You’ve still got a couple of weeks to back my new graphic novel, Hex Loader, on Kickstarter.
Hex Loader is a coming of age story about a young man, far outside his comfort zone and forced to define himself for the first time. It’s a rumination on practical magic, the messy nature of creativity and the compromises we make along the way. It’s a love letter to 1980s computer games, Vertigo comics and underground counter-culture.
And it’s a comic about old friends, new friends, occult code, skeleton monsters and an imaginary wombat with a really big machine gun.
Some of you may have seen the earlier issues of Hex Loader (three were published between 2016 and 2018) but this complete edition concludes the story with those three chapters plus over 60 more pages of new material.
As well as the 152-page book in physical or digital form, all backers will also receive a bonus retro ZX Spectrum game based on the story! This is an actual Spectrum game, and can only be played on an emulator (included with the game) or by copying it to audio tape and loading it on authentic Sinclair hardware like the old days!
The campaign has already met its funding target, the pages are all complete and being lettered, so it’s only a matter of time before it’s ready for your eager eyes.