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The Weirdest Sci-Fi Comic Ever MadeFree Book for Anyone Pledging by Monday

To encourage early pledges to our new Kickstarter for Lazarus, the Forever Man #1, we’re offering an incentive: a free PDF of by book analyzing Jack Kirby’s bizarre comics continuation of 2001: A Space Odyssey! The book, published… [more]

Lazarus, the Forever Man #170-Page Lazarus, the Forever Man #1 Now on Kickstarter!

Martian Lit is proud to launch the Kickstarter for our newest comic book, Lazarus, the Forever Man #1! The massive, 70-page first issue follows our 24-page zero issue, which reprints the first two Lazarus stories from… [more]

Martian Comics Collected #1Our Comics Plans through Mid-2018

Martian Lit is now able to reveal its publishing plans through around mid-2018. Our next release will be Lazarus, the Forever Man #1, featuring an ambitious 70-page story, illustrated by Sergio Tarquini and Sara Nietto.… [more]

Martian Comics #16Martian Comics #16 Cover Revealed

Martian Lit is proud to reveal the cover to Martian Comics #16, by Jason Muhr and Andrei Tabacaru, the artistic team behind the indy hit Voracious. Muhr previously illustrated two short stories in Martian Comics #3.… [more]

Necropolitan #2Necropolitan #2 Cover Revealed

Martian Lit is proud to reveal the cover to Necropolitan #2, in which the protagonist makes the rounds with serial killers on his first full day in Hell. The cover is by series artist Steven… [more]

Martian Comics #13Martian Comics #13 Cover Revealed

Martian Lit is proud to reveal the cover to Martian Comics #13, which will feature two stories of Martian intervention on Earth. The cover is by Marlena Mozgawa. It depicts the Martian goddess Earth, who… [more]

from The Synthetics #1Announcing The Synthetics

Martian Lit is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of our fifth comics title: The Synthetics! The comic is set in the Martian Universe, which is shared with three other comics: Martian Comics, Kimot Ren, and… [more]

Martian Comics #10Martian Lit Releases Martian Comics #10

Martian Lit is proud to release Martian Comics #10! The 21-page issue concludes “The Second Most Dangerous Game,” written by Julian Darius, with art by Mansyur Daman. The sci-fi riff on the classic story by… [more]

Lazarus, the Forever Man #1Lazarus, the Forever Man #1 Cover Revealed

Martian Lit is proud to reveal the cover to Lazarus, the Forever Man #1, a special 70-page issue that follows the Biblical Lazarus as he comes to terms with his past, while first-century history unfolds… [more]

Lazarus, the Forever Man #0Martian Lit Releases Lazarus, the Forever Man #0

Martian Lit is proud to release the debut issue of Lazarus, the Forever Man! The 24-page zero issue reprints the Lazarus stories from Martian Comics, in preparation for his ongoing series! The series stars the Biblical… [more]

Kimot Ren #3Kimot Ren #3 Cover Revealed

Martian Lit is proud to reveal the cover to Kimot Ren #3, a 37-page issue featuring the next four chapters in the saga of the Martian android stranded in the Wild West! The cover is… [more]

11-9full200Martian Comics #9 Now on comiXology!

The ninth issue of our ambitious indy sci-fi comic Martian Comics is now on ComiXology! The 24-page issue is priced at $2.99. The comic is written by Julian Darius, with art by Mansyur Daman. It continues “The Second… [more]

Necropolitan #12016 Year in Review… and 2017 in Preview

In 2016, Martian Lit published six comics: Martian Comics #4-8 and Kimot Ren #1. In addition, we’ve already hit the ground running in 2017 by publishing Necropolitan #1 (although it and Martian Comics #8 are not yet available… [more]

Martian Comics #11Martian Comics #11 and Lazarus, the Forever Man #1 Covers Revealed

Martian Lit is proud to unveil two new covers! The cover to Martian Comics #11 is by Mansyur Daman and painter Roni Setiawan. It relates to the story “The Second Most Dangerous Game,” which is… [more]

Martian Comics #10Martian Comics #10 Cover Unveiled

Martian Lit is proud to unveil the cover to Martian Comics #10! The cover is by Julian Darius, who’s also the series writer. For more information, visit the Martian Comics official page, check out the series… [more]

Martian Comics #9Martian Comics #9 Cover Unveiled

Martian Lit is proud to reveal the cover to Martian Comics #9. The cover is penciled by Ace Continuado, inked by Jeffrey Huet, and colored by Donovan Yaciuk. For more information, visit the Martian Comics… [more]

Martian Comics #5Hours Left for Martian Comics Kickstarter!

Our Kickstarter for Martian Comics #5 is currently in its final hours and needs your help! The comic focuses on how Mars has seen Earth through the ages, from Martian prehistory to that planet’s space… [more]

Martian Comics #5Final Two Weeks for Martian Comics Kickstarter!

Our Kickstarter for Martian Comics #5 is currently in its final two weeks and needs your help! The comic focuses on how Mars has seen Earth through the ages, from Martian prehistory to that planet’s… [more]

Martian Comics #8Martian Comics #8 Cover Unveiled

Martian Lit is proud to unveil the cover to Martian Comics #8. The cover is by Janaina Medeiros. The issue continues our exploration of 20th-century history, while also beginning a new story. For more information,… [more]

Martian Comics #6Martian Comics #6 Cover Unveiled

Martian Lit is proud to unveil the cover to Martian Comics #6. The cover is by Ean Moody. The issue focuses on JFK, and the cover features an homage to the Oliver Stone film JFK.… [more]

Martian Comics #5“The Canals of Earth” is on Kickstarter Now!

Martian Lit is proud to launch the Kickstarter for our newest sci-fi comic book, “The Canals of Earth!” Watch as Mars looks to the sky and sees Earth, imagining her as a four-armed goddess with her… [more]

Martian Comics #5Martian Comics #5 Cover Revealed

Martian Lit is proud to reveal the cover to Martian Comics #5! The cover is by David A. Frizell and references the classic movie Voyage to the Moon. The issue offers a self-contained story exploring… [more]

Martian Comics #3Hours Left for Martian Comics Kickstarter

There’s just 12 hours left on our Kickstarter for a special 52-page issue of Martian Comics. We’re close to our goal; in fact, we’re less than $250 away. Rewards include a print version of the… [more]

Martian Comics #4 coverMartian Comics #4 Cover Revealed

Martian Lit is proud to reveal the cover to Martian Comics #4. The cover is by series artist Sergio Tarquini and colored by Diego Rodriguez. Before we can get there, however, we need to get… [more]

Nagging Wives, Foolish Husbands, by Nathaniel Tower“getting the laugh out of the reader”: An Interview with Nathaniel Tower about Nagging Wives, Foolish Husbands

Laura Madeline Wiseman: As a poet, I’m interested in how one puts together a collection of poems compared to how one puts together a book of poems. Short story collections, too, can be arranged in… [more]