Covers Revealed for The Synthetics #1 and Martian Comics #14-15

Martian Lit is proud to reveal the cover to a number of upcoming comics.

First is The Synthetics #1, with a cover by artist Steven Legge and colorist Donovan Yaciuk. This exciting new series focuses on weird tales of robot life, and is set in our Martian Universe, revealing previously unknown major events. It’s a big debut issue with 46 pages of comics! It’s expected to drop in March.

The Synthetics #1We’ve already revealed the cover to Martian Comics #12, by artist Jason Muhr and colorist Andrei Tabacaru, the artistic team behind the indy hit Voracious. (We announced this as the cover to issue #16, but we’ve moved things around.) Issue #12 is a big anniversary issue, featuring a new installment of “The Girl from Mars,” alongside the cover story about dinosaurs, our first Medieval story, and two pin-ups by Marlena Mozgawa Lenamo.

Martian Comics #12We’ve also previously revealed the cover to Martian Comics #13, by Marlena Mozgawa Lenamo. The issue features a World War II story and also begins a major story about Martian mythology, “Letters from the Underground.”

Martian Comics #13We can now reveal the cover to Martian Comics #14, by artist Cloves Rodrigues and colorist Roni Setiawan. The issue continues “Letters from the Underground.”

Martian Comics #14And here’s the cover to Martian Comics #15, by Marlena Mozgawa Lenamo. The issue concludes “Letters from the Underground.”

Martian Comics #15We hope you enjoy these covers and are looking forward to our 2018 offerings! We’ll keep revealing more plans and covers as 2018 continues.

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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


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