read some comics. The weekend is finally here, and the world can relax and rest once more — but the comics industry has been busy too, and the last seven days have seen a flurry of comics-based news and announcem…
Exploring Stela's First Wave of New Digital Comics
Stela is a new smartphone app that offers original, exclusive comics optimized for the phone-reading experience. Chapters release every week, and you can read them all for a flat subscription fee of $5 a month. Reading the comics in Stela is smooth and intuitive. Each chapter is read via a downward …

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