Just when you thought it was safe.






Hot off the heels of the hugely successful GRIFF GRISTLE campaign, they are back and they are bringing you something special.


This is easily the biggest thing they’ve ever attempted and fact is, THEY NEED YOU!


They REALLY need you because…


The wait is over…



That’s right! For the first time ever the critically acclaimed MADIUS COMICS is putting together a collected volume of the entire run of PAPERCUTS & INKSTAINS which will clock in at well over 200 pages of awesome. Whether you’ve been a longtime fan of MADIUS COMICS or are completely new to all things orange, this kickstarter is for you!

Papercuts and Inkstains has been a brightly shining beacon of silliness, stupidity and Madius’ flagship comic for the past two years. Still not convinced? Want to know what people have been saying along the way? Well here’s a TREASURE TROVE of reviews to dive into:

– “a fantastic showcase for some of the most exciting talent on the UK scene.” Pipedream Comics

– “The high quality of storytelling we’ve come to expect has been maintained, while the humour that makes this magazine so memorable has never been sacrificed or compromised.” Starburst Magazine

– “laugh out loud” Big Comic Page

– “excellent short stories” DownTheTubes

– “I can’t help but love it” Garbage File

– “a great anthology comic, with such high production values and professional standards.” Pop Culture Bandit

– “The thing that makes them so popular is that their stories are so utterly ridiculous.” Curiosity of a Social Misfit

– “Consistently Madius Comics have given me more enjoyment than all the books I’ve read in the past year from The Big Two.” Other Worlds Than These

– “quick witted dialogue and eccentric narratives result in a truly enjoyable read.” Snap Pow

-“This is an exuberant, inventive anthology from some great talent. It’s energetic, clever and immense fun. Definitely worth the papercuts and absolutely worth the inkstains.” Travelling Man



From the bumbling minds of Rob Jones and Mike Sambrook, and the occasional mish-mash of a certain Dr The Nick Gonzo, comes a heaving behemoth of a book containing just about every genre and every kind of story imaginable. Covering everything from westerns, sci fi and horror right through to fantasy, nostalgia and everything in between. Featuring yarns that run for multiple shorts to tales that are entirely self contained, this collection has it all. Featuring art from:

If you’ve already been reading from the start, and you’re wondering why you should double dip? Well, let us yell at you why. Paperbacks and Inkstains will see every strip collected into one, glorious book, remastered, rejigged and presented in glorious, CMYK COLOUR-O-RAMA. COLOUR! You asked for it and they listened. The entire book will be in FULL COLOUR for the very first time, See the stories you already know and love brought to an all new level of visual brilliance. Let the sweet, sweet colours melt all resistance from your soul. Give in to it, you know it makes sense.

Currently working their magic colouring the pages are:

  • Nick Gonzo
  • Angela Sprecher
  • Rosie Packwood
  • Rory Donald
  • Darren Smith
  • Jim Lavery
  • Ceri Hanvey
  • Bob Turner

The campaign hits KICKSTARTER MARCH 15th and will run for 30 days. Give in to the festive spirit. Don’t make them send the various festive ghosts after you. Don’t be a scrooge this year. Make sure to get involved in the best thing to happen in 2017!




They know they can count on you.


Included in this press pack is a work in progress PDF of where are currently at, and promo images. All is subject to change, but we wanted to show you all just how epic everything is looking!


Want to know more and keep up to date with all things Madius Comics? Make sure to check them out on Twitter (@madiuscomics) and Facebook www.facebook.com/madiuscomics for regular updates and don’t forget to keep a close eye on the Kickstarter webpage to see the campaign land on MARCH 15th.


Contact Details:


Email: madiuscomics@gmail.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/madiuscomics

Twitter: @madiuscomics

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