A Woman with Mettle and a Robot with a Metal Heart
A three chapter graphic novel about a Woman who's lost everything, and has nothing left to lose. Set in a retro futuristic universe where robots are sworn to protect human life, but still struggle to understand it. The female lead, Dorothy Wicke is a genius in blending biology and mechanics, but is having difficulty with her memory. Now a Robot has taken her hostage, as it attempts to better understand her, and humanity. Finding that they have a common foe, Dorothy and the Robot join forces to flee the pending incursion. By delving into their pasts, they find that their pursuer may be more familiar than they thought. While Dorothy and the Robot search for a peaceful resolution, the incoming forces want to spill their BLOOD AND MOTOR OIL
Blood & Motor Oil - Oculus
Blood & Motor Oil - Archive
Blood & Motor Oil - Nexus
Matthew Tavares is putting his pencil to work for the final chapter of Blood & Motor Oil. The most visually dynamic and action packed of the chapters, his comic penciling experience is about to light up pages filled with feuding family, broken hearts and of course, ROBOTS! This fellow Canuck is about to take this change of pace in NEXUS and blow it out of the water.
Allison Danger is not only the writer/creator of the Blood and Motor Oil scripts and universe, she has taken on the role of inking and colourist for this project as well. As the writer/creator, she has an invested interest in the characters development and an intimate understanding of the story and overall concept that can be told through nuance in colour selection and usage throughout the works.
Christopher Ables, master of some of the tightest pencils, and genious at bringing character design to life. His panel work is stellar and is dynamic enough to take you on parts of this wild, but emotional journey. The emotionality he is able to convey through a characters facial expressions makes his pencils stand apart. This body of work has been done in his traditional comic style which helps some of the darker story points in OCULUS and ARCHIVE be more digestible.
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