The Only Living Boy In Portland – And The Creators Are Coming To A Store Near You Soon

Inspired by classic pulp novels, old-time radio broadcasts and Saturday morning cartoons, the first volume of David Gallaher and Steve Ellis comic The Only Living Boy will be available for the first time in stores from  March 8th.

The series presents the adventures of Erik Farrell, a runaway boy who awakens on a strange planet to discover he just might be the last human alive. Erik must befriend an insect princess and a mermaid warrior in order to defeat an evil dragon and a slew of dangerous creatures. Eight years in the making, The Only Living Boy: Prisoner Of The Patchwork Planet will be published by Papercutz in March, followed by Volume 2 in July, Volume 3 in October, with more volumes to follow in 2017.

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And for those at ComicsPRO in Portland, here is the exclusive cover at the show…

Instead of participating in traditional bookstore readings to support the print publication of comic, the creative team will be conducting #makecomics workshops for their young fans and aspiring creators. Participants will receive helpful, honest advice about project planning, publishing, funding, and navigating the comic industry. Workshops will be held at the following locations:

Harrison, NY

AW YEAH COMICS

March 5, Early Afternoon

Montclair, NJ

EAST SIDE MAGS

March 5, Late Afternoon

Staten Island, NY

COMIC BOOK JONES

March 6

Brooklyn, NY

ELK (David Only!)

March 8

Ithaca, NY
Buffalo Street Books (Steve Only!)
March 15

Chicago

C2E2

March 18-20

Frederick, MD

BRAINSTORM COMICS

April 2

Falls Church, VA.

VICTORY COMICS

April 3

Long Island, NY

LONG ISLAND LIBRARIES AND POP-CULTURE CONFERENCE (David Only!)

April 14

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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