Shane tries to do the right thing. He’s racing to protect someone. But he finds so often the world and many of us in it do not want to be saved. Then there’s Max, who doesn’t really understand what…
Ryan drops his process thoughts about HEADSPACE #4 in some fashion of writer’s notes. Enjoy.
You can buy and download HEADSPACE #4 right now!
HEADSPACE #4 with art by Eric Zawadzki, Sebastian Piriz, colours by Eric Zawadzki and Marissa Louise, letters by Eric Zawadzki, back matter and edits by Dan Hill, back matter design by Christopher Kosek, and written by Ryan K Lindsay is the halfway point of the whole story, and in it we stop and really assess Carpenter Cove and the madness around Shane.
This issue is something I’m incredibly proud of, it’s our best to date, and it’s a gut punch of a character portrait so I hope you get it, hope you dig it, and thank you for sharing the link, talking the book up, and giving us feedback.
If you are on the fence, I present a glowing preview of this issue by Tony Esmond that should bring you into the fold: CLICK HERE FOR WORDS.
Two on deck from Monkeybrain tomorrow, starting with more Ryan K Lindsay.
Solicitation info below:
Writer: Ryan K Lindsay
Artists: Eric Zawadzki, Sebastián Piriz
Colorists: Eric Zawadzki, Marissa Louise
Letterer: Eric Zawadzki
Shane comes face to face with the twisted black heart of Carpenter Cove, and watches it win. Max finally tracks down the lady who started this whole mess and she says something he can’t ignore.
The critically acclaimed book Pipedream Comics are calling “a smartly written, surreal thriller” hits its
Preview pages. The issue drops in mere hours.
Eric Zawadzki has yet to drop the ball on any of his HEADSPACE covers. That design and emotion game is on point.
Preorder #4 on ComiXology right now
The issue lands in two weeks on September 3rd.
You will dig the final pages, poor Shane…poor, poor, Shane.
Over at Pipedream Comics, they’ve made a list of the Top 10 Monkeybrain titles from their second year.
HEADSPACE has scraped onto this list.
You would also do well to check out all of the other titles on this list because they’re all rad. Except for HIGH CRIMES ;)
Tooling around with some stuff. Trying to align random moments into a poster of sorts. Nothing fancy. Nothing fancy at all.
Though it is fun seeing how moments out of context can juxtapose well.
HEADSPACE #3, you got it? If so, dig in. We give Shane a little light and then we bash him in the face with a black light LED on strobe. Poor guy. I really dig this issue as it gets Max moving and …
Wordy annotations, sneaky peeks into process, Carpenter Cove laid bare.
Owen Gieni Pin Up: Unlocked.
HEADSPACE #3 drops on ComiXology today, Wednesday, June the 11th. Order and subscribe here.
Owen is a good man, colourist on MANIFEST DESTINY and SHUTTER as well as other rad comics gone past. This pin up is so glorious in design and execution, it floored me when it came in. I should also tease, Owen and I might have something else for your peepers very soon.
Paul Allor Approved.
HEADSPACE #3 drops on ComiXology this Wednesday, June the 11th. Preorder and subscribe here. Read all about our latest issue, with preview pages, over at Ryan’s site.
Paul Allor has written GI JOE, TMNT (and in both he’s written about new/small characters as well as tales from way back in the past - I only just realised that) and he’s also done great creator owned work with ORC GIRL and CLOCKWORK. His STRANGE NATION is available from Monkeybrain also right now and I know I love it to bits.
He is a good man.
I’ll see you all on Wednesday for an insane peek into Carpenter Cove.
Aw, yeah, HEADSPACE #3 is up on ComiXology for preorder right now. Head on in and secure your pixellated rights to rent my ideas and enjoy them on your iDevices.
Or don’t. Y’know, because you already subscribed to the series. And I thank you for it.
Preorder will end on Wednesday the 11th of June whereupon the issue goes on sale for young and old. And of the two, I’ll probably be the latter due to Wednesday the 11th of June also being my birthday and my skin suit will age considerably over that day.
Now for those who don’t know, HEADSPACE is a book I’m writing with art from Eric Zawadzki and Sebastian Piriz, with colours by Eric and Marissa Louise. It is about a man who realises he’s stuck inside the mind of a killer, and he wants to get out (natch). We show some pretty warped visuals, crank out some nasty ideas, but it’s all grounded to the emotional journey of our man on the spot, Shane.
As some of you will have noticed, that art team roster has changed. Unfortunately for us, Chris Peterson had to set sail into the waters off Carpenter Cove due to other commitments. He won’t be a fixture at HEADSPACE HQ anymore, but you need to scope his other books like GoGetters right now. To handle his sequence, we’ve brought aboard Sebastian Piriz and he’s good people. His work with Marissa on colours also pops really well.
In this issue, we point Shane in the direction of his salvation, and then we throw a problem his way that he can choose to avoid, were he the avoiding type of guy. Then, as the kids say, insanity ensues. Eric brings the ruckus with a nasty chase sequence and the final page will have your jaw hitting your iPad as you drool with awe at the beauty of it.
Needless to say, I’m really proud of this issue and I think you’ll dig it. So head over to ComiXology this week and preorder if you’re that type of person.
Also, seeing as it releases on my birthday, maybe do me a Birthday Solid and tell a friend about the book, maybe even gift them the first issue, or just scream from your old timey telescopic megaphone how much you’re digging the series. Do so at #headspacecomic on twitter and see your words in the back of the next issue. You all know indie books live and die on the vine due to word of mouth and such so any Birthday Solid given my way will be remembered and thanked and returned in kind over time.
Thanks, hope you enjoy, and here’s some preview pages to dig on.