Martian Comics #1 Preview

We’re pleased to present a preview of Martian Comics #1, containing a complete eight-page story — the first chapter of “The Girl from Mars.”

If you prefer, you can download the entire story now as a high-res CBZ file or PDF file.

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This story means the world to us, and we’ve done everything to make this comic as good as humanly possible.

Please tell someone about it! Feel free to share or even torrent those preview downloads with our thanks! Anything you can do to spread the word would be appreciated… and awesome of you.

In case you missed it, you can also check out the issue’s cover, by the legendary Darick Robertson, here.

You can also follow the project on Twitter and on Facebook.

We’ll be running a Kickstarter for this project in March, and we really hope to see you there.

Update: You can now go to the comic’s official page and buy it on ComiXology!

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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:

Shedding Skin: Two Tales of Horror and Identity




And Still Your Fingers on Your Lips


The Slave Factory


Watching People Burn



Kevin Thurman is a writer based in Chicago. He blogs about comics, life, and music at

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