Alterna Comics recently released The Trespasser graphic novel and announced just last week that the Kickstarter for a physical copy of this comic has opened up.
I reviewed the digital version of The Trespasser and really enjoyed this new take on an alien invasion story. The story focuses on Hector Ramos and his daughter Maria, who have been living in seclusion after an unknown event destroyed society. Things take an even worse turn after the appearance of a mysterious intruder.
Justin M. Ryan, the writer of the comic, provided some wonderful words about The Trespasser:
“I began writing TRESPASSER just under two years ago. My goal was to create something tangible to show off after years of brainstorming, planning, designing characters, and generally doing everything but creating an actual comic—a process I feel that most creators are familiar with. My inspiration for the tale is hard to pin down. I knew I wanted to write something scary, and sad, but not all doom and gloom.”
“The idea of a human finding a potentially deadly alien at their mercy was a very interesting concept to me. I particularly enjoyed writing an ‘alien’ story that fell well outside of the usual invasion set up. In the end, TRESPASSER is about xenophobia, and isolationism. Really though, it’s about family. It’s about a father and a daughter, and what they mean to each other. It’s also about the end of the world and aliens with laser guns.”
The base goal for the Kickstarter is $4,000, but there will be stretch goals to allow the team to continue the story or even create new projects.
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