It’s been a while, so here’s a long-overdue look at the Atomic Pulp line of webcomics. If you’re reading this, then you’re almost certainly aware that I write, and publish online, three weekly, serialized webcomics (did I mention that they’re free?): Gravedigger, Perils On Planet X, and Femme Noir.
• Gravedigger is more than halfway through its action-packed second continuity, “The Predators.” Over the last couple months we’ve had some scheduling issues due to various circumstances on both my part and multiple-award-winning artist/co-creator Rick Burchett’s, but it looks like we’re back on track now, with new installments every Monday. Once “The Predators” wraps, we plan to move right into the third – and biggest – Gravedigger caper, tentatively titled, “The Abductors.” Like “The Predators,” this one is brand-new, and has never been available in any format before.
• Every Wednesday sees an episode of Femme Noir, drawn by my pal, Joe Staton, who is currently shaking up the funny pages as the artist on the Dick Tracy newspaper strip. At the moment, we are re-presenting previously-published stories while we gear up to produce a new graphic novel.
• The most popular of the Atomic Pulp webcomics (in terms of monthly traffic) is Perils On Planet X, which updates on Fridays. This swashbuckling interplanetary adventure, which is illustrated by the immensely talented Gene Gonzales, and colored by Ian Sokoliwski, has updated like clockwork for more than a year now, with no missed weeks. We’re about a third of the way into Chapter Three of the first storyline, “Hawke Of Terra,” and looking toward the future. We’re working on plans for a collected volume (and maybe some crowdfunding to pull it off) of this first “Book,” as well as discussing future stories.
• My collaborators and I appreciate all comments and feedback from our readers. We also appreciate every link and referral, because the more readers we have, the easier it is justify keeping them going. So thanks, to everyone who’s helped spread the word… and if you haven’t read them yet: why not?