CURRENT COMIC PROJECTS
Plans for another episode of Ciggy n’ pals.
PAST COMIC HIGHLIGHTS
CIARAHD (gaelic for sun set) – Wordless, 91 pages.
A psychological horror story, set in edwardian era Scotland. The young boy Colin travels to the highlands to spend time at his grandparents estate house, located next to a mysterious cairn. When he gets up one day the landscape has been buried in snow and he’s unable to wake anyone else up. The story follows him trying to figure things out and survive while the eerie freezing atmosphere slowly builds up around him.
DÖDA HANDEN (eng. The Dead Hand) – Swedish dialogue, 264 pages.
Spy thriller set in a world where the cold war has continued into the 21st century. Features the defection of female KGB agent Vera, as she’s caught trying to leak data over to West Berlin and her following struggle to break out of the Eastern block. The data is stored in her neuro chips but she has no idea of the grave nature of it.
CIGGY, SNOWY & STICK-BOY STORIES
So far five shorter comics has been made; all in swedish dialogue. In the center of it all is a trio of so-called friends, from a depressing concrete suburb of an unnamed swedish city. A common theme in all the stories is the pitch black humor and time period slang.
VÄRSTINGARNA (eng. The Naughty Boys) – 20 pages. The first story starts in 1978, with them being between 12 and 15 and already begun dealing drugs in school. The story depicts them making a move to eliminate the school’s top tough-guy and dealer.
FIMPEN DRAR EN REPA (eng. Ciggy hits the streets) – 20 pages. A story where Ciggy as the sole main character. It is well into the 80’s and he’s already done a lot of time in juvenile detention. Right as he’s moving into his new welfare flat, who shows up at the door but the girl Suzie, who’s just as fucked up as he is. Things starting to go off the rails as they hit the town; out to see a band.
KAFFE & ONDA SPIRALER (eng. Coffee & Evil Spirals) – 18 pages. Featuring the trio again, but now drama and drugs has worn down what friendship there was and Ciggy has to chug coffee all the time to level his strong anti-rage medicine. On this sunday a bunch of people comes ringing on his door; all looking for some specific person to square off with. They all end up at poor Ciggy’s flat at the same time and shit hits critical mass!
NITAR & NEON (eng. Studs & Neon) – 20 pages. Ciggy gets a call from the tragic druggie punk Stick-boy, telling him that Snowy’s burgled his roof-top tent to collect his debts. In the process Ciggy’s electric guitar was stolen, which so happens he’s in dire need of – his band’s got a gig tonight! So the story features Ciggy running all across town; looking for Snowy and freaking out more and more.
NOJS & FLYKTSODA (eng. Noize & Booze Haze) – 24 pages. Ciggy’s new girlfriend talks him into joining her at Snowy’s birthday party. Virtually everybody is at the crowded fancy mansion, kissing Snowy’s feet. A shitload of old grudges and drama is spinning out of control during all the synth pop and drink-tossing.
CHASING THROUGH HELL – English dialogue, 19 pages.
A low fantasy story in the world of Angmoor. Features a sole surviving captain in full armor, escaping through a jungle after a failed attempt to pillage a legendary ruined city. Tailing him, is a black native girl. Why she persists, he don’t know. All he knows is that he’s driven insane by the sweat and crawling vermin beneath his armor and that he cannot take it off – cause then he’s exposing himself to her poison arrows!
THE ODUM RECOVERY – English dialogue, 36 pages.
This also set in the fantasy world of Angmoor. Features an odd trio – a mage paladin, a rogue woman warrior and a peasant girl pathfinder in search of a legendary old grimoire. Also in quest for this is the rogue’s former liege – an embittered age-old sorcerer. In the end, their paths are crossed.
GAMMA CHROME – English dialogue, 111 pages.
A space adventure, set in a colonized solar system but plays out in a space station for the most part. Takes good inspiration from old hard sci-fi books, but features an speed-modified anarchic girl pilot at the same time. A space organization wants to exploit her abilities in the space race against the systems other superpower and gives her a second chance. Her looney antics goes more and more off the rails as it clashes against the stations stiff environment.
CLERODCYDE – English dialogue, 31 pages.
A cyberpunk story set in future Berlin. An anti-terrorist agent is put on the case of tracking down a hacker couple and retrieve stolen data, concerning a mysterious shut down government experiment program. The black clad couple sits in an illegal club, grieving their friend who was erased earlier this day, as the agent closes in on them with his battle robot.