Martian Comics #1 Cover

Here’s Darick Robertson’s beautiful cover for Martian Comics #1 — Martian Lit’s ambitious first comic book, coming in 2014.

Martian Comics #1 cover

The comic is written by Julian Darius and Kevin Thurman, with interior art by Sergio Tarquini. Cover colors are by Diego Rodriguez; interior color is by R.L. Campos.

We’ve been working on this series for at least two years now, and it’s exciting to see it finally coming to fruition!

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In 1996, while still an undergraduate, Dr. Julian Darius founded what would become Sequart Organization, which publishes non-fiction and documentary films on comic books and promotes the medium as a legitimate form of art. After graduating magna cum laude from Lawrence University (Appleton, Wisconsin), he obtained his M.A. in English, authoring a thesis on John Milton and utopianism. In 2002, he moved to Waikiki, teaching college while obtaining an M.A. in French (high honors) and a Ph.D. in English. In 2011, he founded Martian Lit. He currently lives in Illinois.

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Also by Julian Darius:

Dance until Dismembered




Watching People Burn



Darick Robertson is an acclaimed comic-book artist who co-created Transmetropolitan with Warren Ellis and The Boys with Garth Ennis. His most recent work includes Ballistic, published by Black Mask, and HAPPY!, with Grant Morrison and published by Image Comics.

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