Patrick Kindlon has written a bunch of comics – most notably We Can By no means Go Residence with co-writer Matthew Rosenberg, from Black Masks Studios – and now he’s joined with artist Goran Gligovic for Run The Dungeon, a story of an limitless dungeon crawl over at Z2 Comics.
The story of Run The Dungeon will observe Relst, a man who’s caught in a labyrinthine dungeon, and his misadventures whereas looking for escape.
Since Run The Dungeon shall be a Z2 deal, it would even be paired with some related music, as Kindlon’s indie band Self Protection Household shall be offering an authentic soundtrack to the piece. And in case you weren’t impressed sufficient, the story can even be its personal old-school pen-and-paper roleplaying marketing campaign.
A comic book, a soundtrack and an RPG – form of is sensible when the writer’s press launch described it as “one among Z2’s most immersive experiences but, mixing comedian e book storytelling, music, and an authentic and utterly playable RPG.”
The 140-page comedian will are available two variations: a normal $19.99 softcover with a Band Camp code for the soundtrack, out there in comics and e book shops; and a $99.99 deluxe hardcover with a slipcase, and the soundtrack on Vinyl LP. The deluxe version shall be restricted to 500 copies, and unique to the Z2 Comics web site.
Patrick Kindlon describes how this complete multimedia venture took place:
“Being trapped in a scary stone labyrinth bought totally too darkish and critical for me the previous decade. I discovered myself eager to learn a correct 2nd Version D&D model dungeon crawl. The place demise is looming, however your job is to giggle in its face. Goran’s work impressed me to really write what I’d been imagining, as a result of he completely captures the vitality of good-natured journey. His artwork makes me really feel like I’m in a basement with buddies, arguing the effectiveness of the magic missile spell. Constructing [my band] Self Protection Household into the venture got here naturally as these had been concepts we’d been speaking about for a while whereas Chris [Tenerowicz] expanded into composing music for TV. Run The Dungeon is the results of these two issues colliding into an entire storytelling expertise for me, and I feel for readers as properly.”
Z2 Writer Josh Frankel provides:
“Run the Dungeon is one thing that has been within the works for fairly a while, courting again to a time once we may all nonetheless catch up in Artist’s Alley or at a close-by lodge bar, speaking comics and music, and create one thing completely new for followers of each. This venture feels each bit as enjoyable, recent and distinctive at the moment because it did the primary time we spoke about it. I’m thrilled to see this one lastly making its manner into the fingers of followers of his band in addition to comedian e book readers and players alike.”
Goran Gligovic seems to make his dwelling in illustration. His final identifiable comics work was the 2018 Kickstarter venture The Bawdy Tales of Lazlo Cale, with author Andrew Maxwell. On the web page it describes Gligovic as “a Serbian comedian e book artist and illustrator. He spent a number of years instructing elementary and highschool English however has not too long ago switched to a profession within the visible arts. He enjoys fantasy, rock n roll and mountain hikes.”