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Wednesday, 13 February 2013
Marc Jackson's 'Man from Space' lands online
Marc Jackson, one of the team at Macclesfield-based design agency Creative Hero, has just launched hisMan from Space web comic - an all-ages, all-awesome (hopefully) outer-space
adventures of a intergalactic hobo and his smart-mouthed sidekick
Michael... the Goldfish.
"It’s a weekly strip romp into insanity, with a strong focus on wacky characters and snappy dialogue," enthuses Marc. "Each
week I’ll add more pages and after three/four weeks the current episode
will finish and move onto a new one.
"There won’t be any long-running
stories," he reveals. "It's more like a Saturday morning cartoon approach, hopefully
introducing more craziness – with no strict story rules and complicated
The artwork is bright, energetic and eye-catching and the story sheer Saturday morning cartoon silliness. Give it a try.