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Ria Vol 1: Seed of Hope Teaser by FabianMonk Ria Vol 1: Seed of Hope Teaser by FabianMonk
Talk about a blast from the past! Anyone remember this one: [link] ?
This is a comic project that was created by Thorsten Kiecker, the man behind StenArts ( [link] ), where I interned for one year after graduating from High School. Back then I started coloring pages for said comic, but once my internship was up and I moved to England for a year, the project was sort of put on hold.
Fast forward to about two and a half months ago: Sten came back out of the woodworks at break-neck speed, with a solid deadline and everything, knocked me straight off my feet. Initially I told him I couldn't do it, I was too busy and shit. But once I realized how much of an idiot/pussy I was for letting that go, we reached an agreement and I am currently back in his studio in Berlin, where we are working mercilessly (and pulling in favors from all over the place) to get this thing done in time for the Comic Convention in Erlangen (small city in Germany - more or less irrelevant for anyone who isn't native to this country, I think).

It'll be self-published (in German), for starters, but we are definitely planning on publishing this thing internationally, so keep your fingers crossed!
This right here is just a teaser panel from the first issue. I realize it ain't much, but consider this a small ass sign of life. And if we survive the coming week I'll be sure to let you know how it all went (aka: awesome)!

Line Art: Thorsten Kiecker (Sten)
Colors: Me
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NeriSiren Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2011
Eeeek, it's staring at me! :sprint: That is an awesome teaser image--besides the excellent Woah! feeling it gives when you first see it, I also like the shades of blue and blue-green.
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ParanoidPoozle Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2010
Wow! This really reaches out and grabs your eye in your gallery! What an awesome drawing! :)
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Gegenschein17 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2010
Toll wie das Licht so zur Mitte fließt.
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FabianMonk Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Danke!
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LORDNEPHALIM Featured By Owner May 18, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Awesome!
Independent publishing is the way to go!
But it is nice to get wider publishing options here and there!
Keep it up sir!
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kevindost Featured By Owner May 18, 2010   Artisan Crafter
I love the color scheme!
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italofc Featured By Owner May 17, 2010
realy cool

its a god eye?
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FabianMonk Featured By Owner May 17, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Well you'd have to read the comic to really find out who it is, but I can tell you this much: no, it's not a god's eye. :]
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italofc Featured By Owner May 26, 2010
=)
web comic?
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FabianMonk Featured By Owner May 26, 2010  Student Digital Artist
No, for print.
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rapxic Featured By Owner May 15, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
awesome!!
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Michael-Chang Featured By Owner May 15, 2010  Professional Filmographer
Colors look great! I'm looking forward to the rest of it.
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AdiFish Featured By Owner May 15, 2010
You better survive that upcoming week! :) Looks dope, as always
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hsfacio Featured By Owner May 15, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Congratulations to everyone involved in this project, to me it looks fantastic!
This level of commitment to a project surely deserves a great success...
Looking forward to see more...
Best.
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NicChapuis Featured By Owner May 15, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Bist du deswegen nicht online???
Wehe du bist nicht bald mal wieder bei msn oder aim.
Dann gibts HIEBE.

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FabianMonk Featured By Owner May 16, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Du hast es erfasst. Wenn du dir endlich mal Skype zulegen würdest könnte man sich ja eventuell noch unterhalten!
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mandelak Featured By Owner May 15, 2010  Student Filmographer
freaking awesome. this looks like it will be dope and would make a great animated series someday
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JessicaMDouglas Featured By Owner May 15, 2010  Professional General Artist
Very lovely.
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Themrock Featured By Owner May 15, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
na endlich!
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FabianMonk Featured By Owner May 16, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Der Comic dürfte dir doch eigentlich gar nicht gefallen, haha. Der ist durch und durch Mainstream! :]
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Themrock Featured By Owner May 16, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Man kann sich ja trotzdem freuen das Thorsten und Du das Projekt endlich beenden könnt und einen Erfolg damit haben sollt!
Steckt ja trotzdem viel Arbeit drin.
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FabianMonk Featured By Owner May 16, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Das is sehr cool. Danke auf jeden Fall für die Unterstützung! Wie schauts aus, lässt du dich auch in Erlangen blicken?
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Themrock Featured By Owner May 16, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Sollte ich mal machen, da die Jazam Typen mich schon das 4te mal drängeln ^^

Aber ich hatte eh auch mal vor Thorsten zu besuchen.
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