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Beneath The Clouds

A comic of ghosts and gunpowder, set in Heian Japan. Guaranteed to be the best graphic novel about 11th Century Japanese exorcists that you'll read all week.

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@artofjoe: Also known as: I can't be bothered to write dialogue
What about that warrior guy who likes you, Masako?
butterfly effect
May 21st, 2019
now I really want one of these. XD You draw nice fan art.
Ok, this isn't fan art by me, but I couldn't resist putting it in. A lovely painting of Masako from Keiiii of the webcomic Heart of Keol
Castoff by Star Pritchard- a fantasy adventure story with solid, understated design and strong storytelling to back it up.
After getting kidnapped and dragged halfway across the world, scaredy-cat Vector finds himself a long, long way from home. Now, with the help of some unlikely friends, he has to try to make it home in one piece. Read it at
Read I, Mummy at A steampunk mummy in a dress investigates her own murder, rebels against the monarchy and argues with her parents in this good-looking and well researched comic. Special mention to the chapter covers designed as vintage paperbacks.
Possibly my favourite comic about a curator stranded on a planet with a telepathic jellyfish. Lovely, organic, character design, and a gentle yet high-stakes story that's just getting started. If you're a fan of Becky Chambers' "Wayfarers" books check it out at
The unholy offspring of "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome" and "Kill Six Billion Demons", "Ten Earth Shattering Blows" is a great read and if you haven't checked it out at you really should.
Warning: contains...everything you'd expect from that description. by Sophie Pfrotzscherner.
A cursed pendant turns a runaway prince into a wolf. Sophie drew some great fan art of Masako last year :) Find it here: schner-of-souls-journey/
Fanart makes me happy :)
"Of Conquests and Consequences" by Joolita and Munen. An interesting approach to using language in comics, good world building and kickass female characters, what's not to like? Read it at
Next up is Rita from "Gifts of Wandering Ice" by Olga Makarova. "Ice Gift Hunt", a visual novel in the "art" section of the site is highly recommended. Read the comic at . Also available in Russian.
The first comic to be featured this month is the excellent "Goddess of Paradise" by Dee S. Read it at
* THREE sets of storyboards for Chapter 9 later...
Aw... :D
I'm glad he wasn't one of those scapegoating people.
dead!? :O
ah, dang it.
Well, at least she can marry that one guy now.