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It's Spooky Season
And Spirits Inhabit the Earth
Last Saturday, a beautiful sequence of events occurred. 1. I took my second negative covid test, effectively ending my isolation period, and 2. The local Spirit Halloween opened its doors. I made the first of many trips I will take throughout the season through the rows of animatronics and decor. My boys picked out their costumes: the 7-year-old (or soon-to-be) will wield the Master Sword as Link, and the 4-year-old will set out to journey through the Mushroom Kingdom as Mario. My daughter hasn’t quite decided yet, but she knows it’s going to be something “really scary.”
I couldn’t be more proud.
This is the beginning of my favorite time of year, the three months of October. My living room is a shrine to all things Halloween. I’m eagerly awaiting the return of Starbucks’ fall menu next week. And (how’s this for a segue?) on the 29th, I’m kickstarting a comic filled with all manner of monstrous creatures: demons, skeletons, ghosts, and more…
Moreso spooky-adjacent than firmly planted in the horror genre, ONE-SHOT is billed as “a chaotic fantasy adventure”. Still, this comic is as much an homage to dark humor and the macabre as it is to the fantasy genre. And those themes are only elevated by the brilliant artwork from Butch Mapa (Chilling Adventures) and Fabi Marques (Batman).
If you aren’t following the pre-launch page yet, please be sure to click the link above and sign up! This is my most ambitious Kickstarter campaign so far and any Day 1 support we can get will go a long way in making the comic a reality. I truly appreciate any help we get to spread the word.
As usual, stick around to learn more about some of the indie comics I’m supporting.
Cthulhu Invades Neverland (FINAL HOURS)
Over 70 incredible comic creators got together to bring the blending of two different universes- the world of Peter Pan called Neverland and the horrifying world that is the work of Lovecraft's Cthulhu. When the Great Cthulhu invades Neverland, we will learn what happens when a world that is full of fairies, mermaids, pirates, and of course, Peter and the Lost Boys. How will they deal with a real war? With the stakes being higher than ever before, learn what will change the landscape of Neverland forever!!
Kim Wright thought she had it all figured out. A great career, a loving boyfriend, and a dream promotion just around the corner. But her world is shattered when said boyfriend Ethan shamelessly takes credit for her work and steals her dream job. Fueled by hatred, Kim channels her knowledge of murder mysteries to devise the perfect plan to kill her boyfriend and get away with murder!