It's a Zine Thing!
Our first print run and greetings from BICS 2023!
We had a great time yesterday at the Brooklyn Independent Comics Showcase, hosted by St. Marks Comics and Industry City! It was a beautiful day on the waterfront, and it was awesome to chat with friends and readers in person (shoutout to Gena!!) and meet so many writers, artists, and new readers!
Speaking of new readers: Thank you for joining us on our journey into the world of the Distant Reaches!
We’ve got a lot of great things launching in the coming months, including more art from talented independent artists, serialized stories from our writing team, a new website, and a print magazine. If you have questions or just want to chat, feel free to write to me (email@example.com) or co-editor Robert Frankel (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Also, we rolled a couple of D20s, and the winner of our raffle yesterday is Joel Strong! Congrats!
Not only was the event a great opportunity to connect with people in the indie comics / science fiction / fantasy scene, but it was also our first foray into print! We published five zines of some of our favorite stories for the event (How to Raze A Family by; Black Powder Bind by Chris Diggins; Swimming in the Swamps of Love by ; Blood of a Titan, Heart of a Mountain by ; and City of Glass by yours truly).
We still have a few copies of each zine, so if you want to order one (one for $10 or three for $25, plus shipping), please reach out to email@example.com, while supplies last.
Finally, our special BICS promotion (40% off new annual subscriptions) is running for a few more hours! Readers who upgrade to a new monthly or annual subscription by midnight, eastern time, April 24, 2023, will also receive a zine of their choice!
Enjoy the Distant Reaches.
P.S. Huge thanks to Mary Florence Sullivan for helping us table and for composing our tasteful and inviting table-scape!
Recent Stories and Lore From the Distant Reaches!
Amalguard Contessa ‘ja Al-Wani’s tussle with an unsavory and difficult customer is brought to light in’s Imperial Palace — Carriage Lot — INCIDENT REPORT.
Excavated from deep within the Magist Imperial University Archives,’s The Curious Matter of the Rat King Papers reveals the discovery of an unsettling creature locked within the Black Vault.
A Baron opens up about the dangerous instability of Rorei the Young in a heartbreaking letter to his wife in Madness Haunts the Imperial Court, by.
Consider the Theoretical and Practical Implications & Applications of Deicide in a proposal of study from The Gymnasium of Meridian Arts, by.
PRANKS NOW ILLEGAL — “Kick Me” Signs and such dubious behavior associated with Poke-A-Patsy Day officially outlawed by the Emperor in a new PSA (brought to you by the hilarious).
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Sounds like a marvelous day! Congrats!
Table layout is great! Congratulations on the successful show.