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Project Grand Shadows, an upcoming... photocomic?

Project Grand Shadows, an upcoming... photocomic?

Project Grand Shadows is a digital photography comic book project about a homeless man, outsider in our society, who gets recruited to an experiment that goes wrong. As much as the project is about telling the story of the main character, it is about the journey of making the comic.

Project Grand Shadows

Okay, this is something that I'm going to be keeping my eye on. I have no idea if the story is going to be good, but there are times that I'm interested even beyond that. It's not uncommon to see photo comics done online (see Surviving the World, Irregular Webcomic, and Union of Heroes, to name a few), and some artists extensively use photo references, but this just looks and feels different.

The production of this looks to be less a comic than making a movie, with extensive shooting done because all of the panels are done using photographs, but still trying to look like a comic book. If you just told me this idea, I'd think that it sounds like a great idea that'll either look cheap or fall into the uncanny valley, but what I'm seeing so far looks promising.

I'd recommend keeping this project on your radar. If nothing else, there looks to be a lot of potential and talent going into this production, and I don't remember seeing this idea done quite this way, with quite the level of skill involved. Color me extremely interested.

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