“Stunning work from these
"A world where normal logic no longer applies." THE GREEN GORCROW
MAGPIE was initially created in 2015 by writer Andrez Bergen and artist Frantz Kantor, working closely together — and sharing a love of things old-skool, noir and pulp-inclined. She has since starred in two issues of the nationally distributed Australian zine Oi Oi Oi!
"A glorious project - a comic with a definite Golden Age feel to it." METAPUNK
Witness a host of offbeat characters and design shenanigans, including the memorable ironclad Ernest (above) and our erstwhile 3D Man!
See Magpie make her grand debut, swap wardrobes, revel in a case of freckles, destroy anyone in her path, and drop some zinging one-liners!
Magpie #1 will feature previously unrevealed original concept art and story notes by creators Andrez Bergen and Frantz Kantor.
"Genius story-telling!" COMIC CRUSADERS
"Buy it! If you like stories that showcase humor along with action,
Magpie is something you should check out. The setup up is great!"
"One of my favorite writers is at it again -
and the art of Frantz Kantor is outstanding!"
"Continues to delight with its references to art and pop culture... The comedic timing and play on our expectations makes the little digs at pop culture all the more delicious.
Andrez Bergen’s dialogue is snappy and crisp. He manages to deliver his messages subtly without ever resorting to preaching. At no time does he try to offer up trite solutions.
Frantz Kantor’s artwork is truly unique. The bold simplicity of the figures and almost cartoonish colors gives us something seldom seen on the market. There are many excellent comic book artists but few with so distinctive a personal style. The panel layouts are inventive and the splash pages breath-taking.
Magpie is something very special. It’s the comic book equivalent of a stand-up comedian delivering a lecture. It makes you laugh even as you learn."
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