HEADSPACE #1 Available on ComiXology for Preorder + Subscription
HEADSPACE is a comic by Eric Zawadzki, Chris Peterson, Marissa Louise, and myself coming out through Monkeybrain Comics on ComiXology.
In the book, the inhabitants of Carpenter Cove discover their strange town is actually a construct in the mind of a killer. Shane, the sheriff, wants to get back to his real life but one dark connection between him and the killer is going to make him rethink everything.
This comic is a sci fi infused pulp thriller centring around two very emotional character arcs. There’s some crazy stuff going on in Carpenter Cove but it’s happening to some very real people. There’s also a robotic dog bartender named Gil. He’s rad.
The art by Eric Zawadzki – in the eponymous headspace – and then Chris Peterson/Marissa Louise – on inks/colours for the IRL sequence featuring Max the killer – is astoundingly sublime. The whole package was edited by Dan Hill, with a logo from Ryan Ferrier, and the back matter is designed gorgeously by Christopher Kosek.
The #1 issue comes out on Wednesday the 5th of March and it’s 22 pages of sequential narrative for only 99c, and there’s also the two pages of back matter where I prattle on for a bit about some stuff. There’s also this cover from Eric Zawadzki that’s just amazing:
You can preorder the issue now on the ComiXology website so as soon as the book is available your iDevice will automatically start downloading the issue and have it waiting for you. No reason not to, really.
You should also know, every sale made on the ComiXology website cuts out the 33% bite out of profits Apple takes if you buy via the app on an iDevice (and I believe the Android platform takes a comparable wet bite out of the cashflow through their apps). So, the more sales we get via the site, the more money the creative team can share in. But if you can only purchase via the app, well, welcome to the family anyway, bud, there’s always room.
I should also let you know, while preordering this bad boy, you can also SUBSCRIBE to the series. This ensures every new issue downloads to your iDevice instantly, your money goes straight to us without being laundered through the Apple Laundromat, and a fairy from beyond will be granted its razor wings.
You can also head to the HEADSPACE dedicated web home at headspacecomic.tumblr.com where we’ll drop news, info, sneak peeks, process bombs, and general mindpoopery for your approval and edutainment.
This is the work of our career, no doubt about it, and we hope you dig it. Preorder to show your love, spread the link around because indie comics only survive if people talk about them, stay tuned for more teasers and fun for all in the coming fortnight as we prep for launch, and we hope you enjoy the ride.