The last few days have been quite exciting.
After working on our own comics for the better part of three years, me and my writer: Kyle McNulty are going to be publishing our first web comic. Not knowing much on how to make a comic book professionally, as well as only having the two of us to work on the project, him and I had to do extensive research and learn many-a-lessons through experience to accomplish our goal. After creating our own fictional universe, creating original characters, writing all the drafts of the script, and illustrating 36 pages of story we are on the final steps before launch.
We have been working and learning for a long time and I know that we have the chops to take this project to the public and have an entertaining story for all to enjoy.
It is called Dime Store Heroes and it tells the story of four friends who are less than admirable who aren't afraid to cheat and lie a bit to get ahead in life. All shack up in the same house they get by with odd-jobs, thievery and selling pot until the life they live comes collapsing around them, literally. After a monstrously clandestine experiment goes wrong underneath a prison, a massive explosion sends particles of irradiated matter all across the city of Chicago and gives certain people super human abilities. As a giant piece of irradiated machinery traps them all in the basement of their house, the four are exposed to the equipment giving them all unique abilities. Once rescued, they are experimented on, studied all while being monitored by the evil corporation who owned the prison lab. They are eventually released where they are free to cause mischief and mayhem.
Our project aims to tell a different story about super heroes and get rid of the super- exploring how super powers would be used if only for selfish gain, vandalism and chaos.
This being a fun concept, I hope it gives us the amount of exposure necessary to establish us in the comic book community because we have many stories that we want to tell. Especially now, we have taught ourselves and learned so much that our next project will be even better than out web comic debut.