NORTHLAND FRAIL is a graphic series.
We are currently producing Part 1: 'The First Ones'.
At the epicenter of a mythic feud, two young brothers must find the strength to defeat their power mad uncle and defend a fragile new democracy.
NORTHLAND FRAIL is 'mythtopia' that we've been developing in a tight circle for several years; the first script of which we have been workshopping for over two years.
It's a digital world. It's our goal to use this new medium as a means to reach more readers at lower cost. But more importantly, it gives us the opportunity to do action and 'implied' motion in a way that has rarely been seen before with the use of 'jump-cuts' and delayed reveals (at the click of a mouse) while still following the 'spirit' of a more familiar panel format.
How can you know what you want if you don't know who you are?
The Helms of Northland ask this question to all their youth. Two young brothers attempt to answer by taking The Trails; a collection of tests designed to push anyone who enters to the breaking-point. We are what we do; and The Trials burn away all pretense...
Featuring a violent culture in a world of monsters, the brother’s fight for the chance “to have your say, and keep it.”
SEAN ROWE - Writer/Producer
Sean has spent the last few years of his life in the trenches of the film industry. Rising through the ranks as a post-house technician; he's 'cut his teeth' on projects such as Avengers, Transformers 3, Django. Since then he has become an editor for a start-up company in Hollywood. However, he has always been passionate about writing; and is very excited to share NORTHLAND FRAIL with the world.
STEVE WOOD - Illustrator
Steve is a digital Fantasy and Sci-fi illustrator (mostly fantasy) who also teaches design and digital media in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota. he holds two degrees in Fine arts, a B.F.A. from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and an M.F.A. from the Savannah College of art and design. He has always loved fantasy and science fiction works since he was a child and enjoy the fact that now as an adult he gets to create works of art that help illustrate the books and games he grew up with.
DAVE LANPHEAR - Letterer
Dave’s award-winning for his creativity and craft in the comic industry, with years of experience in daily delivery of print production, graphic communication, branding and storytelling.
Dave has lettered: Lady Death, X-men, The Might Avengers, Gen 13, Fantastic Four, Turok, Wolverine (To name only a few.)
We are proud to have him with us on this project.