As the sun sets on the spectacular superhero career of Astro, he finds himself facing a whirlwind of his own greatest fears, hopes, and regrets.
ASTRO is a 20-page black and white one-shot webcomic telling the story of an aging superhero and the problems that he faces in a new and modern world that apparently no longer needs him. It‘s an homage to classic golden age superheroes like Superman and Batman.
It‘s not a coming-of-age story, it‘s a story about aging.
The year 2195. This is where the young college student Duncan Evans realizes that he is farther away from home than he could have ever imagined. 178 years away, to be exact.
If that wasn’t enough, he quickly discovers that he has been granted a miraculous power to disappear and reappear somewhere else in a flash, which brings him to the attention of a cult of evil monks bent on using his abilities to change the course of mankind.
SHIFTED is a comic book series directed at teenagers and young adults. It is an intricately woven story, driven by a melting pot of fish-out-of-water characters and set in a distant and yet not so unfamiliar (to us) future. It is an action-packed, drama-infused and comedy-sprinkled epic adventure full of mystery, imagination and superpowers.