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Looking for a story to captivate your imagination on these cold winter nights? Immerse yourself in these fantastical worlds.

Amya: Faye, the mute, spelltouched daughter of a great lord, lives a simple, sheltered life interrupted only by dark dreams of an apocalypse. When she meets a young stranger while out at market one day, her quiet life turns rapidly into a dangerous adventure.

Ava’s Demon: The story of Ava’s Demon follows a 15 year old girl named Ava Ire. She has the misfortune of being haunted by a demon named Wrathia Bellarmina, who takes joy in manipulating Ava’s actions to make her life as miserable as possible. Only later does Ava learn about Wrathia’s true motives, and little does she know how tumultuous her life is to become.

Dream*Scar: Dream*scar is an urban fantasy, set in a world where Unhumans, the creatures of myth and lore, live openly amongst humans. The reveal only happened some 20 years ago, and times are still slightly chaotic for everyone involved [racism especially rampant]. Admist all this is a girl named Vix. She knows she is an unhuman, and she knows how they are treated,  but she is lucky – she’s an empath, and her powers easily hidden. But when something goes wrong, and people end up dead, she begins to realize that there’s more to her than she can comprehend…

Earthsong: The planets are living powerful beings and the sentient species that occupy their surfaces are their children. They face a crisis when their elemental lifeblood begins to seep into the children, eventually culminizing into a soulstone which gives them great powers, but at the cost of their life and eventually that of the planets’ too.

Everblue: In a world of endless ocean, a young shipwright named Luna meets an odd and cheerful drifter when he crashes his flying boat on her city’s dock. When strange circumstances force Luna to leave her home, her once quiet life quickly takes a turn for the unpredictable. In an instant she is swept up in an adventure that will take her beyond the bounds of the charted world and into the Everblue, following the path of an ancient legend with the potential to change the world forever.

Feywinds: Kit used to live a simple life, an “innocent woodland creature” kind of simple life. But things have changed and now she’s human (mostly). With her adventuresome buddies, she’s on an epic quest to free oppressed treasure, kidnap princes in distress, and wander the Seven Kingdoms until they fail their way into legend!

…and maybe raid a chicken coop or two on the way there…

Final Arcanum: Does he make a new home or try to find his old one? Is he even a pirate anymore if he’s so far from his ship and crew? After he takes a tumble from his ship, Acacitli finds himself lost in more ways than one. Not only does he get tangled up with bounty hunters, the number one enemy of pirates, but also a strange man has begun relentlessly pursuing Acacitli and the mysterious amulet his father gave him long ago. The story begins in the clouds…

Ianua: Ianua is a Victorian fantasy webcomic set in a world where magic has replaced technology and the advent of demon summoning has caused massive social and economic changes. While the story hosts a large cast of characters, a young man named Janus lies at the center of web of fate that connects them all. His encounter with a unbound demon will bring about a series of trials, dangers and magic that has not been seen in centuries.

Snow By Night: Snow-by-Night is a winter spirit on a quest to find her heart. Her path leads her to Sherbourg, a city built on the colonial frontier. She falls in with Blaise and Jassart, a pair of thieves, who each have very different reasons for helping her. With their meddling, her quest does not go as she hoped, and she discovers that finding a heart is a greater challenge than she ever imagined.

Spindrift: Spindrift is a weekly updated comic featuring a modern fantasy story about intrigue, warfare, family, love and betrayal. The story follows the conflict between the close-minded, conservative Alar race and their mortal enemies, the power-hungry Ildrei. And one young woman who gets caught in between…
As half-Alar, half-Ildrei, Morwenna’s existence offends both races. She and her companions must find a way to navigate the conflict - and attempt to bring peace between the two sides.

Wilde Life: Wilde Life is a supernatural adventure/horror series set in a small town in rural Oklahoma. It focuses on stories centered around creatures from Native American mythology.

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“Why is she even here?”

“Who?”

“Herrrr. Benny is so stupid, it’s all going to just blow up in his face.”

“Sounds like you’re making it personal. What she do to you?”

“Nothing.. but she’s crazy, like psycho crazy.”

“And that’s coming from someone who drinks blood and dies every other month.. right.”

“Umm.. I’m normal ok?”

“Sure.. keep telling yourself that.“

“Don’t be annoying..”

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Iranian Living Room (collaborative project)

Photographers include Mohammad Mahdi Amya, Majid Farahani, Saina Golzar, Sanaz Hajikhani, Hamed Ilkhan, Ali Kaveh, Mahshid Mahboubifar, Mehdi Moradpour, Sahar Pishsaraeian, Negar Sadehvandi, Hashem Shakeri, Sina Shiri, Morteza Soorani, Nazanin Tabatabaei Yazdi, Ali Tajik

Under the creative direction of Enrico Bossan, head of photography at Fabrica, 15 young Iranian photographers welcome us into the “Iranian Living Room”, a unique space beyond global media and local state. This is where life is lived in private in Iran; it is often where life takes place, in fact.

In this living room both literal and metaphorical, we are privileged to discover multiple interpretations of Iranian reality: cultural differences and similarities, solitude and conviviality, relaxation and excitement, dressing up for an interior life versus dressing up for the street, the rhythms of religious ceremony and the patterns of everyday life.

Where much life on the street is presented by the world’s media as foreign and inhibited, behind these closed doors the lens captures a life that is immediately recognisable in all its untrammelled richness. It takes on a central role as a kind of counterpoint to the contested street, functioning as a new public sphere. It is both far away and close to home. These vignettes are framed by young photographers who, through their own storytelling, might help change the stories told about Iran.

Iranian Living Room is the first of a series of editorial projects self-published by Fabrica. - burn magazine

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“–And I just don’t understand.. how someone could just show up to your house and act like nothing happened.. you know?”

“Yeah I guess..”

“Hey Diane Sawyer he fucking heard you like the first fifteen times. We all heard you. Let it go.”

“Yeah and you’re also the one who gave him my address..”

“–So fucking go back to him then and stop bitching about it.. you’re blowing my high.”

“You know.. you don’t have to be such a dick..”

“Yeah well get use to it.”

A little trade with the Amya team who drew me a really cool Namesake fanart. This is Faye, a fiery mute spellcaster and an enormous cutie! Amya and Namesake are supporting each other lately because we both have Kickstarters with awesome ladies going on at the same time! Stressed comic artists unite.

Anywho. Feels good to color something that isn’t a Namesake page. It’s been a while!

Please check out:

The Valor Kickstarter

The Amya Kickstarter

We have been sharing a lot of Amya art recently, but here is a little something different. This is Emma of the fantastic webcomic Namesake. If you haven’t read it yet, go do so! It was done as an art exchange to help cross promote some fantastic kickstarters!

If you like stories with strong female leads please check out:

The Valor Kickstarter

The Amya Kickstarter

I promise you won’t regret it!

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Artificer

A tale of treasure, womanly love, and a little miscommunication on the high seas.

Exciting news for followers of Amya Chronicles as well as the beautiful works of Cari Corene. Savannah and Cari will be pairing up with Filthy Figments to bring you a sex-positive tale of lady love set in the Amya universe.

The tale will centre around Renie and Kytaha as they first meet and head to the seas in search of grand treasures. The story will release on Filthy Figments in May with writing by Savannah Houston-McIntyre and artwork by Cari Corene. The exact date is TBA.

Feel free to follow the links below for future wips, news, and potential live-streams as we prepare for this exciting adventure!