Amanda Scurti writes:
Terrestrial is an Earth-themed fantasy comics & illustration anthology. Provided with only the word "Earth" to begin their work, each artist has cultivated an immersive, unique piece that encompasses the natural and fantastical through visual storytelling.
We have 18 artists of all different genders and nationalities contributing this round. After departing from Rookery, which I took up the helm of earlier this year, I thought it'd be nice to get some of the contributors plus some new artists together to participate in this book. I love fantasy and sci-fi works – visual and literary – but often they can seem sort of inaccessible to someone just starting their own journey into the genres. I think Terrestrial is how off-the-wall some people can go when given the same prompt while still retaining a lot of love for the subject at hand.
Our examples here are by:
Carey Pietsch has been working on several comics of her own creation, as well as several titles for BOOM! studios, including a Regular Show title written by Kevin Burk Halter & some work on the current Adventure Time run, like a short in AT#30 written by Ryan North. She will be at SPX – table E12.
Molly Ostertag is the artist for Strong Female Protagonist and also a fellow SVA classmate. She will be at SPX – table B14B.
Aatmaja Pandya is an illustrator/comic artist that has been running her webcomic, The Bell Blues, for a fair amount of time. She is also another SVA classmate. She will be at SPX – table B14B.
Peter Schmidt is an illustrator/cartoonist. Peter was an organizer of Creepythread along with Jensine Eckwall. The book debuted at MoCCA Fest as well and was very successful.
For those not attending SPX – Terrestrial can be purchased at storenvy here.
Amanda Scurti is an illustrator/cartoonist. She is currently working on a new issue of Tales of the Night Watchman for So What? Press, and was the editor for Rookery: Urban Legends & Myths which debuted at MoCCA Fest. She will be at SPX – table B14A.