Today on The Event Horizon, join us as we speak with Madeleine Holly-Rosing, creator of the popular steampunk fantasy graphic novel series Boston Metaphysical Society She’s with us this afternoon at 7 pm Eastern / 4 pm Pacific to talk about the third standalone story in the saga, called Boston Metaphysical Society: Ghosts and Demons. The Kickstarter to get it published has just launched!
It is the third standalone story that continues the original six issue mini-series. The story will be 35 pages in a 44 page perfect bound book. This is also the first Kickstarter in which Boston Metaphysical is presenting their first coloring book, with twenty illustrations by Alejandro Lee.
The Society is comprised of a blend of original and historical figures, each of which Ms. Holly-Rosing has written up into fully realized characters with compelling personal stories to tell. The members are: Samuel Hunter, ex-Pinkerton Detective; Caitlin O’Sullivan, Medium and Spirit Photographer and Granville Woods, Scientist Extraordinaire.
With art and colors by Gwynn Tavares and lettering by Troy Peteri, in this story Caitlin and Alma have continued Mary and Frida’s work as union organizers, but when Caitlin has a disturbing dream about her childhood friend, Duncan the ghost, she decides to return to Boston to find out what’s wrong. Though it is a happy reunion with Samuel and Granville, something much more sinister awaits her and the team.
Here are the air times for this new episode of The Event Horizon:
|Saturday (today)||4 PM Pacific / 7 PM Eastern / 12 AM GMT||Sunday (tomorrow)||4 PM Pacific / 7 PM Eastern / 12 AM GMT|
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About Madeleine Holly-Rosing
With an MFA in Screenwriting from UCLA, Ms. Holly-Rosing brought her background of TV and feature film writing to the world of comics along with a love of history and science fiction. The comic began online six years ago and went to print with a special 24 page edition a year later. The original series received an Honorable Mention at the 2013 Geekie Awards and was nominated for Best Comic/Graphic Novel in 2014. It has also been consistently nominated for best webcomic by the Steampunk Chronicles Readers’ Choice Awards in 2013, 2014 and 2015. The complete series is now available in trade paperback from Source Point Press along with the previous standalone stories, The Scourge of the Mechanical Men and The Spirit of Rebellion.
Ms. Holly-Rosing is a veteran of Kickstarter having successfully funded the last six campaigns for this series and surpassed her last funding goal of $3,855 to print The Spirit of Rebellion by over 400%. “I love Kickstarter. It has enabled myself and many other creators to achieve their goals.”
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